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Poverty in the enlarged European Union. A discussion about definitions and reference Groups

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The enlargement of the European Union (EU) has stirred discussion about the relevance of the traditional EU poverty indicator which measures poverty in relative and national terms. As a result of diverging living conditions of the poor in the old and new member states, some authors have argued in favour of alternative poverty measures. One line of thought is that the reference groups people use for evaluating their living standard have Europeanised and that a poverty measure should incorporat...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Social Policy and Intervention
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Author
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Sociology Compass Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
1
Pages:
77-91
Publication date:
2011-01-04
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EISSN:
1751-9020
Source identifiers:
1032310
Language:
English
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2019-07-15

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