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Promoting social cohesion : implications for policy and evaluation

Author: Peter Ratcliffe; Ines Newman
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Portland, OR : Policy Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book calls for a shift in policy focus from 'community cohesion' to social cohesion, and makes a valuable source both for practitioners, researchers and students.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Ratcliffe; Ines Newman
ISBN: 1847426956 9781847426956 9781847426949 1847426948
OCLC Number: 714731337
Description: xii, 288 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: promoting social cohesion ~ Peter Ratcliffe and Ines Newman; Part One: Theoretical perspectives: From community to social cohesion: interrogating a policy paradigm ~ Peter Ratcliffe; Evaluating social cohesion ~ Helen Sullivan; Part Two: Community cohesion to social cohesion: evaluation and data - methodological issues: Measuring performance in community cohesion ~ Crispian Fuller; Migration, race and population dynamics ~ Ludi Simpson; Using local administrative data to evaluate social and community cohesion ~ John Eversley and Les Mayhew; Assessing the impact of social cohesion initiatives in a media age: methodological and theoretical considerations ~ Roger Grimshaw and Kate Smart; Social cohesion in the local delivery context: understanding equality and the importance of local knowledge ~ Rose Doran and Michael Keating; Part Three: Policy areas: Housing, spatial patterns and social cohesion ~ Peter Ratcliffe; Education policy, social cohesion and citizenship ~ Audrey Osler; Addressing worklessness post the financial crisis ~ Ines Newman; New communities and social cohesion: third sector approaches to evaluation ~ Marjorie Mayo, Vaughan Jones and Juan Camilo Cock; Evaluating the contribution of intergenerational practice ~ Alan Hatton-Yeo and Clare Batty; Part Four: Conclusion: Conclusion: towards a theory of change for social cohesion ~ Ines Newman and Peter Ratcliffe.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Ratcliffe and Ines Newman.
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"This well edited book makes a crucial contribution to the field of cohesion studies. It offers a complex and convincing critique of community cohesion policy and paradigms and argues for the need Read more...

 
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