HomeAsia-Pacific Social Science Reviewvol. 8 no. 2 (2008)

The Concept of Social Exclusion: An Overview

Dominador Bombongan Jr.

Discipline: Social Science



This article provides a general overview of the concept of social exclusion. It reconstructs the specific historical conditions in which the concept gained prominence. Furthermore, it identifies the various interpretations as well as the different theoretical frameworks that underpin the distinctive reading of the concept.