The concepts upon which SLICA is based have been described in the following two articles:
Anderson, Thomas, and Birger Poppel. 2002. Living Conditions in the Arctic. Social Indicators Research 58:191-216.
Usher, Peter J., Gérard Duhaime, and Edmund Searles. 2003. The Household as an Economic Unit in Arctic Aboriginal Communities, and its Measurement by Means of a Comprehensive Survey. Social Indicators Research 61: 175-202.
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We have divided our introduction to study concepts in five sections:
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