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Identity, Ethnic Diversity and Community Cohesion

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ISBN-10: 1412946174

ISBN-13: 9781412946179

Edition: 2007

Authors: Michelynn Lafleche, Robert Berkeley, Margaret Wetherell

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What is meant by community? Is there a balance between equality, integration, and diversity? Does the idea of identity undermine community cohesion? This book debates these questions and explores the concept of identity and how its different meanings and interpretations impact upon community policy. The chapters bring together leading academics, policymakers, think-tank representatives, and community workers to debate the connections between ethnic diversity, identity, and community cohesion. Key Features Chapters highlighting the connections between theory, practice, and policy Topicality of contributions that are up-to-date in terms of contemporary policy Author commentaries…    
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List price: $52.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Limited
Publication date: 6/18/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Community Cohesion and Identity Dynamics: Dilemmas and Challenges
Policy Standpoints: Agencies and Utterances
The Case for Progressive Solidarity
Building an Integrated Society
Identity Formation and Change in British Muslim Communities
Policy, Identity and Community Cohesion: How Race Equality Fits
Identities in Community Contexts: Four Case Studies
Welcome to 'Monkey Island': Identity and Community in Three Norwich Estates
Ethnicity, Identity and Community Cohesion in Prison
Home, Identity and Community Cohesion
Prejudice, Intergroup Contact and Identity: Do Neighbourhoods Matter?
Reflections and the Way Ahead: Towards New Dialogues
Cohesive Identities: The Distance between Meaning and Understanding
Acknowledged Identities: a Common Endeavour or Wider Hostilities?
Reasoned Identities: a Committed Relationship
Non-binarized Identities of Similarity and Difference