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A Duty to Integrate?

Andrew Mason

in Living Together as Equals: The Demands of Citizenship

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199606245
eISBN:
9780191741562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606245.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

It is sometimes held that immigrants have a duty to integrate because social or community cohesion is vital for the stability of a society. From the perspective of the justice account, this duty is ... More


Community Cohesion: its development and limitations

Husband Charles and Alam Yunis

in Social cohesion and counter-terrorism: A policy contradiction?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428011
eISBN:
9781447303381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428011.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes the development of the Community Cohesion policy in Britain. It starts by placing the development of Community Cohesion within the context of British ethnic relations. Among ... More


Multiculturalism and the exclusion of the white working class

Harris Beider

in White Working-Class Voices: Multiculturalism, community-building and change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447313953
eISBN:
9781447331094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313953.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

In this chapter the view that the rise of multiculturalism muted the voice of these communities is disputed with changing economic and political priorities being put forward as much more rational ... More


Introduction

John Flint and David Robinson

in Community cohesion in crisis?: New dimensions of diversity and difference

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420244
eISBN:
9781447301912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420244.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter discusses the community-cohesion agenda and cohesion. The first section is on community cohesion and the new politics of community, which is then followed by a detailed ... More


The third sector and community cohesion in deprived neighbourhoods

Peter Wells

in Community cohesion in crisis?: New dimensions of diversity and difference

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420244
eISBN:
9781447301912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420244.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter provides an assessment of the roles that third-sector organisations operating in deprived neighbourhoods have been given in the community-cohesion agenda. It stresses the need to ... More


Integrated and equal: similar challenges and opportunities

Harris Beider

in White Working-Class Voices: Multiculturalism, community-building and change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447313953
eISBN:
9781447331094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313953.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter provides community perspectives on national policy frameworks such as community cohesion and integration. Rather than bringing communities together they were seen as imposing doctrinaire ... More


Faith, multiculturalism and community cohesion: a policy conversation

Maqsood Ahmed, Ted Cantle, and Dilwar Hussain

Vivien Lowndes (ed.)

in Faith in the public realm: Controversies, policies and practices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420305
eISBN:
9781447302285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420305.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter presents a ‘policy conversation’ between three leading practitioners who are active in civil society and governance. The conversation of Maqsood Ahmed, Ted Cantle and Dilwar Hussain ... More


Community cohesion and the politics of communitarianism

David Robinson

in Community cohesion in crisis?: New dimensions of diversity and difference

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420244
eISBN:
9781447301912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420244.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter challenges some of the underlying themes, concepts, and assumptions of the community-cohesion agenda. The discussion describes the dynamism and diversity within local neighbourhoods that ... More


From community to social cohesion: interrogating a policy paradigm

Peter Ratcliffe

in Promoting social cohesion: Implications for policy and evaluation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426956
eISBN:
9781447303084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426956.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter first traces the historical and ideological backdrop to the emergence of cohesion policies. It then describes the concept of ‘community cohesion’ and the development of the associated ... More


Promoting social cohesion: Implications for policy and evaluation

Peter Ratcliffe and Ines Newman (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426956
eISBN:
9781447303084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426956.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book makes a forthright case for a shift in policy focus from ‘community cohesion’ to the broader notion of social cohesion, and is distinctive in its focus on evaluation. It constitutes a ... More


Conclusion

Husband Charles and Alam Yunis

in Social cohesion and counter-terrorism: A policy contradiction?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428011
eISBN:
9781447303381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428011.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter reviews some of the implications for the understanding of the operation of the local state in implementing central government policy. It also adopts a wider perspective to ask whether ... More


Measuring performance in community cohesion

Crispian Fuller

in Promoting social cohesion: Implications for policy and evaluation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426956
eISBN:
9781447303084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426956.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the national indicators that attempt to measure performance in cohesion interventions. It engages with the literature on performance management, social identity, and ‘place’, ... More


Contradictory narratives of cohesion

Hannah Jones

in Negotiating cohesion, inequality and change: Uncomfortable positions in local government

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447310037
eISBN:
9781447310068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310037.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Understanding community cohesion policy as bound to particular events, times and places conjures a set of easily digestible stories which can be readily referred to in conversation and negotiations ... More


Secession or cohesion? Exploring the impact of gated communities

Sarah Blandy

in Community cohesion in crisis?: New dimensions of diversity and difference

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420244
eISBN:
9781447301912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420244.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the consequences for social cohesion of the increasing number of gated communities in England. An assessment of the evidence on the levels of community cohesion within such ... More


Social cohesion and counter-terrorism: A policy contradiction?

Charles Husband

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428011
eISBN:
9781447303381
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428011.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Post 9/11, the imposition of policies of counter-terrorism has seen the erosion of support for fundamental human rights. Simultaneously, Muslim communities in European cities have become a focus for ... More


Can we promote cohesion through contact? Intergroup contact and the development of community cohesion

Matthew J. Goodwin

in Changing local governance, changing citizens

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422170
eISBN:
9781447301677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422170.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the concept of ‘community cohesion’ and the role of group contact within this field. The concept of community cohesion emerged following urban disturbances in parts of northern ... More


Promoting social cohesion

Peter Ratcliffe and Ines Newman

in Promoting social cohesion: Implications for policy and evaluation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426956
eISBN:
9781447303084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426956.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book provides a thorough critique of current measures based on national indicators. It also explains the aims and objectives of what is seen as the ‘social-cohesion’ paradigm, and then presents ... More


Negotiating cohesion, inequality and change: Uncomfortable positions in local government

Hannah Jones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447310037
eISBN:
9781447310068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310037.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

How are multi-culture, inequality and belonging understood in the day-to-day thinking and practices of local government? Examining original empirical data, this book explores how local government ... More


Participation, citizenship and a feminist ethic of care

Marian Barnes

in Care, community and citizenship: Research and practice in a changing policy context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348715
eISBN:
9781447301608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter proposes a way of thinking about care as a value relevant to contemporary concerns about the way in which we live together and decide together: concerns that are variously conceptualised ... More


Education policy, social cohesion and citizenship

Audrey Osler

in Promoting social cohesion: Implications for policy and evaluation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426956
eISBN:
9781447303084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426956.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter investigates the dynamic between citizenship and cohesion agendas, and reflects on tensions and contradictions between official policies, intended outcomes, and differentials in student ... More


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