Literature & background material

At this page you can find links to some literature and background material that are related to the course theme’s.

You found some literature as well? All participants are invited to send documents that they see as relevant for other participants to Raphaël Lepot (course assistant,

Additional literature on social exclusion in a comparative way

Gorodzeisky, A. (2011). Who are the Europeans that Europeans prefer? Economic conditions and exclusionary views toward European immigrants. International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 52:100.

Whelan, C.T. & Maître, B. (2010). Welfare regime and social class variation in poverty and economic vulnerability in Europe: an analysis of EU-SILC. Journal of European Social Policy, 20:316

Mester, L. Bugnar, N. & Fora, A. (2011) The impact of the crisis on the quality of life and solutions. To reduce the crisis effects. Case study: Romania. The Annals of the University of Oradea. July (1), pp. 129-133.

Stolcke, V. (1995). Talking Culture: New Boundaries, New Rhetorics of Exclusion in Europe. Current Anthropology, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 1-24.

Nolan, B. & Whelan, C.T. (2010). Using Non-Monetary Deprivation Indicators to Analyze Poverty and Social Exclusion: Lessons form Europe? Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 305–325

Kizilkan-Kisacik, Z. (2010). Europeanization of minority Rights, discourse, practice, and change in Turkey. European Diversity and Autonomy Papers– EDAP, 01/2010

Cantillon, B. (2011). The paradox of the social investment state: growth, emplyment and poverty in the Lisbon era. Journal of European Social Policy, 21: 432

Begg, I. & Berghman, J. (2002). Introduction, EU social (exclusion) policy revisted? Journal of European Social Policy, Vol. 12 (3): pp. 179-194.

Statistics from Eurostat

Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union situated in Luxembourg. Its task is to provide the European Union with statistics at European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions. International statistics are a way of getting to know your neighbours in Member States and countries outside the EU. The following publications give an interesting insight into the statistical base of some of the course themes:

Eurostat (2010). Combating poverty and social exclusion. A statistical portrait of the European Union 2010.

Eurostat (2011). Pocketbook on the enlargement countries.