Cultural Diversity, Economic Development and Societal Instability

@article{Nettle2007CulturalDE,
  title={Cultural Diversity, Economic Development and Societal Instability},
  author={Daniel Nettle and James B Grace and Marc Choisy and Howard V. Cornell and Jean-François Gu{\'e}gan and Michael E Hochberg},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2007},
  volume={2},
  pages={1203 - 50}
}
BACKGROUND Social scientists have suggested that cultural diversity in a nation leads to societal instability. However, societal instability may be affected not only by within-nation or alpha diversity, but also diversity between a nation and its neighbours or beta diversity. It is also necessary to distinguish different domains of diversity, namely linguistic, ethnic and religious, and to distinguish between the direct effects of diversity on societal instability, and effects that are mediated… CONTINUE READING
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