Type
Partie ou chapitre de livre
Titre
Diversity and interculturalism, a critique and a defence. Going through multiethnic neighbourhoods in Rome
Dans
The Intercultural City: Exploring an Elusive Idea
Auteur(s)
CREMASCHI Marco - Centre d'études européennes et de politique comparée (Auteur)
FIORETTI Carlotta - Università degli Studi Roma Tre (Auteur)
BALBO Marcello - (Directeur de publication ou de collection)
Éditeur
I. B. Tauris
Pages
109 - 121 p.
Résumé
IT
Extract: Marco Cremaschi Carlotta Fioretti The starting hypothesis of this chapter is that the two different concepts of the diverse city and the intercultural city can be applied interchangeably to describe and govern multi-ethnic urban settings, the difference being more a matter of scale than of nature. Diversity and interculturalism share, in fact, the same duplicity: a normative content combined with an analytic orientation. The former, however, addresses mainly the ordinary configuration of places while the latter allows the discussion of rights and political principles. Are the diverse city and the intercultural city the same, then? The answer is affirmative, but conditional upon clearing both concepts of ideological deposits. Interculturalism, in particular, describes the attitude of governments towards integration intended as a process of exchange and interaction between the host and the immigrant population. At the same time, it suggests a normative model for balancing and accepting these exchanges. Interculturalism has...

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