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Ethnography, diversity and urban space

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This article is an introduction to a special issue on ethnography, diversity and urban space. It places the 'diversity turn' within studies of migration and multiculture historically and discusses the implications of concepts such as 'diversity' and more recently 'super-diversity' for scholarship, policy and identity politics. It argues that diversity is a helpful concept for studies of migration and multiculture because it avoids the essentialism and bias towards ethnic affiliation often cha...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Institution:
University of Birmingham
Department:
Institute for Research into Superdiversity,School of Social Policy
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Author
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power Journal website
Volume:
20
Issue:
4
Pages:
347-360
Publication date:
2013-09-01
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EISSN:
1547-3384
ISSN:
1070-289X

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