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Interculturalism in Cities, Concept, Policy and Implementation

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Interculturalism in Cities, Concept, Policy and Implementation
Language
eng
Main title
Interculturalism in Cities
Medium
electronic resource
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Sub title
Concept, Policy and Implementation
Summary
Cities are increasingly recognized as new players in diversity studies, and many of them are showing evidence of an intercultural shift. As an emerging concept and policy, interculturalism is becoming the most pragmatic answer to concrete concerns in cities. Within this framework, this book covers two major concerns: how to conceptualize and how to implement intercultural policies. Through the use of theoretical and comparative case studies, the current most prominent contributors in the field examine an area that multicultural policies have missed in the past: interaction between people from
Table Of Contents
Cover; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Introduction: framing the intercultural turn; PART I From concept to policy; 1. Interculturalism: main hypothesis, theories and strands; 2. Interculturalism: a policy instrument supporting social inclusion?; 3. Interculturalism in Montréal and Barcelona; 4. Meet me on the corner? Shaping the conditions for cross-cultural interaction in urban public space; 5. Implementing intercultural policies; PART II From policy to implementation6. European intercultural mindset - what can the attitudes and perceptions of Europeans on intercultural dialogue, integration and discrimination tell the local policy makers?7. Measuring intercultural policies: the example of the Intercultural Cities Index; 8. Intercultural integration: a new paradigm for managing diversity as an advantage; 9. Assessing the capacity of the media to reflect diversity and promote migrant integration; 10. Measuring outcomes: youth and interculturalism in the classroom; PART III CONCLUSIONS11. Conclusions: three building blocks for taking interculturalism seriouslyIndex
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