Profile of Young Australians: Facts, Figures and Issues

Profile of Young Australians: Facts, Figures and Issues

by Peter Boss
     
 

This national profile seeks to demonstrate how well or otherwise policies and programs for Australia's children and young people meet their needs. With admirable clarity, it paints a picture of their health, education, employment, and legal, recreational and living circumstances. Gender, age and ethnicity are taken into account where possible, and Aboriginal and… See more details below

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This national profile seeks to demonstrate how well or otherwise policies and programs for Australia's children and young people meet their needs. With admirable clarity, it paints a picture of their health, education, employment, and legal, recreational and living circumstances. Gender, age and ethnicity are taken into account where possible, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders receive detailed attention. Presenting a balanced view to assist readers identify the action needed to better meet the needs of young people, the book promotes the UN Convention of Rights of the Child as an appropriate framework for addressing reform. A Joint project by two well respected agencies - Oz Child: Children Australia and the Australian Youth Foundation - this book is an essential reference for child and adolescent health students, workers and agencies, and government policy makers and legal agencies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443052576
Publisher:
Churchill Livingstone, Inc.
Publication date:
03/28/1995
Pages:
327
Product dimensions:
9.45(w) x 1.18(h) x (d)

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