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The limitations of employment as a tool for social inclusion

Leach, Liana; Butterworth, Peter; Strazdins, Lyndall; Rodgers, Bryan; Broom, Dorothy; Olesen, Sarah

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Background. One important component of social inclusion is the improvement of well-being through encouraging participation in employment and work life. However, the ways that employment contributes to wellbeing are complex. This study investigates how poor health status might act as a barrier to gaining good quality work, and how good quality work is an important pre-requisite for positive health outcomes. Methods. This study uses data from the PATH Through Life Project, analysing baseline and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/57851
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-10-621

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