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A framework for citizen-centred social statistics and analysis /

2012

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This paper examines early attempts to develop a system of social statistics that would mirror the system of national accounts, particular the work on the development of social accounts that took place mainly in the 60s and 70s. It explores the reasons why these early initiatives failed but argues that the preconditions now exist to develop a new conceptual framework to support integrated social statistics - and hence a more coherent, effective social policy.

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health education politics economics sustainability economy school science and technology employment family financial capital human capital citizenship political participation social capital social indicators social sciences database census welfare official statistics data further education social networks capital (economics) user-friendly national accounting missing data capability approach social accounting

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