What is the relationship between social cohesion and violence? Can social cohesion act as a protective factor against violence in the developing world?
Journal articlesSOCIAL CAPITAL SOLIDARITY VIOLENCE GLOBAL SOUTH LAW
The South African state has an understanding of civic solidarity that seeks a common good. Referred to in the literature as “social cohesion,” this is an idea that is said to be a preventative force against violence in communities.Published dateSaturday, January 2, 2016 - 05:00
People, places and infrastructure : countering urban violence and promoting justice in Mumbai, Rio, and Durban
This report sets up possibilities for conversation between diverse case studies from three cities (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Durban, South Africa; and Mumbai, India) within a common theoretical framework.Published dateWednesday, March 2, 2016 - 05:00
The project looks at the complexity of factors leading to violence and insecurity in cities, while also examining responses of dispossessed groups who address and confront violence.Published dateSaturday, January 2, 2016 - 05:00
African economies are finally experiencing a period of high economic growth, speeding up the slow transition from agriculture to manufacturing.