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Social cohesion

Social cohesion is a concept referring to the collective well-being of societies, while quality of life refers to cognitive well-being at the individual level. As a societal goal, social cohesion means equal distribution of welfare and well-being among various groups and regions. Social cohesion may contribute to various social outcomes, such as health, cultural well-being and economic prosperity. In the endeavors to attain better social cohesion measures such as equal distribution of education, human and cultural services and balancing the development of cities and the rural areas are used. Research collaboration among University of Tampere, Pori Campus and University of Turku, School of Cultural Production and Landscape Studies focuses on these broad topics.

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Sivula Anna
Professor
Cultural heritage research
University of Turku, Degree Programme in Cultural Production and Landscape Studies
Room: 
274
040 838 7158
Extension: 
8140
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Kalliola Satu
Professor
HVP / Social policy
University of Tampere, Pori Unit
Room: 
386H
050 430 2014
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