Modes of Inter-ethnic Coexistence in Three Neighbourhoods in the Lisbon Metropolitan Areas

A Comparative Perspective




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Sinopse:

European cities have become increasingly diverse and are home to immigrants from all over the world. The process of integrating immigrants has become a hotly debated issue as political concerns about social cohesion have grown. Despite these debates, there is a lack of knowledge on how social interactions actually develop between individuals of different ethnic and cultural backgrounds in contexts where they meet on a daily basis. This book explores interethnic coexistence and the relationship between social interactions and neighbourhoods embeddedness in three multi-ethnic neighbourhoods in the Metropolitan Area of Lisbon, namely Mouraria/Martim Moniz, Monte Abraão and Costa da Caparica. It is based on a research report elaborated in the ambit of the EU-funded project GEITONIES – Generating Interethnic Tolerance and Neighbourhood Integration in European Urban Spaces.

Índice:

Acknowledgements

Introduction

1. The city and the neighbourhoods

2. Setting the scene: perceptions of neighbouring and the neighbourhood

3. Living together in multicultural cities: dimensions of interethnic coexistence

4. The development of interethnic relations: a social network approach

5. Modes of interethnic coexistence in the neighbourhood

6. Main findings and concluding remarks

Appendix

Detalhes:

Ano: 2012
Capa: capa mole
Tipo: Livro
N. páginas: 214
Formato: 23x16
ISBN: 978-989-689-177-0
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