Description - No Charity There by Brian Dickey
No Charity There, now in a revised edition, provides the first general history of social welfare in Australia. It traces the development of official and community attitudes to demands and expectations.Using material not previously readily available, Brian Dickey analyses how Australian society has sought to solve the problems raised by a wide variety of vulnerable groups since 1788: the aged, orphans, single mothers, the insane, alcoholics and the unemployed.No Charity There is a carefully researched and intelligent study of a subject of ever-increasing importance.
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(215mm x 140mm x mm)
Allen & Unwin
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Author Biography - Brian Dickey
Dr. Brian Dickey is a Reader in History at the Flinders University of South Australia. He has published widely in Australian history and is involved in a variety of activities designed to make history accessible to the ordinary reader.