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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


Income Poverty and Deprivation in an Enlarged Europe

Brian Nolan and Christopher T. Whelan

in Poverty and Deprivation in Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199588435
eISBN:
9780191731327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588435.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter addresses the following questions: Why is relying entirely on income increasingly seen as problematic? How do patterns of income poverty and deprivation compare with each other? What ... More


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