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Analysing and measuring social inclusion in a global context [electronic resource] / [prepared by Anthony B. Atkinson and Eric Marlier].

By: Atkinson, A. B. (Anthony Barnes), 1944-.
Contributor(s): Marlier, Eric | United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : United Nations, 2010Description: 1 online resource (x, 68 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789210554336 (electronic bk.); 9210554337 (electronic bk.).Other title: Analyzing and measuring social inclusion in a global context.Subject(s): Social indicators -- Measurement | Social integration -- Government policy | Income distribution -- Law and legislation | Sustainable development -- Government policy | Indicadores sociales -- Medici�on | Integraci�on social -- Pol�itica gubernamental | Distribuci�on del ingreso -- Legislaci�on | Desarrollo sostenible -- Pol�itica gubernamental | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Minority StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Analysing and measuring social inclusion in a global context.DDC classification: 305 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Why do we measure? -- What do we measure? -- How do we measure? -- How do we make it happen? -- Capacity-building -- Development of social inclusion indicators for use in a worlwide context -- Conclusions and summary of the main issues -- Annex. Revised official monitoring framework for the millenium goals (MDGS) : goals, targets and indicators (effective since 15 January 2008).
Summary: This study demonstrates the analytical and operational relevance of "measuring social inclusion" as a practical tool with which to assess the impact and monitor the progress of interventions at the local, regional, national and global levels. While the study offers examples drawn from around the world, it focuses particularly on the experience of the European Union.--Preface.
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This study demonstrates the analytical and operational relevance of "measuring social inclusion" as a practical tool with which to assess the impact and monitor the progress of interventions at the local, regional, national and global levels. While the study offers examples drawn from around the world, it focuses particularly on the experience of the European Union.--Preface.

At head of title: Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

"This study was prepared by Anthony B. Atkinson and Eric Marlier."-- Acknowledgements.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 54-68).

Why do we measure? -- What do we measure? -- How do we measure? -- How do we make it happen? -- Capacity-building -- Development of social inclusion indicators for use in a worlwide context -- Conclusions and summary of the main issues -- Annex. Revised official monitoring framework for the millenium goals (MDGS) : goals, targets and indicators (effective since 15 January 2008).

"Sales No. E.09.IV.16"--T.p. verso.

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