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Published: 20 October 2011

288 Pages | 14 Figures, 83 Tables


ISBN: 9780199588435

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Poverty and Deprivation in Europe

Brian Nolan and Christopher T. Whelan

  • A comprehensive critique of uni-dimensional approaches to poverty and social exclusion based solely on income
  • Provides an up to date and interdisciplinary perspective on key policy issues
  • Addresses the use of social indicators at national and EU level in the context of active debate on the best manner to implement such approaches
  • Examines the implications of EU enlargement for our understanding of poverty and social exclusion
  • Offers a critical evaluation of the EU's 2020 poverty reduction target