Everyday Multiculturalism

Editors: Wise, A., Velayutham, S. (Eds.)

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This book explores everyday lived experiences of multiculturalism in the contemporary world. Drawing on place-based case studies, contributions focus on encounters and interactions across cultural difference in super-diverse cities to explore what it means to inhabit multiculturalism in our everyday lives.

About the authors

DENIS BYRNE leads the research program in Culture and Heritage at the Department of Environment and Climate Change New South Wales, Australia ALLISON CADZOW is Senior Researcher in Environmental and Gender history at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia ILENYA CAMOZZI is Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy and Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Institute for Social Research, Frankfurt am Main, Germany FRANCIS LEO COLLINS is Postdoctoral Fellow in the Asia Research Institute at the National University of Singapore ENZO COLOMBO is Professor of Sociology of Culture and Sociology of Intercultural Relations at the University of Milan, Italy JEAN DURUZ is Senior Lecturer in Cultural Studies at the University of South Australia, Australia ANNALISA FRISINA is Post-doctoral Fellow at the Department of Sociology, University of Padua, Italy HEATHER GOODALL is Professor of History at University Technology Sydney, Australia CHONG-SUK HAN is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Temple University, USA MARIA HUDSON is Senior Research Fellow at the Policy Studies Institute, UK GAIK CHENG KHOO teaches Cultural Studies, Gender and Film at the Australian National University, Australia GREG NOBLE is Associate Professor in Cultural Studies at the Centre for Cultural Research and the School of Humanities and Languages at the University of Western Sydney, Australia JOAN PHILLIPS is Research Fellow at the Policy Studies Institute, UK MARTHA RADICE is a PhD candidate in Urban Studies at the Institut national de la recherche scientifique Urbanisation Culture Société in Montréal, Quebec, Canada KATHRYN RAY is Senior Research Fellow at the Policy Studies Institute, UK GIOVANNI SEMI is Assistant Professor of Sociology of Culture at the University of Milan, Italy JAMIE SHERMAN is a doctoral candidate at Princeton University, USA SELVARAJ VELAYUTHAM is Lecturer in Sociology in the Department of Sociology, Macquarie University, Australia SOPHIE WATSON is Professor of Sociology at the Open University, UK STEPHEN WEARING is Associate Professor in Leisure and Tourism Studies at University Technology Sydney AMANDA WISE is Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Research on Social Inclusion, Macquarie University, Australia

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"this accessible and methodologically innovative volume should be required reading for anyone interested in multiculturalism, immigrant incorporation and ethnographies" - Ethnic and Racial Studies


Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • Introduction: Multiculturalism and Everyday Life

    Pages 1-17

    Wise, Amanda (et al.)

  • Everyday Multiculturalism: Transversal Crossings and Working Class Cosmopolitans

    Pages 21-45

    Wise, Amanda

  • Everyday Cosmopolitanism and the Labour of Intercultural Community

    Pages 46-65

    Noble, Greg

  • Practices of Difference: Analysing Multiculturalism in Everyday Life

    Pages 66-84

    Semi, Giovanni (et al.)

  • Kopitiam: Discursive Cosmopolitan Spaces and National Identity in Malaysian Culture and Media

    Pages 87-104

    Khoo, Gaik Cheng

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Everyday Multiculturalism
Editors
  • A. Wise
  • S. Velayutham
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-24447-4
DOI
10.1057/9780230244474
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-21037-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 282
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