Recession: impact on security and cohesion

No sooner had the economic crisis emerged than officials and security agencies started worrying about its implications for social stability. This tells us more about their crisis of confidence than inherent tendencies. The recession will not necessarily lead to social problems. Politicians should engage the public in debating it.

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Durodié, B. (2009). Recession: Impact on Security and Cohesion. (RSIS Commentaries, No. 048). RSIS Commentaries. Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.