chapter  2
European Approaches to Social Exclusion
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Recently, a growing number of researchers and policy makers in the UK have enthusiastically taken up the term social exclusion. Proponents maintain that a social exclusion approach offers a dynamic form of analysis and policy development that could potentially tackle more effectively at least some problems and challenges that previous approaches were unable to resolve. They see a social exclusion/social inclusion approach as appropriate to analysing and tackling issues of poverty and disadvantage in a society such as Britain at the end of the 20th century.