ERIC Number: EJ638559
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Social Cohesion, Social Capital and the Neighbourhood.
Forrest, Ray; Kearns, Ade
Urban Studies, v38 n12 p2125-43 Nov 2001
Outlines key dimensions of social cohesion, exploring whether societies are facing a new crisis in this area. Examines where contemporary residential neighborhoods fit into social cohesion debates, particularly regarding the interaction between social cohesion and social capital. Outlines key debates over social capital, showing how it can be broken down into relevant domains for policy action at the neighborhood level. (SM)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Neighborhoods, Poverty, Social Capital, Social Influences, Social Structure, Urban Areas, Urban Environment
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