Project

Neighborhoods and welfare of people. The interaction between social cohesion and individual social capital to explain personal wellbeing.

Duration
01 October 2013 → 30 September 2016
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund, Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Causes and prevention of crime
    • Safety, prevention and police
Keywords
crime disorder well-being health social cohesion collective efficacy neighbourhoods social capital fear of crime
 
Project description

The central aim of the present research is to explore further the impact of neighbourhood organizational (e.g. collective efficacy and neighbourhood social support) and disorganizational processes (e.g. social and physical disorder) on well-being, in addition to the influence of individual aspects of social capital.