This book presents a comparison of the patterns of ethnic minority politics in British and French city politics. This work presents a comparison of the participation of ethnic minorities in British and French cities. This work: includes direct comparisons of particular cities Birmingham, Lille and Roubaix; shows how ethnic and cultural diversity translates into political conflict in different political systems; considers styles of political mobilisation of ethnic minorities in the context of urban political systems, as well as the strategies used by party leaders and to manage ethnic diversity in political competition; analyses how ethnic and cultural diversity in urban societies translates into conflictual politics; and, enhances our understanding of local politics and of the evolution of political representation in industrialised democracies.
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Author Biography - Romain Garbaye
Romain Garbaye is Maitre de Conferences at the Universite Paris IV-Sorbonne. He obtained his DPhil in Politics at the University of Oxford, and he has held a Jean Monnet post-doctoral fellowship at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute in Florence. He has published several journal articles and book chapters on the politics of ethnic minorities in European cities.