Diversity

Migration is one of the central drivers in increasing diversity in contemporary societies, especially in cities. “Super-diversity” – the multiplication of the axes of difference (not just by ethnicity, but also by country of origin, legal status, faith and so on) – is a defining feature of our time. The challenge of living with difference is therefore one of the key ethical and political challenges, and understanding how this works is a central question for scholars. There is increasing attention to everyday forms of conviviality emerging from this challenge – but also to the persistence of inequality, division and racism.

Books

Reports

Working Papers

Other Publications

Projects

An Evidence Base on Migration and Integration in London

Ben Gidley and Hiranthi Jayaweera | 2009

Diversity, Integration and the Economy

Alessio Cangiano | April 2005 – March 2008

European network of cities for local integration policies for migrants (CLIP)

Alessio Cangiano, Isabel Shutes and Sarah Spencer | 2007 – 2009

Muslims and Community Cohesion in Britain

Hiranthi Jayaweera and Sarah Spencer | June 2005 – June 2007

Servicing Super-Diversity: ESRC IAA Knowledge Exchange Fellowship

Mette Louise Berg | October 2014 – March 2015

Urban Transformations Coordination

Andreza de Souza Santos, Michael Keith, Emma Newcombe, Igor Calzada, Mikal Mast, Nathan Grassi, Nicholas Simcik Arese, Nicola Headlam and Peter Grant | 2015 - 2019

Welfare, neighbourhood and new geographies of diversity

Ben Gidley, Caroline Oliver, Hiranthi Jayaweera and Mette Louise Berg | May 2013 – December 2014