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This study explores the interaction between migrants’ social relationships in their community (their social capital) and the development of a stable and integrated society (social cohesion) at the local level. The concept of social capital – how individuals and groups invest in social relationships and share resources – resonates with current concerns about how different communities, notably minority ethnic groups, relate to their wider social world.

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Joseph Rowntree Foundation

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