Quality of life in ethnically diverse neighbourhoods
Davies, Rhys, Wilkins, Clair, Harrison, Eric Keith, Sibley, Elissa and Owen, David (2011) Quality of life in ethnically diverse neighbourhoods. Eurofound..Full text not available from this repository.
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Many European countries have seen high levels of immigration from all parts of the world in the past two decades and the population of visible minority ethnic groups has grown rapidly. This report presents the results of a research programme analysing the quality of life in ethnically diverse neighbourhoods in EU15 countries based on the 2007 European Quality of Life Survey (EQLS). The findings confirm that material poverty is often combined with higher degrees of social exclusion in such neighbourhoods. The perceived quality of life is also lower in these areas and in general they have higher levels of social tension. From a policy point of view, this underlines the need for an integrated and comprehensive social and housing policy intervention in affected high-diversity neighbourhoods, with strong involvement of local communities. An executive summary is available.
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JC Political theory
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Institute for Employment Research|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Quality of life -- Europe -- Research, Multiculturalism -- Europe -- Research, Minorities -- Europe -- Economic conditions, Minorities -- Europe -- Social conditions, Immigrants -- Cultural assimilation -- Europe, Europe -- Race relations, Europe -- Emigration and immigration|
|Official Date:||19 August 2011|
|Number of Pages:||89|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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