Title: Introduction: Problematising Urban Social Cohesion: A Transdisciplinary Endeavour
Authors: Miciukiewicz, Konrad ×
Moulaert, Frank
Novy, Andreas
Musterd, Sako
Hillier, Jean
Miciukiewicz, Konrad #
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Routledge London
Series Title: Urban Studies vol:49 issue:9 pages:1855-1872
Abstract: In the conceptual framework underlying this Special Issue, Novy, Coimbra Swiatek and Moulaert present an overview of the complexity and multidimensionality of social cohesion in the city. They address social cohesion in the city as a problématique. This implies asking the right questions about and obtaining deep insights into the diverse life worlds of urban inhabitants and their values. It requires structural knowledge about causalities, contexts and time–space regularities within and across different urban life spheres. From this perspective, the Special Issue is organised stepwise. First, it examines the dominant meanings of social cohesion terminology in scientific circles (section 2 of this introduction). Social cohesion terminology and its meanings have evolved over time, as a result of politico-ideological …
ISSN: 0042-0980
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Architecture and Society (+)
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