Everyday Multiculturalism

Hardcover | August 15, 2009

EditorAmanda Wise, Selvaraj Velayutham

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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.

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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.

AMANDA WISE is Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Research on Social Inclusion at Macquarie University, Australia. SELVARAJ VELAYUTHAM is Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at Macquarie University, Australia.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.81 inPublished:August 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230210376

ISBN - 13:9780230210370

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Study of Everyday Multiculturalism; A. Wise &--S. Velayutham
PART ONE: NEIGHBOURHOODS
Everyday Multiculturalism: Transversal Crossings and Working Class Cosmopolitans; A. Wise
Everyday Cosmopolitanism and the Labour of Intercultural Community; G. Noble
Practices of Difference: Analysing Multiculturalism in Everyday Life;  G. Semi, E. Colombo, I. Camozzi &--A. Frisina
PART TWO: FOOD
Kopitiam: Discursive Cosmopolitan Spaces and National Identity in Malaysian Culture and Media; G. Cheng Khoo
Eating at the Borders: Culinary Journeys; J. Duruz
PART THREE: SHOPPING
Brief Encounters of an unpredictable kind: Everyday Multiculturalism in two London street markets; S. Watson
Street-level Cosmopolitanism: Neighbourhood Shopping Streets in Multiethnic Montral; M. Radice
PART FOUR: LEISURE
The Colour of Muscle: Multiculturalism at a Brooklyn Bodybuilding Gym; J. Sherman
Fishing the Georges River: Cultural Diversity and Urban Environments; H. Goodall, S. Wearing, D. Byrne &--A. Cadzow
PART FIVE: EVERYDAY SOLIDARITIES, EVERYDAY POLITICS
Rubbing along with the neighbours - Everyday interactions in a diverse neighbourhood in the North of England; M. Hudson, J. Phillips & K. Ray
Volunteering, Social Networks, Contact Zones and Rubbish: The Case of the Korean Volunteer Team; F. Leo Collins
PART SIX: EVERYDAY TENSIONS
We Both Eat Rice, But That's About It: Korean and Latino Relations in Multi-ethnic Los Angeles; C. Han
Everyday Racism in Singapore; S. Velayutham