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Reconsidering Social Cohesion: Developing a Definition and Analytical Framework for Empirical Research


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  • Joseph Chan


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  • Elaine Chan
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

    Volume (Year): 75 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 2 (01)
    Pages: 273-302

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:75:y:2006:i:2:p:273-302

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    Keywords: definition; measurement; operationalization; social cohesion;


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    1. William Easterly & Jozef Ritzan & Michael Woolcock, 2006. "Social Cohesion, Institutions, and Growth," Working Papers 94, Center for Global Development.
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    1. Paul Dickes & Marie Valentova & Monique Borsenberger, 2010. "Construct Validation and Application of a Common Measure of Social Cohesion in 33 European Countries," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 98(3), pages 451-473, September.
    2. Sang-Hoon Ahn & Young Choi & Young-Mi Kim, 2012. "Static Numbers to Dynamic Statistics: Designing a Policy-Friendly Social Policy Indicator Framework," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 108(3), pages 387-400, September.
    3. Rego, Conceição & Caleiro, António & Vieira, Carlos & Vieira, Isabel & Baltazar, Maria da Saudade, 2013. "Eficiência e/ou coesão territorial: de que modo uma rede de Instituições de Ensino Superior pode contribuir para estes objectivos?
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      ," MPRA Paper 43638, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. KLEIN Carlo, 2012. "La cohésion sociale : un effet externe de l'investissement éducatif ?," CEPS/INSTEAD Working Paper Series 2012-39, CEPS/INSTEAD.
    5. Paul Dickes & Marie Valentova, 2013. "Construction, Validation and Application of the Measurement of Social Cohesion in 47 European Countries and Regions," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 113(3), pages 827-846, September.
    6. Jan Janmaat, 2011. "Social Cohesion as a Real-life Phenomenon: Assessing the Explanatory Power of the Universalist and Particularist Perspectives," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 100(1), pages 61-83, January.
    7. FLEURY Charles, 2011. "Travail et cohésion sociale," CEPS/INSTEAD Working Paper Series 2011-16, CEPS/INSTEAD.
    8. Ewa Lechman, 2013. "Human Poverty – Measuring Relative Deprivation From Basic Achievements. A Comparative Study For 144 World Countries In The Time Span 1990-2010," GUT FME Working Paper Series A, Faculty of Management and Economics, Gdansk University of Technology 11, Faculty of Management and Economics, Gdansk University of Technology.
    9. KLEIN Carlo, 2011. "Social capital or social cohesion: what matters for subjective well-being (SWB)?," CEPS/INSTEAD Working Paper Series 2011-36, CEPS/INSTEAD.
    10. Gaël Giraud & Cécile Renouard & Hélène L'Huillier & Raphaële De La Martinière & Camille Sutter, 2013. "Relational Capability: A Multidimensional Approach," Université Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Post-Print and Working Papers) hal-00815586, HAL.
    11. Carlo Klein, 2013. "Social Capital or Social Cohesion: What Matters For Subjective Well-Being?," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 110(3), pages 891-911, February.
    12. Ewa Lechman, 2013. "Socio-economic exclusion as a hindrance of economic development. A comparative study for European countries," GUT FME Working Paper Series A, Faculty of Management and Economics, Gdansk University of Technology 9, Faculty of Management and Economics, Gdansk University of Technology.
    13. Hans Schmeets & Saskia te Riele, 2014. "Declining Social Cohesion in The Netherlands?," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 115(2), pages 791-812, January.


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