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    • 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 ...
    • People smuggling: national security implications 

      Graycar, Adam; Tailby, Rebecca (2002-02)
      The smuggling and trafficking of human beings has increased throughout the world, owing to the globalisation process and other factors. The problem is exacerbated in size and seriousness by the growing involvement of ...
    • People smuggling: national security implications 

      Graycar, Adam; Tailby, Rebecca (2000-08)
      The smuggling and trafficking of human beings has increased throughout the world, owing to the globalisation process and other factors. The problem is exacerbated in size and seriousness by the growing involvement of ...
    • Pets and the elderly 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-10)
      Research around the world has shown the value of pets for older people. A pet is a friend to whom the loneliest person, practically incapable of communication with fellow humans can talk and express affection. People who ...
    • Points on discrimination 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-10)
      Age discrimination is making a choice which disadvantages, unfairly or unreasonably, an elderly person because of their age. The Equal Opportunity Act 1984 makes it unlawful to make a choice between two people on the ...
    • Post secondary education 

      Graycar, Adam (1992-10)
      This speech uses aspects of both the Finn and Carmichael Reports concerning the state of post secondary education, vocational training, apprenticeships, university, year 12, TAFE system and school retention rates.
    • Predicting success: what works 

      Graycar, Adam (2000-09)
      Predicting success involves a complex set of factors that may involve intervention at different points in the life cycle. There are two levels of activity in which success can be predicted: preventing offending; and ...
    • Probation and parole 2000 

      Graycar, Adam (1997-07)
      Community corrections will be a growth industry. From 1976 to 1996 the number of people in prison doubled, and the imprisonment rate per 100,000 adult population in Australia rose from 90 to 122 (up 34%). Probation and ...
    • Public and private in welfare services 

      Graycar, Adam (1983-05)
      This paper examines relationships between non-government welfare organizations (NGWOs) and governments, and discusses questions relating to the boundaries between statutory and non-statutory activities privatization of ...
    • Public policy 

      Graycar, Adam (1988-10)
      Why does the policy process result in one type of policy rather than another? Depending on the circumstances, the answer may lie in the realm of ideology, or in the realm of pure expediency, or somewhere in between, where ...
    • 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 ...
    • Reconciliation & crime: Aboriginal juvenile justice issues 

      Graycar, Adam (1997-05)
      There is a disproportionate number of Aboriginal juveniles in the juvenile justice system. There has been an overall increase in the national over-representation level between September 1993 when an Indigenous juvenile ...
    • Repairing the harm of youth crime 

      Graycar, Adam (2000-09)
      While recognising that crime is wrong, restorative justice recognises that retribution can lead to the further alienation of the offender from society and therefore increase the likelihood of continued anti-social behaviour. ...
    • Research and policy 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-04)
      Policy making involves planning and negotiation. Researchers develop theory, provide data, promote socio-technical solutions. Research is one small element in the policy process.
    • Resident-funded aged accommodation 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-04)
      As part of their marketing strategy, promoters of retirement villages offer a lifestyle which will ensure happiness, security and fulfilment. Unfortunately it is not possible to assess the relative importance of the ...
    • Residents in nursing homes 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-07)
      In our society elderly people have a greater diversity of living arrangements than any other group - most live independently in their own homes - some with spouses, some alone, some with their children and grandchildren, ...
    • Retirement 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-06)
      Retirement is a fairly recent phenomenon dating back no more than a century and a half. Retirement comes differently to different people - some long for it to get them away from tedium, boredom and drudgery - others look ...
    • Retirement villages 

      Graycar, Adam (1986)
      There are many types of "retirement villages", some operated by charitable or religious bodies, some by public authorities and some by commercial developers. People wishing to move into such a village generally must be ...
    • Retirement villages 

      Graycar, Adam (1988-08)
      For some older people moving is an important and necessary activity and it makes life easier and more comfortable, provides a less stressful lifestyle and gives people a new lease of life. For others it is deeply distressing, ...
    • Retirement, ageing and social policy 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-05)
      There are 3 factors that need to be considered when talking about retirement and each of these factors represents a stage in the retirement process that requires adjustment. (1) the retirement 'event'; (2) the 'process' ...