Identity, ethnic diversity and community cohesion [electronic resource] / edited by Margaret Wetherell, Michelynn Lafleche and Robert Berkeley
- Machine generated contents note: 1.Community cohesion and identity dynamics : dilemmas and challenges / Margaret Wetherell -- Pt. I Policy standpoints : agencies and utterances -- 2.The case for progressive solidarity / Henry Tarn -- 3.Building an integrated society / Nick Johnson -- 4.Identity formation and change in British Muslim communities / Dilwar Hussain -- 5.Policy, identity and community cohesion : how race equality fits / Omar Khan -- Pt. II Identities in community contexts : four case studies -- 6.Welcome to 'monkey island' : identity and community in three Norwich estates / Ben Rogaly / Becky Taylor -- 7.Ethnicity, identity and community cohesion in prison / Coretta Phillips -- 8.Home, identity and community cohesion / Simon Clarke / Rosie Gilmour / Steve Garner -- 9.Prejudice, intergroup contact and identity : do neighbourhoods matter? / Miles Hewstone / Nicole Tausch / Ed Cairns / Joanne Hughes -- Pt. III Reflections and the way ahead : towards new dialogues -- 10.Cohesive identities : the distance between meaning and understanding / Claire Alexander -- 11.Acknowledged identities : a common endeavour or wider hostilities? / Kate Gavron -- 12.Reasoned identities : a committed relationship / Bhikhu Parekh.
- This book explores the concept of identity and how its different meanings and interpretations impact upon community policy. It brings together the ideas and perspectives of leading academics, policymakers, think-tank representatives, and community workers, offering a cutting-edge and interprofessional approach to the key debates.
- 9781446216071 (ebook)
- Audience Notes:
- "This book came about as a result of a seminar hosted in September 2005 by the Royal Geographical Society."--P. [vii].
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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