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Social Policy Research Paper Series

 Published by FaHCSIA this series comprises research from project findings in many areas of social policy. The series is useful for both current and  earlier policy issues.


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New books in your Library

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Report Writing for Social Workers - Jane Watt
Call Number: Fisher 808.0663613 2
ISBN: 9780857259837
Publication Date: 2013-01-13

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Culture, Values and Ethics in Social Work - Richard Hugman
Call Number: Fisher 174.9361 5
ISBN: 9780415673495
Publication Date: 2012-10-10

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Research for social workers : an introduction to methods - Margaret Alston, Wendy Bowles.
Call Number: 361.3072 7 B
ISBN: 9781742378893
Publication Date: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2012

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Violence Against Women - Lesley McMillan (Editor); Nancy Lombard (Editor)
Call Number: Fisher 362.88082 19
ISBN: 9781849051323
Publication Date: 2013-01-15

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The Political Economy of Violence Against Women - Jacqui True
Call Number: Fisher 362.8292 129 (also available as ebook)
ISBN: 9780199755912
Publication Date: 2012-08-28



Welcome to the University of Sydney Library's guide supporting students in Social Work at the University of Sydney.

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ABC journalist Sally Sara has conducted interviews with 12 inspirational Asian women over the past five years.


Now available Prime Minister's annual report on progress in the   Closing the Gap Report 2013 outlining how targets relating to Indigenous disadvantage in life expectancy, child mortality, education and employment have been met.



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