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The Intercultural city: planning for diversity advantage

Author: Wood, Phil ; Landry, CharlesPublisher: Earthscan, 2008.Language: EnglishDescription: 368 p. : Photos ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781844074365Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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The Intercultural City Planning for Diversity Advantage Contents List of Boxes List of Figures Acronyms and Abbreviations Introduction: Setting the Scene Who are we? Why interact? Acknowledging conflict Rules of engagement From diversity deficit to diversity advantage And thanks ... Chapter 1 The Urge to Define, Sort and Categorize A world of distinctions Sorting and categorizing Values and hierarchies Simplicity and complexity Breaking the unified canon Diversity: The central dilemma of the age Chapter 2 The Context of Diversity People on the move The irrepressible urge for cross-pollination Exploring the landscape of diversity The cosmopolitan city Diversity in organizations Innovation, networks and knowledge diffusion x xii xiii 1 1 4 5 7 10 13 15 15 16 19 21 22 23 25 25 29 34 35 39 45 Culture shock: Absorbing difference and diversity Cultural diversity and public policy International approaches The UK approach Managing the city of difference Chapter 3 Living Apart: Segregation A history of segregation The classic ghetto Ghettos, enclaves and citadels The assimilationist city The underclass International variations Good and bad segregation? Emerging forms of segregation A place in the sun? Segregation in cyberspace? The ecology of micro-segregation Chapter 4 Living Together Then: A Short History of Urban Encounter Intercultural cities in history Persepolis Rome T'ang Dynasty China Umayyid Córdoba Constantinople The Dutch Golden Age Chapter 5 Living Together Now: Modern Zones of Encounter Why interact? The case for social mixing Contact hypothesis The interaction cycle 48 53 54 59 62 66 67 69 70 71 75 76 77 80 80 85 88 93 93 94 96 97 98 100 102 105 105 105 107 110 Zones of encounter Housing and neighbourhoods Education The classroom environment School twinning Carrot or stick? The workplace The market place A history of intercultural trade The nature of modern retailing Shopping as social linking Ethnicity and shopping behaviour The intercultural service encounter The market as meeting place The language of food Friends and relations Intimate interactions Preconditions of contact Meeting places The public domain Public space On the beach Out of town In the park Third spaces Public institutions Museums Libraries Sport Arts Cyberspace Computer mediated communication Social software Of urban UbiComp and MMOGs Summary 114 114 127 131 133 137 139 147 147 149 150 152 153 156 158 163 164 168 169 170 170 174 175 178 183 184 184 187 192 195 201 202 206 207 213 Chapter 6 Diversity Advantage: The Benefits of Cross-cultural Interaction Hybridity as a driver of innovation Hybrid innovators stateside Hybrid innovators in the UK Preconditions of diversity advantage Chapter 7 The City Through an Intercultural Lens Cultural literacy Seeing the world through an intercultural lens A capacity to listen and consult City-making through an intercultural lens Masterplanning interculturally A new skill set Making intercultural spaces Education through an intercultural lens Chapter 8 A New Intercultural Citizenship A system in crisis Open society under threat Forging a local intercultural citizenship Harmony through conflict Bridgers and mixers: Intercultural city leadership Chapter 9 Indicators of Openness and Interculturalism Apples with pears? Comparing the approaches of international cities to diversity The need for new indicators Indicators of openness The openness of the institutional framework The openness of the business environment The openness of civil society The openness of public space Indicators of interculturalism New questions and answers Chapter 10 Conclusions: The Ecology of the New Civics A journey to the intercultural city Five principles of an intercultural city Ten steps to an intercultural city policy Bibliography Appendix Index 219 219 221 229 235 244 245 250 251 255 258 259 260 261 268 269 271 273 278 285 293 294 298 299 299 300 301 303 304 304 317 317 321 324 328 352 357

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