Monthly Archives: March 2021

Rediscovering the sense of belonging in social research: A new survey measure


Social integration and participation cannot be conceived of without a “sense of belonging”, but so far there has been no instrument that is suitable to measure this important social concept. The authors of a new validation study introduced an emotion-centered survey instrument with important applications to the analysis of marginalization, unemployment, gentrification, migration, and the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on social disintegration and isolation.

Social Science