Cohesion may refer to:
- Cohesion (chemistry), the intermolecular attraction between like-molecules
- Cohesion (computer science), a measure of how well the lines of source code within a module work together
- Cohesion (geology), the part of shear strength that is independent of the normal effective stress in mass movements
- Cohesion (linguistics), the linguistic elements that make a discourse semantically coherent
- Cohesion (band), a musical group from Manchester, England
- Cohesion (album), the fourth studio album by Australian band Gyroscope
- Cohesion (social policy), the bonds or "glue" between members of a community or society and life
Other articles related to "cohesion":
... Social cohesion has become an important theme in British social policy in the period since the disturbances in Britain's Northern mill towns (Oldham, Bradford and Burnley) in the summer of 2001 (s ... these, academic Ted Cantle drew heavily on the concept of social cohesion, and the New Labour government (particularly then Home Secretary David Blunkett) in turn widely promoted the notion ... As the Runnymede Trust noted in their "The Year of Cohesion" in 2003 "If there has been a key word added to the Runnymede lexicon in 2002, it is cohesion ...
... Cohesion is the grammatical and lexical relationship within a text or sentence ... Cohesion can be defined as the links that hold a text together and give it meaning ...
... One study showed that cohesion as task commitment can improve group decision making when the group is under stress than when it is not under stress ... The study manipulated whether or not the teams had high cohesion or low cohesion and how urgent the task was to be done ... The study found that teams with low cohesion and high urgency performed worse than teams with high cohesion and high urgency ...
... Structural cohesion is the sociological conception of a useful formal definition and measure of cohesion in social groups ... endogamy in a kinship group are a special case of structural cohesion ...
Famous quotes containing the word cohesion:
“The birth of the new constitutes a crisis, and its mastery calls for a crude and simple cast of mindthe mind of a fighterin which the virtues of tribal cohesion and fierceness and infantile credulity and malleability are paramount. Thus every new beginning recapitulates in some degree mans first beginning.”
—Eric Hoffer (19021983)