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Intercultural City
By Phil Wood

The Intercultural City

Planning for Diversity Advantage

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Intercultural City by Phil Wood

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In a world of increasing mobility, how people of different cultures live together is a key issue of our age, especially for those responsible for planning and running cities. New thinking is needed on how diverse communities can cooperate in productive harmony instead of leading parallel or antagonistic lives. Policy is often dominated by mitigating the perceived negative effects of diversity, and little thought is given to how a diversity dividend or increased innovative capacity might be achieved. The Intercultural City, based on numerous case studies worldwide, analyses the links between urban change and cultural diversity. It draws on original research in the US, Europe, Australasia and the UK. It critiques past and current policy and introduces new conceptual frameworks. It provides significant and practical advice for readers, with new insights and tools for practitioners such as the intercultural lens, indicators of openness, urban cultural literacy and ten steps to an Intercultural City. Published with Comedia.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781844074365
ISBN-10: 1844074366
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 31mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Earthscan Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Phil Wood

Phil Wood has been a partner in the urban policy think-tank Comedia since 2000. He worked for 20 years in local government, community and cultural development and has advised the UK Governments Commission on Integration and Cohesion. Charles Landry founded Comedia in 1978, which seeks to rethink the major global issues for cities. An international authority on urban futures and city revitalization, he is the author of The Creative City and The Art of City-Making.

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