Is integration stuck?

The historian Philip Wood defines a well-integrated society as one in which everyone is a potential friend, regardless of race or religion. However, what data we have on the composition of our friendships (as well as...

  • 01 Sep 2017
  • | Richard Norrie
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How segregation relates to violent extremism

The recent killings outside Parliament on the 22nd of March have been followed by a trickle of information about the killer, Khalid Masood. He was a British-born petty criminal, with some violent incidents in his past,...

  • 03 Apr 2017
  • | Philip Wood
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The limits of social mixing

Is contact with other ethnic groups itself enough to foster integration? Although mostly positive, social mixing can also be negative for some, leading to greater polarisation. The negative impact is much weaker in workplaces...

  • 29 Mar 2017
  • | James Laurence
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