Diversities Old and New: Migration and Socio-Spatial Patterns in New York, Singapore and Johannesburg

Diversities Old and New: Migration and Socio-Spatial Patterns in New York, Singapore and Johannesburg

by S. Vertovec (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349504947
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Series: Global Diversities
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 275
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Sofya Aptekar, University of Massachusetts Boston, US
Anna Cieslik, New Jersey City University, US
Laavanya Kathiravelu, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Raji Matshedisho, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Alex Wafer, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Junjia Ye, Massey University, Australia

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Migration, Cities, Diversities 'Old' and 'New'; Steven Vertovec PART I: EXAMINING DIVERSITIES OLD AND NEW 2. Astoria, New York City; Sofya Aptekar and Anna Cieslik 3. Jurong West, Singapore; Laavanya Kathiravelu and Junjia Ye 4. Hillbrow, Johannesburg; Rajohane Matshedisho and Alex Wafer PART II: DIVERSITIES AND SPACES: COMING TOGETHER AND REMAINING APART 5. Religion in Public Spaces of Astoria; Anna Cieslik 6. Boundaries and Surveillance in Astoria; Sofya Aptekar 7. Encounter, Transport and Transitory Spaces in Jurong West; Laavanya Kathiravelu 8. Flea Markets and Familiar Strangers in Jurong West; Junjia Ye 9. Homelessness in Berea Park, Hillbrow; Rajohane Matshedisho 10. Precarity and Intimacy in Super-Diverse Hillbrow; Alex Wafer PART III: SOCIAL-SPATIAL PATTERNS OF ENCOUNTERING DIVERSITY 11. Route-ines 12. Rooms without Walls 13. Corridors of Dissociation 14. Conclusion; Steven Vertovec

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