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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

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He covers a whole spectrum of issues affecting the modern idler—sleep, work, pleasure, relationships—bemoaning the cultural skepticism of idleness while reflecting on the writing of such famous Brand: HarperCollins Publishers.