New Complexities of Cohension in Britatin: Super-diversity, Transnationalism and Civil-Integration

Published 1 January 2007 / By COMPAS Communications

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As the Commission on Integration and Cohesion (CIC) observes, British society is becoming ever more diverse. Although largely conditioned by immigration dynamics, it is short-sighted to view this diversity solely or predominantly in terms of ethnicity or country of origin. There are many other variables interacting to affect integration and cohesion. Through a review of social scientific research and theory, this commissioned thinkpiece explores additional dimensions of immigration-related diversity and sociocultural complexity existing in the UK today.


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