Respect and city living: Contest or cosmopolitanism?

Millie, Andrew (2009) Respect and city living: Contest or cosmopolitanism? In: Millie, Andrew (ed). Securing Respect: Behavioural Expectations and Anti-Social Behaviour in the UK. The Policy Press, Bristol. ISBN 9781847420930

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The contemporary western city attracts people with different cultures, values, backgrounds, beliefs, languages and traditions. Of course, I am stating the obvious and, in fact, this has been true for most cities, for most of the time. However, understanding how these differences can work together as a cosmopolitan whole, or whether they work in contest to cause suspicion, strife and resentment, is key to the promotion of respectful city living, to promoting urban cultures of respect for the 'other'

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
K Law > K Law (General)
Divisions: Law and Criminology
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2012 14:11

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