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Published: 20 November 2014

352 Pages


ISBN: 9780195526868

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Social Policy in Australia: Understanding for Action

Third Edition

Alison McClelland and Paul Smyth

  • Updated to reflect significant changes in Australian society since 2010, including the election of the Abbott government.
  • New chapter: 'Population: An Ever-present Policy Issue'
  • Two completely re-written chapters: 'Education Policy: Issues, Debates and Opportunities in Australian Schooling' and 'Housing Policy: Change and Prospects'
  • Significant updates to 'Healthy Policy: Change and Continuity', which now addresses changing governments and health policy dynamics, and 'Taxation: Paying for Policy'

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