The (In)compatibility of Diversity and Sense of Community

@article{Neal2014TheO,
  title={The (In)compatibility of Diversity and Sense of Community},
  author={Zachary P. Neal and J. Neal},
  journal={American Journal of Community Psychology},
  year={2014},
  volume={53},
  pages={1-12}
}
Community psychologists are interested in creating contexts that promote both respect for diversity and sense of community. However, recent theoretical and empirical work has uncovered a community-diversity dialectic wherein the contextual conditions that foster respect for diversity often run in opposition to those that foster sense of community. More specifically, within neighborhoods, residential integration provides opportunities for intergroup contact that are necessary to promote respect… Expand

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