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Description - Young People and Everyday Multiculturalism by Anita Harris

Unlike as with previous generations, diversity and multiculturalism are engrained in the lives of today's urban youth. Within their culturally diverse urban environments, young people from different backgrounds now routinely encounter one another in their everyday lives and negotiate and contest ways of living together and sharing civic space. What are their strategies for producing, disrupting and living well with difference, how do they create inclusive forms of belonging, and what are the conditions that militate against social cohesion amongst youth? This unique ethnography from education and cultural studies expert Anita Harris explores the ways young people manage conditions of cultural diversity in multicultural cities and suburbs, focusing particularly on how young people in the multicultural cities of Australia experience, define and produce mix, conflict, community and citizenship. This book illuminates rich, local approaches to living with difference from the perspective of a generation uniquely positioned to address this global challenge.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415881968
ISBN-10: 041588196X
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Oct-2012
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Anita Harris

Anita Harris is Associate Professor and an Australian Research Council Future Fellow in the School of Political and Social Inquiry at Monash University, Australia.

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