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    • Social factors in illness 

      Graycar, Adam (1973-09)
      Man is a biological entity, but it is eroneous to think of him simply as a biological entity - man in these circumstances would be a non-entity. The collection of tissues - of muscles, blood, brain and water that together ...
    • Non-Government welfare organisations 

      Graycar, Adam (1975-10)
      Government has a clear constituency, a reasonably well understood sense of responsibility and accountability, and sufficient resources to undertake the jobs it chooses to perform for the community. Voluntary agencies, on ...
    • Participation 

      Graycar, Adam (1976-11)
      Can the poorly educated person of low socio-economic status participate equally with the well trained engineer in the shiny suit? Is participation a threat to expertise? This is one of the themes taken up in the context ...
    • Consultative arrangements in social policy : the Second Bailey Report 

      Graycar, Adam (1978-11)
      As Welfare Statism progressed from infancy to maturity it became increasingly apparent that the aspirations of those who stood to gain were being achieved in only the most limited manner. Significant steps were made in ...
    • Backlash and the public sector : does the welfare state have a future? 

      Graycar, Adam (1979-09)
      The Welfare State, once seen as an important mechanism for alleviating poverty and for redistributing resources is going into low gear. It has come under fire from critics on both the left and the right. Those on the ...
    • Social responsibility of business 

      Graycar, Adam (1980-04)
      Looks at the interdependence of the welfare system and business in society.
    • Ageing in Australia: a pointer to political dilemmas 

      Graycar, Adam (1981-00)
      The social consequence of ageing is cumulative exclusion of a significant number of people from income, jobs, and meaningful roles in society. The political consequence is determination of the legitimacy of claims made ...
    • Public policy and the non-government welfare sector 

      Graycar, Adam; Yates, Ian (1981-08)
      This is a working paper for a larger report "Non-government welfare and the state". From the earliest days in colonial Australia 'charitable organisations' have been part of the social welfare system. Also from the ...
    • Changing needs of the Australian community 

      Graycar, Adam (1981-08)
      In Australia, as in other industrial nations, expenditure on social policy items consumes the largest single item of public expenditure. This has led to intense political debate about whether we can continue to afford ...
    • An agenda for Australian social policy research 

      Graycar, Adam (1981-10)
      There are two ways of talking about research and how research fits into a policy agenda. First of all, we can talk about where research fits into policy generally, and secondly, how in the research centre where I work we ...
    • Health and social policy 

      Graycar, Adam (1981-11)
      Problems in health care planning and delivery are part of the political economy of all modern industrial nations regardless of the financing mechanisms used, regardless of the degree of regulation attempted, regardless of ...
    • Ageing in Australia: overview and social policy 

      Graycar, Adam (1982-00)
      Elderly people require a wide range of supports, especially income support, health services, housing support and social services. Public resources which are allocated are substantial, yet the range of incomes, access to ...
    • An eye for evaluation 

      Graycar, Adam; Moller, Jerry (1982-00)
      A model is developed by which evaluation of social work services can study a cross-section of factors which affect the performance of that service. It demonstrates how the boundaries of an evaluation can be defined without ...
    • Social aspects of dependence and family care 

      Graycar, Adam (1982-02)
      Ageing in Australia (and in other industrial societies) is seen by many as a problem because it is so often associated with dependency. Dependency, I would argue, is socially structured and created, and the social consequence ...
    • Who are the carers ; what are their needs? 

      Graycar, Adam (1982-03)
      The rates of chronic illness in all industrial societies are very high. Chronic conditions increase in incidence with age. The Australian Bureau of Statistics survey identified the extent of chronicity in Australia, ...
    • Non-government welfare organizations - policies and politics 

      Graycar, Adam (1982-03)
      The Social Welfare Research Centre has conducted a study which tries to identify the number of non-government welfare organizations (NGWOs) in Australia and developed a classification. Our survey indicates there are ...
    • Traditional agencies 

      Graycar, Adam (1982-03)
      The Wolfenden Committee in the U.K. identified four sectors which provide "social care" - the statutory, the commercial, the informal, and the "voluntary". The preferred term for "voluntary" is "non-government". The ...
    • Social policy 

      Graycar, Adam (1982-04)
      Social policy is a broad term which describes systems of allocations in any society in which benefits are distributed to individuals and communities so that they might attain a certain standard of living and/or quality of ...
    • Trends in social and community services in the future 

      Graycar, Adam (1982-07)
      Those of us involved in social welfare, either as service providers or as academic researchers, are concerned with the well being of people in our community - with levels of living, with peoples' access to quality care, ...
    • Informal, voluntary and statutory services: the complex relationship 

      Graycar, Adam (1982-08)
      The argument of this paper is that equitable social care can eventuate only with the acceptance of a greater role for public sector services. In debates about the development of social care, politicians in industrial ...