'This book's rich mix of theoretical discussion, critical literature review and conceptual development...will make it the key text for those wishing to understand what social exclusion in Europe means. In short, this is a fascinating and timely book which will deserve a wide readership.' Robert McDonald, University of Teeside, UK 'This interesting and varied collection is a useful addition to the growing literature on social exclusion.' Dr Angus Erskine, University of Stirling, UK 'An important and clarifying sociological discussion...' Gunnar Olofsson, University of Vaxjo, Sweden 'This book will not only assist the reader in understanding several sources and dimensions of social exclusion: it offers thoughtful ideas of what can be done to combat contemporary forms of social inequality effectively.' Godfried Engbersen, Erasmus University, The Netherlands '...sharp, thoughtful and informed sociological work...' European Societies
Concerned with the issue of exclusion, and its implications, this text focuses on the exclusion policies of governments in the European Union.