The Urban Context
Ethnicity, Social Networks and Situational Analysis
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Urban Context by Alisdair Rogers
Book DescriptionAddresses issues of current social and theoretical concern such as urban ethnic conflict, multiculturalism and immigration.How do people make sense of their lives amid the social and cultural diversity of cities? The essays in this volume argue that a powerful and related set of methodologies - including comparative research, the ethnography of situations such as dances and parades, and social network analysis - can further our understanding of the intertwined processes of ethnicity and community, class and gender. Written by leading researchers from a number of disciplines, these essays demonstrate a sensitivity to places and contexts ranging from Los Angeles to Queensland. Students of anthropology, geography and urban studies will find this book an invaluable guide to the intricacies of urban social life in the late 20th century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781859730720
(216mm x 138mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 12-May-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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How do people make sense of their lives amid the social and cultural diversity of cities? This volume argues that a powerful and related set of methodologies can further our understanding of the intertwined processes of ethnicity and community, class and gender.
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Author Biography - Alisdair Rogers
Alisdair Rogers Keble College and St. Catherine's College,University of Oxford Stephen Vertovec Principal Research Fellow, Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations, University of Warwick
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