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 โ€“ in other words, neighborhoods that are both integrated and socially ...

dateNov 18, 2013 in Social Sciences
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New mitochondria mechanism identified

A team of researchers led by the University of Freiburg in Germany has identified a novel mechanism that plays a key role in the architecture and functioning of mitochondria - the power plants of the cell, giving cells the ...

dateSep 27, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Physicists decipher social cohesion issues

Migrations happen for a reason, not randomly. A new study, based on computer simulation, attempts to explain the effect of so-called directional migration โ€“ migration for a reason โ€“ on cooperative behaviours and social ...

dateApr 03, 2013 in General Physics
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