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Health in Australia: Sociological concepts and issues

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Although a separate social welfare sector has been in existence ever since the beginning of the First Five Year Plan (1951-56), a separate Department of Social Welfare came into being only after about thirteen years. South Africa has a fairly developed social security system and a rich institutional framework of welfare services delivered by non-governmental organisations, such as voluntary welfare organisations, religious organisations, community-based organisations and informal family and community networks.

Pages: 318

Publisher: Prentice Hall (1996)

ISBN: 0724811060

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