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Author Sandercock, Leonie, 1949-

Title Where strangers become neighbours [electronic resource] : integrating immigrants in Vancouver, Canada / by Leonie Sandercock, Giovanni Attili.

Published Dordrecht ; London : Springer, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xiv, 303 p.) : ill.
Series Urban and landscape perspectives ; 4
Urban and landscape perspectives ; 4.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary In the present Age of Migration, the influx of immigrants from distant lands leads inevitably to the spatial and social restructuring of cities and regions, and is often accompanied by fears of and hostility towards the newcomers. Nevertheless, in Europe, North America and Japan this influx of immigrants is essential to economic growth. How can immigrants become accepted members of the society of their adopted country? How can strangers become neighbours? What alchemies of political and social imagination are required to achieve peaceful coexistence in the mongrel cities of the 21st century? W.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Attili, Giovanni.
Subject City planning -- Social aspects -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- Case studies.
Immigrants -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- Social conditions -- Case studies.
Cultural pluralism -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- Case studies.
Social integration -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- Case studies.
Vancouver (B.C.) -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Vancouver (B.C.) -- Race relations.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781402090356