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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 ...
    • 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 by ...
    • Ageing in a new age 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-03)
      A most pressing need is to develop an agenda for ageing so that the explosion of care in particular, and our ageing situation in general can be managed coherently, compassionately, efficiently and equitably.
    • Aged care : where to now? 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-04)
      Significant and monumental changes have taken place in the recent past in the structure of Australia's population, in the needs exhibited and expressed by the population, and in the methods used to attend those needs. For ...
    • Ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-04)
      Significant and monumental changes have taken place in the recent past in the structure of Australia's population, in the needs exhibited and expressed by the population, and in the methods used to attend those needs. For ...
    • Aged care in Australia : conflicting issues 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-04)
      For conventional reasons those aged 65 or more are regarded as constituting our population of elderly persons. 9.7% of Australia's population is aged 65 or more. Most are not in the labour force and thus rely for their ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • Grey power 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-07)
      As elderly citizens and voters increase as a proportion of the general Australian population, and with the increasingly vociferous public debates around the theme of retirement income, the question arises as to whether old ...
    • Volunteers in social welfare services 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-07)
      Organised professionalised social welfare services are relatively recent developments. In the history of social welfare, organised services came long before professionalised services. There have been people unable to ...
    • Ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-08)
      Between July 1, 1980 and June 30,1981, 111,220 Australians turned 65 - that is 325 per day. Approximately 73,000 people over 65 died in the same period, that is 210 per day. Thus our "aged" population increased by around ...
    • Agenda for ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-08)
      To provide adequately and appropriately, government must consider a comprehensive agenda for ageing which includes income security, health care, social services, housing, labour force and older workers, communication and ...
    • Rural ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-08)
      The structure of our elderly population is undergoing a dramatic change at the moment and our society is on the verge of some quite significant and monumental changes. At the beginning of this century life expectancy for ...
    • Some points on dementia 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-08)
      In the ageing industry rarely does a day go by without some reference to, or comment about, or description of, the silent epidemic - the overwhelming, staggering and intense issue in gerontological planning and policy ...
    • Graduation address 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-09)
      We have all seen technical changes of astounding, stunning and overwhelming consequence. We can find technical solutions to many of our problems. We can think the unthinkable and do the undoable - yet are we a lot better ...
    • Women and ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-10)
      15 per cent more women than men turn 65 each day. For a long time policy makers, researchers and community service people seemed to regard all elderly people as a homogenous group and use terms like "the aged'' to describe ...