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A hospital Almoner's observations

A hospital Almoner's observations 14 FomrM FAMILY PLANNING The following two papers were presented to members of the Victorian Branch of the Australian Association of Social Workers in May, 1957, as a pre- liminary to a discussion on Family Planning. A HOSPITAL ALMONER'S OBSERVATIONS An Introduction to a Discussion on Family Planning E. GntrBma IT IS LESS TanN TWO IV.haS since I arrived in Australia, but it has been easy to forget the things that at first surprised me. One phenomenon, however, has never ceased to surprise me, or puzzle may be the better word; that is the complete absence in Victoria of any organisation that sets itself the task to pro- mote knowledge on family planning, no secular organisation that is to say; but I shall return to this point later. A word on semantics first. I have been warned that in speaking of family planning I shall lead many people to think that my subject is home budgeting. The limitations of the household budget are a strong incentive to planning the family, but the two are not synonymous. Family planning is, of course, the attempt to control the number and the spacing of children in the family. This term, as well http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Australian Journal of Social Work Taylor & Francis

A hospital Almoner's observations

Australian Journal of Social Work , Volume 10 (2): 6 – Dec 1, 1957

A hospital Almoner's observations

Australian Journal of Social Work , Volume 10 (2): 6 – Dec 1, 1957

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14 FomrM FAMILY PLANNING The following two papers were presented to members of the Victorian Branch of the Australian Association of Social Workers in May, 1957, as a pre- liminary to a discussion on Family Planning. A HOSPITAL ALMONER'S OBSERVATIONS An Introduction to a Discussion on Family Planning E. GntrBma IT IS LESS TanN TWO IV.haS since I arrived in Australia, but it has been easy to forget the things that at first surprised me. One phenomenon, however, has never ceased to surprise me, or puzzle may be the better word; that is the complete absence in Victoria of any organisation that sets itself the task to pro- mote knowledge on family planning, no secular organisation that is to say; but I shall return to this point later. A word on semantics first. I have been warned that in speaking of family planning I shall lead many people to think that my subject is home budgeting. The limitations of the household budget are a strong incentive to planning the family, but the two are not synonymous. Family planning is, of course, the attempt to control the number and the spacing of children in the family. This term, as well

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Taylor & Francis
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0004-9565
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10.1080/03124075708522414
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Abstract

14 FomrM FAMILY PLANNING The following two papers were presented to members of the Victorian Branch of the Australian Association of Social Workers in May, 1957, as a pre- liminary to a discussion on Family Planning. A HOSPITAL ALMONER'S OBSERVATIONS An Introduction to a Discussion on Family Planning E. GntrBma IT IS LESS TanN TWO IV.haS since I arrived in Australia, but it has been easy to forget the things that at first surprised me. One phenomenon, however, has never ceased to surprise me, or puzzle may be the better word; that is the complete absence in Victoria of any organisation that sets itself the task to pro- mote knowledge on family planning, no secular organisation that is to say; but I shall return to this point later. A word on semantics first. I have been warned that in speaking of family planning I shall lead many people to think that my subject is home budgeting. The limitations of the household budget are a strong incentive to planning the family, but the two are not synonymous. Family planning is, of course, the attempt to control the number and the spacing of children in the family. This term, as well

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Australian Journal of Social WorkTaylor & Francis

Published: Dec 1, 1957

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