Included

Just one line in this story online from the Irish Medical Times throws up an interesting question of what counts as social inclusion, and suggests clearly not social sub-groups.

There are four governance groups within social inclusion, he explained — travellers, the homeless, addicts and new communities — with each of the governance groups reporting back to the social inclusion team.

 

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One Response to “Included”

  1. Tomboktu Says:

    The evolution of the term in France in the mid 1970s also reflected a lumping together of some non-social groups, including, according to an ILO report:

    “mentally and physically handicapped, suicidal people, aged individuals, abused children, substance abusers, delinquents, single parents, multi-problem households, marginal, asocial persons and other social misfits”.

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