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Royal Adelaide Hospital School of Nursing graduation address
The most common set of stereotypes was that older people were almost universally debilitated and depressed, daggy and despicable, daft and dejected, demented and dotty. It was commonly assumed that before long our society ...
Is retirement working?
The four main issues for a person facing retirement are income - having enough and having it regularly; having adequate health care; having appropriate living and housing arrangements; and having interest and purpose in ...
Dependency and old age: social policy responses
Let us assume that dependency is a real, observable, identifiable, measurable phenomenon - a characteristic that is part of the make up of all population groups within our society, but particularly observable as it relates ...
A State perspective
The argument in this paper is that in Commonwealth/State relations the Commonwealth has the bulk of financial resources at its disposal and allocations to the states are fraught with technical and distributional issues. ...
Welfare and the State: issues for the 1990s
As we look to the last decade of this century, after almost a century of formal welfare state activity, we can't get away from the one fundamental part of our analysis, and that is how people live and how they ought to ...