A Quarterly Review of Social Reports and Research on 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 1975-1995
and Comparisons with Mid-1990 Estimates for European Union

Leif Gouiedo reviews Living Conditions and Inequality in Sweden -- a 20-Year
Perspective 1975-1995.

Slow Progress Toward Education 2000 Goals

Abbott Ferriss takes a look at The National Education Goals Report: Building a
Nation of Learners, 1997.

Indicators of Community Health

Abbott Ferriss reviews Improving Health in the Community: A Role for
Performance Monitoring.

Briefly Noted -- Recent Reports on American and World Demographics

Kenneth 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 Abroad

Kenneth Land discusses Harold Wilensky's article, "Social Science and the Public
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
(October): 1241-1265.

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
SINET World Wide Web Homepage
Call for Papers

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