Social Indicators: The EU and Social Inclusion

Social Indicators: The EU and Social Inclusion

by Tony Atkinson, Bea Cantillon, Eric Marlier
     
 

The European social agenda is at a crucial stage. This book describes the Action Plans on Social Inclusion submitted to the European Union by national governments in June 2001 and investigates the indicators that can be used to assess social progress. It deals in a new way with key issues for social policy in Europe: poverty, income inequality, non-monetary

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Overview

The European social agenda is at a crucial stage. This book describes the Action Plans on Social Inclusion submitted to the European Union by national governments in June 2001 and investigates the indicators that can be used to assess social progress. It deals in a new way with key issues for social policy in Europe: poverty, income inequality, non-monetary deprivation, low educational attainment, unemployment, joblessness, poor health, poor housing and homelessness, functional illiteracy and innumeracy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199252497
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/16/2002
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Foreword
1. Setting the Scene
2. Indicators in Principle
3. 3 Social Indicators from a Member State Perspective
4. 4 Portfolio of Indicators as a Whole
5. Financial Poverty
6. Depth of Poverty and Income Inequality
7. Education, Employment and Unemployment
8. Health, Housing, and Wider Dimensions
9. Co-ordination at the European Union Level
Executive Summary and List of Recommendations

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