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Pluralising Pasts Heritage, Identity and Place in Multicultural Societies

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ISBN-10: 0745322859

ISBN-13: 9780745322858

Edition: N/A

Authors: Gregory Ashworth, Brian Graham, John Tunbridge

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List price: $40.00
Publisher: Pluto Press
Publication date: 10/20/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

List of figures
Introduction: heritage and plurality
Identity and place
Heritage, identity and place
The complicating of heritage
Structure of the book
The conceptual context
Culture and plural identities
Plural identities and multiculturalism
The contradictions and criticisms of multiculturalism
Migration and hybridity
Beyond multiculturalism
Plurality, culture and power
Towards pluralising pasts: theories and concepts of heritage
A world of heritage: heritage in the world
The uses of heritage
Multiple nature of heritage
Towards pluralising pasts?
Place, identity and heritage
The boundedness of identity
Territoriality and landscape: does place identity matter?
The creation and management of place identity: the Belvedere programme
A typology of plural societies
Nature and types of plural society
Assimilatory, integrationist or single-core models
Melting pot models
Core+ models
Pillar models
Salad bowl/rainbow/mosaic models
Limits and uses of a typology of models
Heritage in plural societies
Heritage in assimilation models
Assimilation policies
The heritage instruments
The treatment of non-core heritage
Heritage in melting pot models
Settler societies
Postcolonial melting pot experiments
The melting pot as social engineering
Change and stability
Heritage in core+ models
A classification of core+ models
Core+ models in long-established societies
Core+ models in postcolonial nation-building
Heritage in pillar models
The archetypal case of the Netherlands
Apartheid South Africa
The temporary case of Canada
Belgium: the case of a 'reluctant' pillarisation
Pillar models as potential solutions to ethnic conflict
Heritage in salad bowl models
Variations in meanings
Cases of official policies
A global salad bowl?
Conclusion: the future of pluralising the past
Subject index
Index of places