The Social Inclusion Agenda in the Western Balkans and Turkey: key challenges. Dr. Paul Stubbs Senior Research Fellow The Institute of Economics, Zagreb [email protected] Consultation Workshop, Torino 12.12.11. A ‘Coat of Paint’ Theory of Social Exclusion.
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The Social Inclusion Agenda in the Western Balkans and Turkey: key challenges
Dr. Paul Stubbs
Senior Research Fellow
The Institute of Economics, Zagreb
Consultation Workshop, Torino 12.12.11
Following Paul Gilroy (1987) on racism:
Ruth Levitas (1990) expressed concern about the rise of a Moral Underclass Discourse (MUD) at the expense of both a Social Integrationist Discourse (SID) and, in particular, a Redistributive Discourse (RED)
The best possibe strategy at the worst possible moment?
Positive: key quantifiable targets; flagship initiatives; net social progress; inclusive growth
Negative: OMC as ‘business as usual’; return to 1980s anti-poverty agenda; IMF-EU meta-critical partnerships; first wave of NRPs worse than Lisbon II
Source: O’Mahony RCC 2011, For EU data EUROSTAT and for WB data IMF and EFPs/PEPs
Source: O’Mahony RCC 2011