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Why do birds of a feather flock together? Social mix and social welfare: a quantitative appraisal

Edited by Paul Cheshire

in Mixed Communities

Published by Policy Press

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9781847424938
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447305538 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781847424938.003.0002
Why do birds of a feather flock together? Social mix and social welfare: a quantitative appraisal

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This chapter looks at how people choose to live and shows how the choices they make are the best ways of discovering what makes them happy, although such choices are constrained by their income.

Keywords: social mix; neighbourhood choice; welfare; choices

Chapter.  3158 words. 

Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies

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