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Poverty and aspects of inequality in Australia

Diana Encel

Poverty and aspects of inequality in Australia

an annotated bibliography, 1963-1987

by Diana Encel

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Published by Social Welfare Research Centre in Kensington, NSW .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poverty -- Bibliography.,
  • Australia -- Economic conditions -- 1945- -- Bibliography.,
  • Australia -- Social conditions -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Diana Encel.
    SeriesSWRC research resource series -- no. 3
    ContributionsUniversity of New South Wales. Social Welfare Research Centre
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ7165.A8 E54 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 174 p. --
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16013287M

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