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Title Urban ethnic encounters : the spatial consequences / edited by Aygen Erdentug and Freek Colombijn.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 256 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Routledge research in population and migration ; 5
Routledge research in population and migration ; 5.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Freek Colombijn and Aygen -- Part I: The macro-level analysis of urban ethnic encounters. Residential segregation and neighbourhood socioeconomic inequality / Darden, Joe T. -- Places of worship in multicultural settings in Toronto / Shah, Chandrakant P. -- The impact of local and regional planning on Arab towns in the 'Little Triangle', Israel / Rass, Thabet Abu -- Borders and boundaries in post-war Beirut / Genberg, Daniel -- Part II: The meso-level analysis of urban ethnic encounters. Perception and use of space by ethnic Chinese in Jakarta / Leisch, Harald -- Urban fear in Brazil / Rial, Carmen Sílvia de Moraes; Grossi, Miriam Pillar -- Ethnic consciousness arises on facing spatial threats to Philadelphia Chinatown / Guan, Jian -- Transcultural home identity across the Pacific / Shenglin Chang -- To cross or not to cross the boundaries in a small multi-ethnic area of the city of Tehran / Shahshahani, Soheila -- Part III: The micro-level analysis of urban ethnic encounters. Repackaging difference / Hester, Jeffry T. -- The appropriation of public space as a space for living / Dumreicher, Heidi -- Contested urban space / Dürr, Eveline -- Conclusion / Colombijn, Freek.
Summary This book addresses how urban space structures the life of ethnic groups and how ethnic diversity helps to shape urban space. Material is presented from diverse locations such as the cities of Toronto, Vienna, Beirut, Jakarta and Albuquerque.
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Subject Ethnic relations.
Spatial behavior.
Sociology, Urban.
Urban geography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Erdentuğ, Aygen, 1949- editor.
Colombijn, Freek, 1961- editor.
Other Form: Print version: Urban ethnic encounters. London ; New York : Routledge, 2003 0415280850 (DLC) 2002073380 (OCoLC)49936210
ISBN 0203218779 (electronic bk.)
9780203218778 (electronic bk.)
0415280850 (Cloth)