Multiculturalismo Quotidiano Le Pratiche Della Differenza

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Le società occidentali contemporanee sembrano inevitabilmente multiculturali. La presenza nelle società di individui e gruppi che hanno riferimenti culturali diversificati aumenta la complessità sociale e sembra rimettere in discussione non solo le forme di riconoscimento e di solidarietà che si basano sull'identità nazionale, ma la possibilità stessa di fondare le relazioni quotidiane su un insieme condiviso di nozioni date-per-scontate. Rispetto all'analisi classica del multiculturalismo, la prospettiva del multiculturalismo quotidiano, qui proposta, intende evidenziare il carattere di "costruzione sociale" delle differenze, analizzando come esse siano effettivamente utilizzate all'interno di concrete e specifiche situazioni di interazione quotidiana. Dopo aver fornito una definizione teorica di multiculturalismo quotidiano e averlo posizionato all'interno della riflessione sociologica contemporanea, il volume mette alla prova la prospettiva analitica proposta presentando quattro differenti contesti di interazione quotidiana in cui la differenza viene utilizzata, in forma tattica o strategica, come elemento rilevante per la definizione della situazione e per la costruzione della realtà sociale.

The Oxford Handbook Of European Islam

Author: Jocelyne Cesari
Editor: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191026409
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For centuries, Muslim countries and Europe have engaged one another through theological dialogues, diplomatic missions, political rivalries, and power struggles. In the last thirty years, due in large part to globalization and migration from Islamic countries to the West, what was previously an engagement across national and cultural boundaries has increasingly become an internalized encounter within Europe itself. Questions of the Hijab in schools, freedom of expression in the wake of the Danish Cartoon crisis, and the role of Shari'a have come to the forefront of contemporary European discourse. The Oxford Handbook of European Islam is the first collection to present a comprehensive approach to the multiple and changing ways Islam has been studied across European countries. Parts one to three address the state of knowledge of Islam and Muslims within a selection of European countries, while presenting a critical view of the most up-to-date data specific to each country. These chapters analyse the immigration cycles and policies related to the presence of Muslims, tackling issues such as discrimination, post-colonial identity, adaptation, and assimilation. The thematic chapters, in parts four and five, examine secularism, radicalization, Shari'a, Hijab, and Islamophobia with the goal of synthesizing different national discussion into a more comparative theoretical framework. The Handbook attempts to balance cutting edge assessment with the knowledge that the content itself will eventually be superseded by events. Featuring eighteen newly-commissioned essays by noted scholars in the field, this volume will provide an excellent resource for students and scholars interested in European Studies, immigration, Islamic studies, and the sociology of religion.

The Postcolonial Question

Author: Iain Chambers
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1134839472
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Brings together renowed and emerging critical voices to respond to the questions raised by the concept of the 'post-colonial'. The contributors explore the diverse cultures which are shaping our global future.

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Poststructuralism A Very Short Introduction

Author: Catherine Belsey
Editor: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191604402
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Poststructuralism changes the way we understand the relations between human beings, their culture, and the world. Following a brief account of the historical relationship between structuralism and poststructuralism, this Very Short Introduction traces the key arguments that have led poststructuralists to challenge traditional theories of language and culture. Whilst the author discusses such well-known figures as Barthes, Foucault, Derrida, and Lacan, she also draws pertinent examples from literature, art, film, and popular culture, unfolding the postructuralist account of what it means to be a human being. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Children Of Immigrants In A Globalized World

Author: Enzo Colombo
Editor: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 1137005289
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Drawing on in-depth empirical case studies with youths from across the Mediterranean, Northern Europe and America, this book explores the lives of adolescent children of immigrants; those who, endowed with high cultural capital, are living the generational experience of growing up in a post-industrial, globalized and interconnected world. Although they face specific social constraints, this generation is also developing new skills such as managing ambivalence and multiple belongings, shifting codes and languages and claiming new forms of participation in social life. Accustomed to moving from one context to another, these children learn to use difference, equality, belonging, loyalty and identification in complex ways to help further their own personal opportunities. This book argues that one can view the diverse experiences of these young people more broadly to help shed light on the everyday social processes that are affecting contemporary youth as a whole.

The Social Production Of Indifference

Author: Michael Herzfeld
Editor: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226329086
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In this fascinating book, Michael Herzfeld argues that 'modern' bureaucratically regulated societies are no more 'rational' or less 'symbolic' than the societies traditionally studied by anthropologists. Drawing primarily on the example of modern Greece and utilizing other European materials, he suggests that we cannot understand national bureaucracies divorced from local-level ideas about chance, personal character, social relationships and responsibility. He points out that both formal regulations and day-to-day bureaucratic practices rely heavily on the symbols and language of the moral boundaries between insiders and outsiders; a ready means of expressing prejudice and of justifying neglect. It therefore happens that societies with proud traditions of generous hospitality may paradoxically produce at the official level some of the most calculated indifference one can find anywhere.

Everyday Multiculturalism

Author: A. Wise
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 0230244475
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This book explores everyday lived experiences of multiculturalism in the contemporary world. Drawing on place-based case studies, contributions focus on encounters and interactions across cultural difference in super-diverse cities to explore what it means to inhabit multiculturalism in our everyday lives.

Figli Di Migranti In Italia

Author: Enzo Colombo
Editor: UTET Università
ISBN: 9788860083128
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Sustainable Urban Development And Globalization

Author: Agostino Petrillo
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3319619888
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This book equips readers with a deeper understanding of the challenges posed by radical socioeconomic, environmental, and cultural changes due to globalization and describes effective, sustainable solutions to these challenges. The focus is especially on the rapid urbanization processes in countries of the Global South, which are giving rise to dramatic new problems of spatial and social inequality and difficult environmental challenges in relation to climate change. Readers will gain skills and knowledge that will help them to develop an integrated, multidisciplinary approach to planning, design, and management of urban settlements and territories in contexts with a high level of social, economic, territorial, and landscape vulnerability. The coverage includes, for example, strategies to promote social inclusion, improve housing quality, ensure adequate education, protect cultural heritage, enhance risk management, and address issues in the food-energy-water nexus. Among the authors are leading experts from the Polytechnic University of Milan, where a multidisciplinary set of studies and research projects in the field have been undertaken in recent years.