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Ethnicity Housing: Accommodating the Differences

Ethnicity Housing: Accommodating the Differences

by Frederick W. Boal


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Scholars from Europe, North America, Israel, and Africa explore challenges and solutions to providing adequate and appropriate housing in secure environments for the increasingly diverse ethnic groups in cities. Most of the 27 studies are arranged in geographical sections. The include discussions of the consequences of segregation, the South African experience of dealing with differences, the access to housing and exclusion of Haitian immigrants to French Guyana, changing federal housing policy in the US to open opportunities, the Jewish-Arab struggle for the environs of Jerusalem, housing preferences and strategies of Pakistanis in Glasgow, residential segregation in the Belfast context of ethnic conflict, the housing co-operative Ludwid- Frank in Mannheim, and the meaning of home for African-Caribbean- British people. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781859725962
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/28/2000
Series: Research in Ethnic Relations Series
Pages: 332
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Figures and tablesviii
Part 1Introduction
2The consequences of segregation10
Part 2South Africa
3Dealing with differences: the South African experience27
4Voices across the divide: undoing racial segregation in South Africa34
5Conflict, empowerment and planning in post-apartheid South Africa43
Part 3other African and Latin American experiences
6Ethnic communities, access to housing and exclusion: the case of the Haitian immigrants of French Guyana53
7Jwaneng: a case study of socio-economic and ethnic integrated town planning61
Part 4The United States: principles and practice
8From civil rights to national rights: the development of race as a nationality concept73
9Opening housing opportunities: changing Federal housing policy in the United States84
10Racial and ethnic diversity in US urban communities: challenging the perceived inevitability of segregation98
Part 5Israel: seeking the 'New Jerusalem'
11Some socio-spatial perspectives on co-existence between Arabs and Jews in five mixed cities in Israel115
12The Jewish-Arab struggle for the environs of Jerusalem133
13The dilemma of public housing in a multi-ethnic society143
14Housing solutions for a mass population of immigrants: the Israeli experience152
Part 6The United Kingdom: immigrants and natives
15Addressing the housing needs of minority ethnic communities: towards a pluralistic ethnic housing policy163
16Housing preferences and strategies: an exploration of Pakistani experiences in Glasgow170
17Living apart in Belfast: residential segregation in a context of ethnic conflict179
18Belfast's peace lines and potential directions for local planning190
19Owner occupier residential search in a divided city198
Part 7The European 'mainland': managing heterogeneity
20The rise and fall of the 'City of the Future'217
21Colourful districts: west European cities moving towards multi-ethnicity225
22Housing Co-operative Ludwig-Frank, Mannheim233
Part 8Widening the remit
23Ethnicity and language: issues for housing policy239
24Ethnic minorities and leisure in the countryside: lessons from the American research249
25Accommodating 'Travellers'257
26The meaning of home for African-Caribbean-British people263
Part 9Pluralistic accommodation?
27Putting it all together275
Consolidated bibliography285

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