Living Decently: Material Well-Being in Australia

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The former is the case in the north, while the latter applies to southern and mid-Europe. This allowance was for poor persons of pensionable age who did not qualify for benefits under the NIS, or an occupational pension scheme, as well as for persons below the age of retirement who were suffering from mental or physical disability that affected their ability to provide for themselves and their families. Such factors interact in complex ways, and both early developmental experiences and low social status and later adversities contribute to poor future health and mortality.

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Publisher: Oxford University Press (1993)

ISBN: 0195533607

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