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How Australia Compares

How Australia Compares

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  • Date Published: July 2004
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521835787

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  • Australians find it difficult to compare themselves with the world because they exist as a developed English-speaking nation so far from the metropolitan centers of Europe and the U.S. Assessing the nation in relation to its broader group of peers, this book compares and contrasts Australia over 17 core aspects of economic, political and social life with 18 leading first-world countries. Rod Tiffen and Ross Gittins interpret the data and communicate its implications in this comprehensive reference work.

    • An accessible format which compares and contrasts Australia with eighteen other countries
    • Includes economic, political and social aspects
    • Tiffen and Griffins are a strong writing team
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    • Date Published: July 2004
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521835787
    • length: 294 pages
    • dimensions: 255 x 185 x 27 mm
    • weight: 0.763kg
    • contains: 394 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. People
    2. Government and politics
    3. Economy
    4. Work and the labour force
    5. Government taxes and spending
    6. Health
    7. Education
    8. Inequality and social welfare
    9. International relations
    10. Environment
    11. Science and technology
    12. Telecommunications and computing
    13. Media
    14. Family
    15. Gender
    16. Lifestyles, consumption and leisure
    17. Crime and social problems
    18. Religion, values and attitudes.

  • Authors

    Rodney Tiffen, University of Sydney

    Ross Gittins

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