chapter  5
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Living Together Now: Modern Zones of Encounter

There is a long tradition of interest in the question of whether social homogeneity has a connection with social deprivation, stretching back via Mumford to Engels, Rowntree, Booth and Ebenezer Howard. Varying reasons have been proposed to support the creation of social heterogeneity as a priority of public policy and it is worth reviewing these (Sarkissian, 1976).