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Introduction

Jeffrey Kahn

in Federalism, Democratization, and the Rule of Law in Russia

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246991
eISBN:
9780191599606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246998.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Presents an overview of the book's main themes: the variety of federal approaches, the risks of conceptual confusion and path‐dependency from previous state systems, the influence of regional ... More


Ethnicity, Race, and Health in Multicultural Societies: Foundations for better epidemiology, public health, and health care

Raj S. Bhopal

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198568179
eISBN:
9780191724091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568179.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Most of the industrialized world now comprises of multi-ethnic societies, with people from widely varying ancestry, cultures, languages, and beliefs. With globalization of trade, increasing ... More


Behind the White Picket Fence: Power and Privilege in a Multiethnic Neighborhood

Sarah Mayorga-Gallo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618630
eISBN:
9781469618654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618630.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Creekridge Park is a multi-ethnic, mixed-income urban neighborhood in Durham, North Carolina. In order to better understand what living in a multi-ethnic neighborhood means to residents and what kind ... More


The Reformers' Inheritance

Graeme Gill and Roger D. Markwick

in Russia's Stillborn Democracy?: From Gorbachev to Yeltsin

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240418
eISBN:
9780191599347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240418.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

The process of the democratization of a regime is best understood in terms of the dynamic between elites and civil society forces. Crucial in this is the context within which that relationship is ... More


Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Wei Li

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This innovative work provides a new model for the analysis of ethnic and racial settlement patterns in the United States and Canada. Ethnoburbs—suburban ethnic clusters of residential areas and ... More


The Democratic Solution to Ethnic Pluralism

Beth J. Singer

in Pragmatism, Rights, and Democracy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823218677
eISBN:
9780823284856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823218677.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter argues not only that minority rights are compatible with political unity, but also that they are a means to and a necessary condition of that unity. There is an obvious defense of this ... More


England.co.uk

Arthur Aughey

in The Politics of Englishness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068720
eISBN:
9781781701300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068720.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter explores the ambiguous and ambivalent outworking of the anxieties of Englishness in contemporary engagements with the ‘particular’ of Englishness. It discusses the differences between ... More


Slow alchemy of centuries

Arthur Aughey

in The Politics of Englishness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068720
eISBN:
9781781701300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068720.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter analyses the conservative English ‘particular’, an idea which aims to reconcile with civic, liberal and multi-ethnic values, explaining that the first characteristic of conservative ... More


Changing ethnic and housing market structure of East London

Tim Butler, Chris Hamnett, Sadiq Mir, and Mark Ramsden

in Ethnicity, class and aspiration: Understanding London's new East End

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426512
eISBN:
9781447302223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426512.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter describes the dramatic changes in the ethnic composition of London and East London, England, over the last 40 years. It explains that during this period, London change from a largely ... More


New Melting Pot: Battersea

Peter Hall

in London voices, London lives: Tales from a working capital

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349842
eISBN:
9781447302711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349842.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on the borough of Battersea, which is notorious for its gentrification. Battersea is an archetype of the inner London neighbourhood. It is mixed in every way and this is overcome ... More


Prelude

Vibert C. Cambridge

in Musical Life in Guyana: History and Politics of Controlling Creativity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781628460117
eISBN:
9781626746480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460117.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter explains this book's contribution to the study of the interactions between the national governance practices and musical communities in the Caribbean. Specifically, it examines these ... More


Syria

Franck Salameh

in The Other Middle East: An Anthology of Modern Levantine Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300204445
eISBN:
9780300231816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204445.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Syria's literati have been producing work alluding to the nebulous nature of their modern state, and perhaps foretelling its unmaking; not because multi-ethnic nation-states are by their very nature ... More


Earthquakes and the End of the New Madrid Hinterland

Conevery Bolton Valencius

in The Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226053899
eISBN:
9780226053929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226053929.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The New Madrid earthquakes have been regarded as without consequence: they shook but did not change human lives. Newly-discovered probate records, along with environmental and cartographic ... More


Challenges to national citizenship

Shailja Sharma

in Postcolonial Minorities in Britain and France: In the Hyphen of the Nation-State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993993
eISBN:
9781526121028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993993.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at the theory of citizenship through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It examines the practice and definition of multi-ethnic and multicultural citizenship in both Britain ... More


The Quest for Industrial Citizenship: Woman Suffrage and Immigrant Garment Workers

Susan Goodier and Karen Pastorello

in Women Will Vote: Winning Suffrage in New York State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501705557
eISBN:
9781501713200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705557.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the contribution of working-class immigrant women—another important but often underestimated group—to the movement. Working-class women touted the vote as a viable solution to ... More


Neighbourhood racial diversity and White residential segregation in the United States1

Richard Wright, Mark Ellis, and Steven R. Holloway

in Social-spatial segregation: Concepts, processes and outcomes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447301356
eISBN:
9781447310396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301356.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter uses US Census data from 1990, 2000, and 2010 to outline the changing racial profiles of large metropolitan areas focussing on the diminishing proportion of areas with white majorities. ... More


Creating a Multiethnic Gulf South: Vietnamese American Cultural and Economic Visibility before and after Katrina

Frank Cha

in Creating and Consuming the American South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060699
eISBN:
9780813050928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060699.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Since first arriving in the Gulf South in the 1970s, Vietnamese Americans have played an important role in shaping the region’s economic and cultural landscapes. This essay examines how Vietnamese in ... More


Conclusion

Onoso Imoagene

in Beyond Expectations: Second-Generation Nigerians in the United States and Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292314
eISBN:
9780520965881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292314.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

In the conclusion, I rearticulate the main points of beyond racialization theory. I discuss what the experiences of the adult second generation of Nigerian ancestry in the United States and Britain ... More


Ambiguities of vertical multi-ethnic coexistence in the city of Athens: Living together but unequally between conflicts and encounters

Dimitris Balampanidis and Panagiotis Bourlessas

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/9781447338178.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the vertical multi-ethnic coexistence or the socio-spatial dynamics of segregation and social mix in the same building, a residential apartment building in Athens, Greece. Over ... More


Persian Notables and the Families Who Underpinned the Ilkhanate

George Lane

in Nomads as Agents of Cultural Change: The Mongols and Their Eurasian Predecessors

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839789
eISBN:
9780824869526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839789.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

The traditional picture of the Mongols is of a brutish army of occupation at best tolerated by the long suffering sophisticated reluctant hosts of Persians and Chinese who attempted to tame their ... More


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