'Race,' Space and Multiculturalism in Northern England : The (M62) Corridor of Uncertainty
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This book challenges the narrative of Northern England as a failed space of multiculturalism, drawing on a historically-contextualised discussion of ethnic relations to argue that multiculturalism has been more successful and locally situated than these assumptions allow.
The authors examine the interplay between 'race', space and place to analyse how profound economic change, the evolving nature of the state, individual racism, and the local creation and enactment of multiculturalist policies have all contributed to shaping the trajectory of ethnic/faith identities an......
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1. Introduction: 'Race', Space and Place in Northern England.- 2. Failed Spaces of Multiculturalism?.- 3. Parallel Lives?.- 4. Policy: From Assimilation to Integration?.- 5. Black, Asian and the Muslim Cool.- 6. From the Oppressive Majority to Oppressed Minority? Changing White Self-identifications.- 7. Educated to be Separate?.- 8. Conclusion: Not Such a 'Failure' - A Multiculturalism Space in Development. ...
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"The text moves from a general discussion of multiculturalism and ethnic minority settlement in the North of England towards more focussed chapters on policy issues, black and Muslim community and cultural responses, as well as an especially valuable section on white working class community reactions. ... this volume is well worth reading." (Greg Smith, williamtemplefoundation.org.uk, November 6, 2020) ...
More Product Information 4: About Shamim Miah
Shamim Miah is Senior Lecturer at the School of Education at the University of Huddersfield, UK. Pete Sanderson is Professor of Education and Social Justice in the School of Education and Professional Development at the University of Huddersfield, UK. Paul Thomas is Professor of Youth and Policy and Associate Dean of Research in the School of Education and Professional Development at the University of Huddersfield, UK. ...