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Fall, November 1999, Number 60

British Social Attitudes: Do They Differ from Those of Other Europeans?
An Evaluative Report, 1985-1997

Leif Gouiedo reviews a report from the Social and Community Planning Research (SCPR). The report tries to answer the following questions:
Does the British public feel differently about family life, work, or social mores than their counterparts in mainland Europe?
Is Britian distinctive from the rest of the EU in its attitudes-more insular perhaps?.

Monitoring Progress in Combating Poverty and in Improving the Quality of Life in Developing Countries

Abbott Ferriss reviews Monitoring Social Progress in the 1990s edited by Westendorf and Ghai
The report addresses the need for data beyond GNP for assessing welfare and quality of life.

Social Trends in Australia: A 1999 Report

Kenneth Land's article looks at the 1999 edition of Australian Social Trends.
This edition contains 30 plus articles on Australian social trends and analyses.

A New Federal Chartbook on Health and a Report on Juvenile Offending in the United States

Kenneth Land looks at Health, United States, 1999 the 23rd report on the health and status of the Nation
submitted by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services to the President and Congress of the U.S.


Two New Statistical Books from Cambridge
The International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies
ISQOLS Conference 2000, Call for Papers
Index-Construction Session, Call for Papers
Glimpses into the Future
SINET World Wide Web Homepage

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