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Social isolation : a conceptual and measurement proposal

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Social isolation is a deprivation of social connectedness. It is a crucial aspect that continues to be named by people as a core impediment for achieving well-being and as a relevant factor for understanding poverty. The notion of social isolation has been discussed within a diversity of theories that have provided rich insights into particular aspects of social isolation. However, there is no agreement on the core components of this social malady or on how to measure it. Although the challen...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
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Author
Publisher:
Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) Publisher's website
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OPHI working paper
Publication date:
2014-01-01
ISSN:
2040-8188
Paper number:
67
ISBN:
9781907194542
Language:
English
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2015-04-08

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