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Is there a clear definition of social/community cohesion?

Key Area:
Policies On Integration - Cohesion
01/03/2012 - 16:43
Short Answer

Due to the lack of specific national strategy for social and/or community cohesion in Ireland there is no clear definition of social/community cohesion in Irish law. The closest thing to formal strategy on this theme is ‘The Nation Action Plan Against Poverty.’

Qualitative Info

‘The Nation Action Plan Against Poverty’ can be read in its entirety here:

Groups affected/interested Migrants, Refugees, Roma & Travelers, Muslims, Ethnic minorities, Religious minorities, Linguistic minorities, Majority, Asylum seekers, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender, Persons with disability, Africans/black people, National minorities
Type (R/D) Anti-migrant/xenophobia, Anti-semitism, Islamophobia, Afrophobia, Arabophobia, Anti-roma/zinghanophobia, Religious intolerance, Inter-ethnic, Intra-ethnic, Nationalism, Homophobia, On grounds of disability, On grounds of other belief, Anti-roma/ romaphobia, Xenophobia
Key socio-economic / Institutional Areas Employment - labour market, Housing, Health and social protection, Education, Culture, Media, Sport, Political discourse -parties - orgs, Political participation, Anti-discrimination, Anti-racism, Integration - social cohesion, Daily life
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