The Intercultural City: Planning for Diversity Advantage

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Earthscan, 2012 - Political Science - 383 pages
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'This book reminds us - with both proof and passion - that there can be no truly creative or competitive cities without first having curiosity compassion conviviality and cooperation.' Richard Florida author of The Rise of the Creative Class 'A much-needed addition to the literature.' Kathy Pain director of Globalization and World Cities Spatial Planning Unit Loughborough University In a world of increasing mobility how people of different cultures live together is a key issue of our age especially for those responsible for planning and running cities. New thinking is needed on how diverse com.
  

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Contents

Setting the Scene
1
Chapter 1 The Urge to Define Sort and Categorize
15
Chapter 2 The Context of Diversity
25
Segregation
66
A Short History of Urban Encounter
93
Modern Zones of Encounter
105
The Benefits of Crosscultural Interaction
219
Chapter 7 The City Through an Intercultural Lens
244
Chapter 8 A New Intercultural Citizenship
268
Chapter 9 Indicators of Openness and Interculturalism
293
The Ecology of the New Civics
317
Bibliography
328
Appendix
352
Index
357
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