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Social Connectedness and Poverty Eradication: A South African Perspective
(University of Bergen / CROP, 2017-05)
Building on earlier work which argues that social isolation can be both a consequence of living in poverty and a cause of its persistence, this paper presents case studies of two South African programmes to illustrate how ...
Can the European Union 2020 Strategy Deliver on Social Inclusion?
(University of Bergen / CROP, 2017-06-30)
In 2010, amidst the financial and sovereign debt crisis, the launching of a novel European strategy for “smart, sustainable and inclusive growth” signalled a significant step in the European coordination strategies for ...
Approaches to Social Investment and Their Implications for Poverty in Sweden and the European Union
(University of Bergen / CROP, 2017-09-11)
The concept of social investment has gained increasing traction among European Union policymakers, as a strategy to reconcile the goals of employment, growth, and social inclusion. In recent years, however, scholars have ...