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The Australian welfare state

Jones, M. A.

The Australian welfare state

origins, control, choices

by Jones, M. A.

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Published by Allen & Unwin in Sydney, Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Public welfare -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-274) and index.

      StatementM.A. Jones.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV473 .J66 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination284 p. :
      Number of Pages284
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2219114M
      ISBN 100044421486
      LC Control Number89046279
      OCLC/WorldCa22519547

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