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Community cohesion and identity dynamics: dilemmas and challenges

Wetherell, Margaret (2007). Community cohesion and identity dynamics: dilemmas and challenges. In: Wetherell, Margaret; Lafleche, Michelynn and Berkeley, Robert eds. Identity, Ethnic Diversity and Community Cohesion. London: Sage, pp. 1–14.

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Abstract

[About the book]

What is meant by community? Is there a balance between equality, integration and diversity? Does the idea of identity undermine community cohesion?


Identity, Ethnic Diversity and Community Cohesion considers these questions and explores the concept of identity and how its different meanings and interpretations impact upon community policy. The book brings together the ideas and perspectives of leading academics, policymakers, think-tank representatives, and community workers, offering a cutting-edge and interprofessional approach to the key debates.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2007 Margaret Wetherell
ISBN: 1-4129-4616-6, 978-1-4129-4616-2
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Psychology in the Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Item ID: 24450
Depositing User: Margaret Wetherell
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2011 10:04
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2012 01:44
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/24450
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