Social mix: improved local services through social capital?

This research, currently being carried out by doctoral student Johanna Jokio, looks at the relationship between social mix and local services in Scottish neighbourhoods. The main aim is to examine how access to and quality of local services vary with neighbourhood composition and, secondly, whether the access to services is related to an areas’ social capital. To obtain measures of

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Modelling social boundaries and the interconnectedness of place

This project, carried out by Dr Nema Dean and Dr Jonathan Minton, aimed to move beyond simple use of social mix as an indicator of residential segregation. An area can have a high degree of social mix but a low level of social integration and two areas can be very different and yet have a shallow/blurred boundary, while other contrasting

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