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Idlers, loafers and layabouts

an historical sociological study of welfare discipline and unemployment in Australia

by Law, Alan Ph.D.

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Unemployment insurance,
  • Public welfare,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alan Law
    ContributionsUniversity of Alberta. Dept. of Sociology
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[xiii], 389 leaves ;
    Number of Pages389
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26843377M
    OCLC/WorldCa70485346

    Translation for 'layabouts' in the free English-Spanish dictionary and many other Spanish translations.


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