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Using Nonmonetary Deprivation Indicators to Analyze European Poverty and Social Exclusion

Brian Nolan and Christopher T. Whelan

in Counting the Poor: New Thinking About European Poverty Measures and Lessons for the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860586
eISBN:
9780199932948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860586.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

Research and monitoring of poverty in rich countries relies primarily on household income to capture living standards and distinguish the poor. Significant efforts have been made to broaden the ... More


Anomalies in European Measures of Poverty and Social Exclusion

Neil Gilbert

in Counting the Poor: New Thinking About European Poverty Measures and Lessons for the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199860586
eISBN:
9780199932948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860586.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

This chapter questions the usefulness of the measures of material deprivation chosen by the EU as part of their portfolio of social indicators. It argues that although these income-based measures ... More


The Impact of Social Transfers on Income Poverty and Material Deprivation

Geranda Notten and Anne-Catherine Guio

in Decent Incomes for All: Improving Policies in Europe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190849696
eISBN:
9780190849726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190849696.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Research and Evaluation

In 2010, the European Union (EU) committed to lifting at least 20 million people out of poverty and social exclusion, using income poverty, severe material deprivation, and (quasi-)joblessness as ... More


Reclaiming the future: alternative visions

Val Gillies, Rosalind Edwards, and Nicola Horsley

in Challenging the Politics of Early Intervention: Who's 'saving' Children and Why

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447324096
eISBN:
9781447324119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324096.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses how the misrepresentation and misinterpretation of neuroscience conceal the deeply political and moral nature of decisions about what is best for children. The current early ... More


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