Conceptualising and Measuring Poverty: Methods for the 21st Century


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UCC Summer School  - 18-22 June 2012

'Conceptualising and Measuring Poverty: Methods for the 21st Century'

The University College Cork hosted a Summer School on ‘Conceptualising and Measuring Poverty: Methods for the 21st Century’. The UCC Summer School is intended to promote research, the opportunity to exchange knowledge and network in the area of poverty research. The Summer School is co-hosted by The Institute for Social Science in the 21st Century (ISS21), the School of Applied Social Studies, and the Department of Food Business & Development, UCC. The Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Joan Burton, TD, opened the School on the 18th June.
 
The programme was targeted fpr all stakeholders with an interest in evaluating and engaging with research in the area of poverty and social inclusion - from the early stage researcher to the expert analyst/practitioner.  It contained an array of national and international expert speakers on poverty and social inclusion matters. The days’ activities featured a mix of conceptual debate and lab-based analysis on data sets. 
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