Cohesive Societies Policy Review
by Matthew Donoghue and Sarah Bourke
The first phase of the British Academy’s programme of work on Cohesive Societies aims to capture existing work related to social cohesion and five key themes, with a view to undertaking further analysis and developing a programme of events, workshops, briefings and research in phase two.
The five themes of the programme are:
1. Cultural memory and tradition
2. Social economy
3. Meaning and mechanisms of social responsibility
4. Identity and belonging
5. Care for the future
This Policy Review, by Matthew Donoghue and Sarah Bourke at the University of Oxford, seeks to map out current policy related to social cohesion at the five themes at different levels of government: UK, devolved nations and (English) local government.
Publication part of
Cohesive Societies Literature Review
This review commissioned by the British Academy seeks to map out the existing academic literature related to social cohesion. It sits alongside a parallel Policy Review and will feed directly into the British Academy’s ongoing programme of work on Cohesive Societies, which aims to understand how societies can remain cohesive …