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Social quality : from theory to indicators

Author: Laurent van der Maesen; Alan Walker
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
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"This collection sets out the latest research on the concept of 'social quality', developing its theoretical foundations and applying it to pressing policy issues such as the future of the European Union and sustainable global development"--Provided by the publisher.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laurent van der Maesen; Alan Walker
ISBN: 9780230278523 0230278523
OCLC Number: 748328933
Description: xiii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: European and global challenges / Laurent J.G. van der Maesen and Alan Walker --
Theoretical foundations / Wolfgang Beck, Laurent J.G. van der Maesen and Alan Walker --
Conceptual location of social quality / Peter Herrmann, Laurent J.G. van der Maesen and Alan Walker --
Social quality indicators / Peter Herrmann, Laurent J.G. van der Maesen and Alan Walker --
Socio-economic security / Dave Gordon --
Social cohesion / Yitzhak Berman and David Phillips --
Social inclusion / Alan Walker and Carol Walker --
Social empowerment / Peter Herrmann --
The functions of social quality indicators / Laurent J.G. van der Maesen --
Conclusion : Social quality and sustainability / Laurent J.G. van der Maesen and Alan Walker.
Responsibility: edited by Laurent J.G. van der Maesen, Director of the European Foundation on Social Quality, the Hague, the Netherlands, and Alan Walker, Professor of Social Policy and Social Gerontology, University of Sheffield, UK.
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'This book provides an up to date account of the concept of social equality...deepen the theoretical understanding of the different components of social quality...' - European Social Observatory

 
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