John Holmwood, Gurminder K. Bhambra and Sue Scott This special issue of Discover Society represents a new initiative. We present articles [...]Read more
Viewpoint: Britain is a Segregated Society – the isolation of the richest from the rest
Danny Dorling Britain is a highly segregated society. It boasts the widest Gini coefficient of all the OECD countries in Europe [...]Read more
On the Frontline: A Long and Welcoming Tradition?
Lucy Mayblin The British government, whatever its current political stripes, loves to boast about Britain’s long, and proud, tradition of welcoming [...]Read more
Policy and Politics: The Role of Green Papers in Policy Development – Translating Evidence into Policy
Mark Monaghan and Jo Ingold The Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper is an ambitious document with the fundamental aim of providing [...]Read more
‘Telling it like it is’? A critical perspective on The Casey Review into Opportunity and Integration
Stephen Crossley The government’s Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper draws heavily on The Casey Review into opportunity and integration, undertaken by [...]Read more
The Government’s hostile environment and its consequences on integration
Jenny Phillimore and Nando Sigona Can you have an integrated society in a hostile environment? The UK Government’s strategy doesn’t [...]Read more
Fundamental British Values and Muslim Identity in Public Life
Ajmal Hussain and Nasar Meer The Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper identifies a number of barriers believed to be preventing integration [...]Read more
Countering extremism through integration?
Therese O’Toole Addressing ‘a vacuum on integration policy’, the government’s recent Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper constitutes the first significant attempt [...]Read more
Increasing economic opportunity or bolstering racial neoliberalism?
Stephen Ashe Neoliberal orthodoxy rests on the belief that ‘human well-being can be best advanced by liberating individual entrepreneurial freedoms and [...]Read more
Ethnicity and Integration?
Alita Nandi The objective of this Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper as outlined in the Secretary of State Sajid Javid’s, Foreword [...]Read more