Issues facing Australian families: human services respond
Robyn Batten, Wendy Weeks, John Wilson
Longman Cheshire, 1991 - Family & Relationships - 362 pages
Social work text moving beyond the traditional nuclear family structure to consider contemporary Australia's diverse family experience. Includes articles on gender inequality and violence, children's rights and community care from specialist contributors. Issues are examined at the three levels of policy, programmes and practice in social work.
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