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Australian Social Attitudes

The First Report

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A fascinating insight into what Australians think about contemporary political and social issues using data collected from the inaugural Australian Survey of Social Attitudes on the expressed opinions of some 4300 Australian adults. An excellent resource for students, teachers, researchers and policy makers, and for anyone interested in understanding the social dynamics of contemporary Australia.

Author Biography

Shaun Wilson is Research Fellow in the Centre for Social Research at the ANU. His main research interests include: comparative welfare states, the sociology of work, applied social research and political sociology. Shaun is a Principal Investigator of the Australian Survey of Social Attitudes. Gabrielle Meagher is Senior Lecturer in Political Economy at the University of Sydney. Her research explores contemporary problems of the welfare state, including the supply of a skilled and well-supported care workforce in social service industries and attitudes to public service provision, income support and union membership. Rachel Gibson is Senior Fellow and Deputy Director of the Centre for Social Research at the ANU and her research interests include online campaigning of political parties in advanced democracies. David Denemark is an Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Western Australia and has been published widely on electoral politics, election campaigns, and the mass media. Mark Western is a Co-Director of the University of Queensland Social Research Centre, and an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Queensland. He is now working on the impact of Neoliberalism on socioeconomic and gender inequality, politics and culture, and the identities and life-course pathways of Queensland high-school students.|||||Gabrielle Meagher is a lecturer in Political Economy at the University of Sydney. She has previously worked as a domestic cleaner, shop assistant, and receptionist
Release date NZ
September 1st, 2005
Contributors
Edited by David Denemark Edited by Gabrielle Meagher Edited by Mark Western Edited by Rachel K. Gibson Edited by Shaun Wilson
Country of Publication
Australia
Imprint
UNSW Press
Pages
296
Dimensions
155x235x19
ISBN-13
9780868406718
Product ID
7679881

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