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Multicultural regions and cities

Multicultural regions and cities

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Published by University of Łódź, Department of Political Geography and Regional Studies, Silesian Institute in Opole in Łódź, Opole .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnology -- Silesia, Upper (Poland and Czech Republic),
  • Multiculturalism -- Silesia, Upper (Poland and Czech Republic),
  • Regionalism -- Silesia, Upper (Poland and Czech Republic),
  • Silesia, Upper (Poland and Czech Republic) -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Marek Koter and Krystian Heffner.
    SeriesRegion and regionalism -- no. 4
    ContributionsHeffner, Krystian., Koter, Marek., Uniwersytet Łódzki. Dept. of Political Geography and Regional Studies .
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK4600.S4642 M85 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21239100M
    ISBN 10837126125X

      in dont really think mid-south is a cultural variation, just a geographic area that usually refers to the upper mississippi river delta region, and its neighboring regions. i've heard "mid-south" used in bowling green, which is near nashville, but i dont think that it is a separate cultural region. and i dont think it includes nc. Regions That Work provides a history and critique of community-development corporations, a statistical analysis of the poverty-growth relationship in seventy-four metro areas, a detailed study of three regions that have produced superior equity outcomes, and a provocative call for new policies and new politics.

    The cultural capital of America and one of the great cultural cities of the world. For musicals and theatre head to Broadway or check out the smaller off-Broadway venues. New York was also the home of punk music in the ’70s and a great jazz city with clubs like the Iridium on Broadway where Les Paul used to play. New York is the home of Author: Matthew Keyte. It counts white residents of majority-minority cities and towns such as El Paso in Texas (majority-Hispanic population) or Monterey Park in California (majority-Asian population) as multicultural Americans. Seven out of the 15 most populous cities in the .

    Key Takeaways. Multiculturalism is generally applied to the demographic make-up of a specific place, e.g. schools, businesses, neighborhoods, cities, or nations.; In the United States, continuous mass immigration has been a feature of economy and society since the first half of the 19th century.; The absorption of the stream of immigrants in itself became a prominent feature of America’s. 3. Beaches. Beaches are an interesting example of the public places that reflect the diversity of our society. They often function as a multicultural space in which individual cultural groups are spatially divided along the length of the waterfront-often by age, ethnicity, and/or the social composition of the group (for example, families versus groups of teens).


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