The Effects of Economic Recession on Social Cohesion and Trust

Authors

  • Dr. Maria Lopez Center for Urban Studies, University of Toronto Author

Keywords:

Economic recession, Social cohesion, Trust, Community resilience, Socioeconomic disparities, Policy interventions

Abstract

This scholarly article explores the intricate relationship between economic recession and its impact on social cohesion and trust within societies. Through a comprehensive examination of existing literature and empirical evidence, it elucidates the multifaceted dynamics through which economic downturns influence social bonds and trust levels among individuals and communities. By identifying key mechanisms and mediating factors, this article contributes to a deeper understanding of the repercussions of economic recessions on social fabric and offers insights for policymakers and practitioners to mitigate adverse consequences.

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Published

2024-03-31

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