Australian welfare state by Jones, M. A.

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Published by George Allen & Unwin in Sydney, Boston .

Written in English

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  • Australia.

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  • Public welfare -- Australia.

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Statement[by] M. A. Jones.
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LC ClassificationsHV473 .J66
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 244 p. :
Number of Pages244
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Open LibraryOL4428922M
ISBN 100868613134, 0868613215
LC Control Number79055030

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