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Community Cohesion and the ‘death of multiculturalism’ in Britain: evidence from Oldham

Thomas, Paul (2012) Community Cohesion and the ‘death of multiculturalism’ in Britain: evidence from Oldham. In: CRONEM Conference:The Future of Multiculturalism: Structures, Integration Policies and Practices, 26th-27th June 2012, University of Surrey, UK.

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Abstract

This Plenary Presentation to the 2012 CRONEM Conference held at the University of Surrey, UK,takes on the charge that we are witnessing the 'death of multiculturalism' as a public policy goal in the UK. It argues that we must study local policy development and implementation to truly understand the new approach of 'community cohesion'. The presentation uses empirical reserach evidence from Oldham, Greater Manchester to argue that cohesion is a re-naming and a re-balancing of multiculturalism, not its 'death'.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Public Lecture)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
L Education > L Education (General)
Schools: School of Education and Professional Development
School of Education and Professional Development > Centre of Lifelong Learning and Social Justice
School of Education and Professional Development > Centre of Lifelong Learning and Social Justice > Social Cohesion Research Group
School of Education and Professional Development > Centre of Lifelong Learning and Social Justice > Early Years Childhood Youth and Community Research
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Depositing User: Paul Thomas
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2012 14:40
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2013 11:44
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/14971

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