Youth, Multiculturalism And Community Cohesion by Paul Thomas

Youth, Multiculturalism And Community Cohesion

byPaul Thomas

Hardcover | March 8, 2011

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This book discusses the meaning and practice of British community cohesion policies, youth identities in racially-tense areas and the British government’s attempts to ‘prevent violent extremism’ amongst young Muslims.

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PAUL THOMAS is Senior Lecturer in Youth and Community Work at the School of Education and Professional Development, University of Huddersfield, UK. Previously he was Youth Campaigns Officer at the Commission for Racial Equality in the north of England, and worked for a national voluntary sector youth work organisation.

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Title:Youth, Multiculturalism And Community CohesionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.04 inPublished:March 8, 2011Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230251951

ISBN - 13:9780230251953

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Community Cohesion – A New British Policy Agenda
The Emergence of Community Cohesion
Going with the Flow? International Comparisons
Community Cohesion – The Death of the British Model of Multiculturalism?
Myths and Realities – Community Cohesion in Practice
Community Cohesion – More than Ethnicity?
Unwilling Citizens? Muslim Young People and Identity
White Young People and Community Cohesion – The Refusniks?
A Contradiction to Community Cohesion? The Preventing Violent Extremism Agenda
Conclusion – Community Cohesion as a New Phase of British Multiculturalism