Social determinants of health

Publications - social exclusion

Key publications

Understanding and tackling social exclusion - final report of the Social Exclusion Knowledge Network, 2008

This final report of the SEKN considers the meanings attached to the term ‘social exclusion’ around the world, presents a conceptual framework for understanding social exclusion in the context of health inequalities and critically reviews knowledge on some existing policies and actions aiming to address social exclusion.

Social Exclusion: Meaning, measurement and experience and links to health inequalities, a review of literature, 2008

The paper explains the concept, history, and meaning of social exclusion.

Scoping of SEKN and proposed approach, 2006

Social Exclusion Knowledge Network scoping paper: analytical framework, scope of work, organization of the Knowledge Network, work plan and key deliverables, integrating with the other streams of work of the Commission on Social Determinants of Health.