Women, social welfare, and the state in Australia
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Published by Allen & Unwin in Sydney, Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Australia,
  • Australia.

Subjects:

  • Women -- Australia -- Social conditions.,
  • Women -- Services for -- Australia.,
  • Public welfare -- Australia.,
  • Australia -- Social policy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Cora V. Baldock, Bettina Cass.
SeriesStudies in society (Sydney, N.S.W.) ;, 20
ContributionsBaldock, Cora V. 1935-, Cass, Bettina.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1236.5.A8 W65 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 330 p. :
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3192293M
ISBN 100868611581, 0868611662
LC Control Number83070996

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