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Introduction Multiculturalism and the welfare state: Setting the context

Keith Banting and Will Kymlicka

in Multiculturalism and the Welfare State: Recognition and Redistribution in Contemporary Democracies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199289172
eISBN:
9780191711084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289172.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This introductory chapter provides an overview of two recent debates on the relationship between ethnic diversity, multiculturalism, and the welfare state. Some commentators argue that increasing ... More


Population diversity, multiculturalism, and the welfare state: Should welfare state theory be revised?

John Myles and Sébastien St‐Arnaud

in Multiculturalism and the Welfare State: Recognition and Redistribution in Contemporary Democracies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199289172
eISBN:
9780191711084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289172.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter argues that ethnic diversity has been largely absent in conventional welfare state theories, and that the evidence in this volume confirms that ethno-racial heterogeneity and MCPs have ... More


What Creed in Europe?

Carl-Ulrik Schierup

in Migration, Citizenship, and the European Welfare State: A European Dilemma

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780198280521
eISBN:
9780191603730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280521.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This concluding chapter reviews the overall predicaments of the European dilemma as the EU faces the dual challenge of national-ethnic diversity and social crisis. It focuses on the issues of ... More


Western Political Theory and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe

Will Kymlicka

in Can Liberal Pluralism be Exported?: Western Political Theory and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199248155
eISBN:
9780191602955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924815X.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This paper explores the recent work of Western political theorists on the managing ethnic diversity in Eastern and Central Europe (ECE). It explains an alternative model of ethnic relations which ... More


Economic Development and Labor Conditions

Robert J. Flanagan

in Globalization and Labor Conditions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195306002
eISBN:
9780199783564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195306007.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter reveals the influence of economic development, national economic and political institutions, and social diversity on labor conditions. Putting globalization aside, the foremost positive ... More


Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Will Kymlicka and Wayne Norman (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780198297703
eISBN:
9780191602948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829770X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Most modern democracies contain significant minority groups whose language, religion, or ethnicity differs from those of the majority. In this book, leading scholars of multicultural issues examine ... More


An American Religion and a Roman Church, 1960–2001

Jay P. Dolan

in In Search of an American Catholicism: A History of Religion and Culture in Tension

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195069266
eISBN:
9780199834143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195069269.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The five themes presented in Ch. 3 (democracy, American national identity, gender equality, devotional Catholicism, and the Americanization of Catholic doctrine) are further examined here in the ... More


Ethnic Diversity and Nationalism

Lionel Wee

in Language without Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199737437
eISBN:
9780199827107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737437.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The purpose of this chapter is to compare the different ways in which Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and Singapore have tried to deal with ethnolinguistically diverse populations within the context of ... More


Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Initial Child Welfare Experience: Exploring Areas of Convergence and Divergence

Robert M. Ortega, Andrew Grogan-Kaylor, Mary Ruffolo, Jenell Clarke, and Rebecca Karb

in Child Welfare and Child Well-Being: New Perspectives From the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195398465
eISBN:
9780199863426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398465.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Health and Mental Health

This chapter considers the issue of racial disparities in child services. Although much attention has been given to racial and ethnic differences in child welfare service receipt, the chapter looks ... More


Going to Be Buried Right Here: How Residents View Their Towns

Robert Wuthnow

in Small-Town America: Finding Community, Shaping the Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157207
eISBN:
9781400846498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157207.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines what people mean when they say their town offers a slow pace of life or a more authentic place in which to raise children. It is unusual in contemporary America to find anyone ... More


A Baseline Model of Change in an Activated Ethnic Demography

Kanchan Chandra and Cilanne Boulet

in Constructivist Theories of Ethnic Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199893157
eISBN:
9780199980079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199893157.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Why does the activated ethnic demography of some countries to change while that of others remains stable? And if change can occur, what proportion of individuals in the population have the option to ... More


Changing notions of national identity: engaging with ethnicity

Joseph McGonagle

in Representing Ethnicity in Contemporary French Visual Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719079559
eISBN:
9781526121103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079559.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter probes several of the ways in which ethnicity in relation to France and Frenchness has been represented visually since the 1980s across a wide variety of media and sectors, including ... More


Leadership and Diversity

Richard L. Wood and Brad R. Fulton

in A Shared Future: Faith-Based Organizing for Racial Equity and Ethical Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226305974
eISBN:
9780226306162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306162.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter draws on data from the National Study of Community Organizing Coalitions to analyze the individual-level diversity among two sets of key leaders within faith-based community organizing: ... More


Challenges of ethnic diversity: results from a qualitative study

Christoph Burkhardt and Steffen Mau

in Converging Worlds of Welfare?: British and German Social Policy in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199584499
eISBN:
9780191728792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584499.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In recent decades, European welfare states faced increasing migration resulting in more diverse populations. In contrast to former times, when the access to welfare benefits was closely tied to ... More


More and Less Equal since the 1970s

Thomas Borstelmann

in The 1970s: A New Global History from Civil Rights to Economic Inequality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691141565
eISBN:
9781400839704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691141565.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at how greater inclusiveness and formal equality were accompanied by growing distrust of government and the rise of market values in the post-1970s world. Over more than three ... More


Increased Ethnic Diversity: A Threat to Social Cohesion

Christian Albrekt Larsen

in The Rise and Fall of Social Cohesion: The Construction and De-construction of Social Trust in the US, UK, Sweden and Denmark

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199681846
eISBN:
9780191761683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681846.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The chapter argues that in the US case, there are good reasons to believe that increased ethnic diversity will help to stabilise the current low-trust environment. More controversially, the chapter ... More


Beyond the middle classes: Neighbourhood choice and satisfaction in the hyper-diverse contexts1

Anouk K. Tersteeg and Ympkje Albeda

in Divercities: Understanding Super Diversity in Deprived and Mixed Neighbourhoods

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447338178
eISBN:
9781447338222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447338178.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter studies neighbourhood choice and satisfaction, more specifically what attracts people to diverse and deprived urban areas, and how perceptions of local diversity play a role in this. The ... More


‘All the women are white, all the blacks are men – but some of us are brave’: mapping the consequences of invisibility for black and minority ethnic women in Britain1

Heidi Safia Mirza

in Explaining ethnic differences: Changing patterns of disadvantage in Britain

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344670
eISBN:
9781447302261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344670.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the consequences of the ‘invisibility’ of black and minority ethnic women in Great Britain. It highlights the ability of women, in small day-to-day ways, to shape their own ... More


Achieving and Leveraging Diversity through Faith-Based Organizing

Brad R. Fulton and Richard L. Wood

in Religion and Progressive Activism: New Stories About Faith and Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479854769
eISBN:
9781479834457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479854769.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Brad R. Fulton and Richard L. Wood’s chapter uses a national dataset of faith-based community organizing (FBCO) coalitions to provide an overview of an organizational field that is central to the ... More


Challenging the myth that ‘So many minorities cannot be integrated’

Nissa Finney and Ludi Simpson

in 'Sleepwalking to segregation'?: Challenging myths about race and migration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420084
eISBN:
9781447303367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420084.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter investigates the claim that immigrants cannot be integrated because they place too great a burden on space, housing, and state resources. It considers the claim that problems are caused ... More


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