|Title:||FORMING THE DIAGNOSTICS METHODS OF SOCIAL SECURITY CONDITION IN A REGION|
Vol. 7, No 1, 2014
Published date: 20-05-2014 (print) / 20-05-2014 (online)
Economics & Sociology
ISSN: 2071-789X, eISSN: 2306-3459
|Keywords:||social security, social security indicators, risks and threats, Poltava region, Ukraine|
The article outlines the theoretical principles of social security diagnosis in the region. It also suggests diagnostics methods of social security in the region aiming to study the social condition, existing risks and threats in social sphere. It generalizes social security diagnostics chart. The article suggests methodical approach to social security diagnosis in the region, focused on identifying the crisis phenomena in socio-economy development process. This approach includes following stages: forming a set of objective and subjective social security indicators; selection of ‘the closest’ to reference indicators among the benchmarks; the calculation and analysis of indicators and the integral index of social security in the region. It is ascertained that the necessary condition for social security providing in the region is a realization of substantiated regional social policy. The main directions for restructuring of social policy in Poltava region should be: social defense of population; effective employment support; funding of the education , improving healthcare level, improving quality of life and preserve the gene pool, providing an environmentally safe living conditions for the population.