The Cambridge Handbook of the Social Sciences in Australia

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Figures and Tables
Table 6.1 Part-time employment as percentage of total employment, 1971 to 2001 (August)95
Table 6.2 Labour-force participation rate (per cent) by age and gender, 1971 to 2001 (August)96
Table 6.3 Educational attainment of employed persons, 1971 to 2001 (August)96
Table 6.4 Indigenous labour-force status, 1971 to 2001 (Census)96
Table 6.5 Employment by occupation, 1989 to 2002 (May)97
Table 6.6 Employment/population rate: Females in couples with dependants, 1980 to 2000 (June)97
Figure 6.1 Rate of unemployment and measures of hidden unemployment, 1971 to 200198
Table 6.7 Proportion of workers in casual jobs by gender, 1984 to 200199
Table 6.8 Distribution of duration of current job by gender, 1975 to 200099
Figure 6.2 Average weekly earnings for employees, 1981 to 2000100
Figure 6.3 Ratio of female to male earnings, 1968 to 2001100
Table 6.9 Real earnings by percentile in earnings distribution by gender, 1975 to 2001 (Index = 100, 1975)101
Table 6.10 Trade-union membership, 1976 to 2000102
Figure 6.4 Working days lost in industrial disputes per employed person, 1971 to 2001 (August)102
Figure 6.5 The labour market: A simple analytic framework103
Table 6.11 Coverage of agreements and awards, 2000105
Table 7.1 Comparison of aggregates derived from the ABS income surveys to corresponding items from the household income account ($ million and ratios)123
Table 7.2 Estimates of household income distribution and redistribution in 1998–99 (percentage shares of household income in each income category)124
Table 7.3 Changes in the distribution of gross annual family income among families, 1968–69 to 1999–2000126
Table 7.4 Changes in the distributions of weekly income and expenditure since 1975–76 (Gini coefficients)127
Table 7.5 Changes in the distribution of weekly income, 1990 to 1999–2000128
Table 7.6 Distribution of full-time non-managerial earnings, 1975 to 1998 (percentages of median earnings)129
Table 7.7 Income distribution in selected countries around 1995132
Table 11.1 Foreign liabilities in Australia (proportion of GDP)187

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  • Title Page *
  • Contents v
  • Figures and Tables vii
  • Contributors x
  • Preface and Acknowledgements xviii
  • Introduction 1
  • References 13
  • Part 1 - Economics 15
  • Chapter 1 - Privatisation 17
  • References 27
  • Chapter 2 - Competition Policy and Regulation 31
  • References 40
  • Chapter 3 - Economics and the Environment 45
  • References 57
  • Chapter 4 - Health Economics 60
  • References 70
  • Chapter 5 - Immigration 74
  • References 87
  • Chapter 6 - Labour Market and Industrial Relations 94
  • References 113
  • Chapter 7 - Income Distribution and Redistribution 118
  • References 134
  • Chapter 8 - Taxation 138
  • References 148
  • Chapter 9 - Innovation 153
  • References 165
  • Chapter 10 - International Trade and Industry Policies 168
  • References 180
  • Chapter 11 - The Macro Economy 186
  • Notes 199
  • References 200
  • Chapter 12 - Money and Banking 203
  • References 216
  • Part 2 - Political Science 221
  • Chapter 13 - Political Theory 223
  • References 231
  • Chapter 14 - Federalism and the Constitution 234
  • References 246
  • Chapter 15 - Legislative Institutions 249
  • References 260
  • Chapter 16 - Political Parties and Electoral Behaviour 266
  • References 283
  • Chapter 17 - Electoral Systems 287
  • References 302
  • Chapter 18 - Gender Politics 305
  • References 319
  • Chapter 19 - Interest Groups and Social Movements 323
  • References 339
  • Chapter 20 - Environmental Policy and Politics 345
  • References 355
  • Chapter 21 - International Relations 358
  • Notes 368
  • References 369
  • Chapter 22 - Political Economy 374
  • References 391
  • Chapter 23 - Public Policy and Public Administration 406
  • References 422
  • Part 3 - Sociology 431
  • Chapter 24 - Patterns of Social Inequality 433
  • References 457
  • Chapter 25 - Families and Households 462
  • References 477
  • Chapter 26 - Gender Perspectives 480
  • References 493
  • Chapter 27 - Work and Employment 499
  • Notes 511
  • References 512
  • Chapter 28 - Crime and Deviance 518
  • References 531
  • Chapter 29 - Health and Illness 536
  • References 552
  • Chapter 30 - Population 554
  • References 569
  • Chapter 31 - Race, Ethnicity and Immigration 573
  • Notes 585
  • References 586
  • Chapter 32 - Urban and Regional Sociology 590
  • Reference 598
  • Chapter 33 - Rural Sociology 604
  • Reference 619
  • Chapter 34 - Religion and Spirituality 626
  • Reference 632
  • Chapter 35 - Cultural Studies, Australian Studies and Cultural Sociology 638
  • References 651
  • Chapter 36 - Sociological Theory 654
  • References 664
  • Chapter 37 - Social Policy and Social Welfare 666
  • References 674
  • Author Index 678
  • Subject Index 696
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