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Social Indicators, Social Trends, and the Quality-of-Life.
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Winter, February 1998, Number 53
SOCIAL REPORTS AND TRENDS:
Living Conditions and Inequality in Sweden: National Trends
and Comparisons with Mid-1990 Estimates for European Union
Leif Gouiedo reviews Living Conditions and Inequality in Sweden
-- a 20-Year
Slow Progress Toward Education 2000 GoalsAbbott Ferriss takes a look at The National Education Goals
Report: Building a
Nation of Learners, 1997.
Indicators of Community HealthAbbott Ferriss reviews Improving Health in the Community: A
Briefly Noted -- Recent Reports on American and World
DemographicsKenneth Land briefly evaluates five entries in
the Population Reference Bureau's
"Population Bulletin" series. They
include: The United States at Mid-Decade; A New
Look at Poverty;
Women, Work and Family in America; Population, Food, and
Nutrition; and Generations of Diversity: Latinos in the United States.
Wilensky on Relations of Social Knowledge to Policy in the United
States and AbroadKenneth Land discusses Harold Wilensky's article, "Social Science and the
Agenda: Reflections on the Relation of Knowledge to Policy in
the United States and
Abroad," which appeared in Journal of Health
Politics, Policy and Law, Vol. 22
ANNOUNCEMENTS:The 1998 ISQOLS Conference
Census in the Classroom -- 1998 Workshop and Web Access
Social Indicators and Social Reporting at the 1998 World Congress of Sociology
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