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Cliques, Coalitions, Comrades and Colleagues: Sources of Cohesion in Groups

Holly Arrow

in Social Brain, Distributed Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264522
eISBN:
9780191734724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264522.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Cohesion may be based primarily on interpersonal ties or rely instead on the connection between member and group, while groups may cohere temporarily based on the immediate alignment of interests ... More


Third Sector–Third Way: Comparative Perspectives and Policy Reflections

Helmut Anheier

in Welfare State Change: Towards a Third Way?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199266722
eISBN:
9780191601941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266727.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Drawing upon a variety of analyses, this chapter constructs a taxonomy of competing approaches to inequality, social cohesion, and citizenship and proceeds to locate the Third Way as a hybrid ... More


Social Determinants of Health

Michael Marmot and Richard Wilkinson (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198565895
eISBN:
9780191723988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565895.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The health of populations is related to features of society and its social and economic organization. This crucial fact provides the basis for effective policy-making for improving population health. ... More


Social solidarity: between power and morality

Rana Jawad

in Social welfare and religion in the Middle East: A Lebanese perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349538
eISBN:
9781447303510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349538.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter discusses the question: how does religious affiliation shape the conceptualisation of social cohesion and solidarity in Lebanon? It provides an in-depth analysis of the power dynamics ... More


Social Networks of Participants in Voluntary Associations

René Bekkers, Beate Völker, Martin van der Gaag, and Henk Flap

in Social Capital: An International Research Program

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199234387
eISBN:
9780191740619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234387.003.0087
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter reveals aspects of networks that are connected to voluntary association membership. It studies the effects of two groups of network characteristics. The first group is composed of ... More


Social cohesion

Bryan Fanning

in Integration and Social Cohesion in the Republic of Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084782
eISBN:
9781781702215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084782.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores ideological, normative, and empirical claims about social cohesion that have a bearing on Irish responses to immigration. It draws on Emile Durkheim's classic sociological ... More


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


Equity and Justice

J. Mohan Rao, Ethan B. Kapstein, and Amartya Sen

in Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130522
eISBN:
9780199867363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130529.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Economic and cultural globalization seem to have ushered in an awkward and potentially unstable period of transition for the world. Even if one supposes that free trade and unrestricted capital ... More


The Evolution of Altruism via Social Addiction

Julie Hui and Terrence Deacon

in Social Brain, Distributed Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264522
eISBN:
9780191734724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264522.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Each generation of evolutionary biologists has brought a fresh wave of attempts to answer the evolutionary riddle of altruism. However, none describe how such a condition could incrementally evolve ... More


Nation-States, Labor Immigration, and Migrant Rights: What Can We Expect?

Martin Ruhs

in The Price of Rights: Regulating International Labor Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691132914
eISBN:
9781400848607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691132914.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the potential interrelationships between migrant rights and national policies for admitting migrant workers. It explains how we can expect high-income countries to regulate the ... More


The European challenge: Innovation, policy learning and social cohesion in the new knowledge economy

Graham Room

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347398
eISBN:
9781447303787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347398.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Economic and social change is accelerating under the twin impact of globalisation and the new information technologies. But how are these processes interrelated? Are they impelling us towards a ... More


Tackling social cohesion in ethnically diverse estates

Karien Dekker and Rob Rowlands

in Restructuring large housing estates in Europe: Restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347756
eISBN:
9781447303237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347756.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter aims to show how social cohesion and ethnic diversity in large housing estates are interrelated and how urban-governance arrangements can enhance social cohesion. It investigates the ... More


City matters: Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Martin Boddy and Michael Parkinson (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344458
eISBN:
9781447301868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344458.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book provides a review of the findings of the largest-ever programme of cities research in the UK, the Economic and Social Research Council's ‘Cities: Competitiveness and Cohesion programme’. ... More


Civil Religion and Social Reform: Hegel’s Early Reflection on Religion

Thomas Lewis

in Religion, Modernity, and Politics in Hegel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199595594
eISBN:
9780191729072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595594.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

The opening chapter situates Hegel's early writings on civil religion and social reform in the intellectual and political context of the late eighteenth century. Over the course of the 1790s, Hegel ... More


Social cohesion: from research to practice

Olav Helge Angell, Marjukka Laiho, Anne Birgitta Pessi, and Siniša Zrinščak

in Religion and Welfare in Europe: Gendered and Minority Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447318972
eISBN:
9781447328957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318972.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter highlights the need to put research results into practice through policy recommendations. This was a key concept in the WaVE project; it is a multi-layered idea, characterised by at ... More


Evaluating the contribution of intergenerational practice to achieving social cohesion

Alan Hatton-Yeo and Clare Batty

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/9781847426956.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the nature of intergenerational practice (IP) and its place in the context of national social-policy developments, particularly those around ‘community’ and ‘cohesion’. It then ... More


Back to the future of community cohesion? Learning from New Labour

Matthew Donoghue

Catherine Needham, Elke Heins, and James Rees (eds)

in Social Policy Review 30: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2018

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447349990
eISBN:
9781447350026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349990.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

New Labour developed an ambitious programme to address what it saw as increasing social divisions in British society caused, primarily, by ethnic and cultural difference. Developed in 2001, community ... 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


From the Lisbon Strategy to EUROPE 2020

Bengt-Åke Lundvall and Edward Lorenz

in Towards A Social Investment Welfare State?: Ideas, Policies and Challenges

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847429247
eISBN:
9781447305613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429247.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter compares the Europe 2020 strategy with the Lisbon strategy from 2000. It shows how the intentions behind the Lisbon strategy to promote knowledge-based economic growth with more social ... More


Policing Social Cohesion: Community Policing for Counter-Terrorism

Victoria Sentas

in Traces of Terror: Counter-Terrorism Law, Policing, and Race

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199674633
eISBN:
9780191772870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674633.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter begins with the alignment of counter-terrorism policing with multicultural social policy through the concept of social cohesion. The official discourse of Australian governments in ... More


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