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Peter Saunders

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781847428394

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847428394.001.0001

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Defining social exclusion and the social inclusion agenda

Defining social exclusion and the social inclusion agenda

(p.179) eight Defining social exclusion and the social inclusion agenda
Down and out

Peter Saunders

Policy Press

This chapter examines the concept of social exclusion, and explains how it relates to other major policy themes, including poverty and inequality. It discusses what is unique about social exclusion, along with its salience for current and emerging policy priorities. It identifies the different dimensions (or domains) of exclusion and examines the role of social exclusion/inclusion in informing social policy. It focuses the discussion on the emergence and evolution of the social inclusion policy agenda in Australia.

Keywords:   social exclusion, policy themes, poverty, social inclusion, social exclusion, Australia

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