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Lived diversitiesSpace, place and identities in the multi-ethnic city$
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Charles Husband, Yunis Alam, Jorg Huettermann, and Joanna Fomina

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9781447315643

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447315643.001.0001

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Manningham: lived diversity

Manningham: lived diversity

Chapter:
(p.109) Chapter Five Manningham: lived diversity
Source:
Lived diversities
Author(s):

Charles Husband

Yunis Alam

Jörg Hüttermann

Joanna Fomina

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447315643.003.0005

Chapter 5 provides accounts of individuals’ perceptions of their everyday life in Manningham that is based upon qualitative interviews with majority and ethnic minority residents. The diversity of residents, and the significance of their individual biographic understanding of their location within the life of Manningham, makes the data presented here powerful in revealing the strong role of individual values and experiences in shaping their interaction with the area. Echoing some of the issues from Chapters 2 and 3 the data in this chapter reveal the complex ways in which the reputation of Manningham may impact upon individuals’ perception of their life there. Again the diversity within ethnic populations is apparent in rendering any simplistic account of inter-ethnic behaviour unsustainable. The data provide a clear linkage between the subjective concerns of individuals, and the physical topography of the area sketched in previous chapters, as individual aspirations and collective identities are mapped onto the streetscape of Manningham. This chapter challenges something of the apparently benign picture of Manningham that emerged from the descriptive account of Chapter 3. In particular the gendered nature of interaction on the street raises some pointed questions about the role of males in employing the street for expressive performances of territorial behaviours.

Keywords:   neighbourhood reputation, neighbourhood norms, comfort zone, cosmopolitans, racism, categorisation /labelling, gendered space

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