The constribution to this volume represent the revised papers of a workshop of "Social Statistics and Social Reporting in and for Europe". Scholars from very different institutional contexts were brought together to gain an overview of current structures, activities and approaches in social data production at the international (OECD, EU) as well as the national level.
The eleven papers deal with various aspects of EU data such as
The spectrum and quality of the constribution have made it possible to produce a comprehensive book on social reporting and social statistics in Europe which will be useful to all social scientists working in this field.
Peter Flora: Preface
Franz Rothenbacher: Social Reporting in Europe
Hannu Uusitalo: Social Statistics and Social Reporting in the Nordic Countries
Edwin Beil: The OECD Programme of Work on Social Policy
Franz Kraus: Social Statistics of the European Community (EC)
Waltraud Moore: The Linkage of EC and National Statistics: the Federal Statistical Office of Germany as an Example
Heinz-Herbert Noll: National Social Reporting in European Perspective: The Federal Republic of Germany
Chantal Hebette/Franz Rothenbacher: The European System of Integrated Social PROtection Statistics - ESSPROS
Reiner Leidl, J. John, A. Mielck, W Satzinger: Selected Issues in European Community Health Reporting
Uwe Wamer: The Luxembourg Income Study as an Instrument for Comparative Sociological, Socio-Economic, and Socio-Political Research
Michael Braun: The International Social Survey Programme (ISSP)
Jürgen Hofrichter: The EUROBAROMETER Programme of the EC Commission, ZEUS and the EUROBAROMETER Database