News tagged with social cohesion

Broken windows thesis springs a leak

The broken windows theory posits that minor misdemeanors, like littering or graffiti spraying, stimulate more serious anti-social behavior. LMU sociologists now argue that the idea is flawed and does not justify the adoption ...

dateFeb 27, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Study asks: Is a 'better world' possible?

For years, policymakers have attempted to create communities where a diverse group of residents not only live close to one other but also interact freely – in other words, neighborhoods that are both integrated and socially ...

dateNov 18, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Survey sounds warning on social cohesion

Discrimination is rising and trust in social institutions is declining, according to the 2013 Mapping Social Cohesion Report - Australia's largest survey of social cohesion, immigration and population issues.

dateOct 24, 2013 in Social Sciences
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