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Building social cohesion through football in post-ISIS Iraq


Promoting contact between members of different groups can build tolerance within an intervention, but building broader social cohesion is more challenging. A field experiment in a northern Iraqi amateur football league demonstrated that sport-based contact improved Christian players’ behaviour towards their Muslim peers. The study, by Salma Mousa of Stanford University, California, sought to assess [...]

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