Community life in Britain has weakened substantially over the past 30 years, according to research commissioned by the BBC.Wow, just like the American 'burbs.
Analysis of census data reveals how neighbourhoods in every part of the UK have become more socially fragmented.
The study assesses the health of a community by looking at how rooted people are in their neighbourhood.
Academics created "loneliness indices", to identify where people had a "feeling of not belonging".
Monday, December 01, 2008
The UK is suburbanizing?
Mark Easton writes in the BBC ("Life in UK 'has become lonelier'," 2008-12-01):