The Experience of Middle Australia: The Dark Side of Economic Reform

The Experience of Middle Australia: The Dark Side of Economic Reform

by Michael Pusey

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Overview

Four hundred Australians across the country shared their experiences of work, family, parenting and study for this book, creating a striking picture of Australian society as a new millennium begins. Meticulously researched, the volume presents a counter-argument to the regime of economic reform. Michael Pusey's sequel is as controversial as his best-selling Economic Rationalism in Canberra.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521658447
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/27/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Michael Pusey was educated in England, France, Australia and the United States, where he took his doctorate at Harvard. He is the author of the best-selling Economic Rationalism in Canberra and is presently Honorary Visiting Professor at the University of New South Wales.

Table of Contents

Introduction: economic reform; 1. Incomes and meanings; 2. Jobs work and fairness ... In the wake of Labour market reform; 3. Working families: struggling with the costs of reform; 4. Civil societies and communities; 5. Politics, power and institutions; 6. Conclusion.

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