Tag Archives: solidarity

The fear of “everyone for himself”

Social cohesion refers, in public opinion, to respectful relationships which depend mostly on individual attitudes. Individuals consider themselves as active players of social cohesion. In particular, respect for others and tolerance are, for most people, far more essential for living … Continue reading

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Opinions on “sensitive” urban areas and forms of discrimination in France

This document presents the main findings of the questions inserted on behalf of the National Agency of Social Cohesion and Equality of Chances (l’Agence nationale pour la cohesion sociale et l’égalité des chances, l’ACSE) in the survey “Living Conditions and … Continue reading

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For the French, welfare state and mutual respect guarantee social cohesion

For the past twenty years social cohesion has been a successful concept among politicians, associations and media. International organizations, E.U. and the French administration have chosen this notion rather than more traditional concepts such as “solidarity”, “social action”, “reducing inequalities”. … Continue reading

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