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'Sleepwalking to segregation'?: Challenging myths about race and migration

Nissa Finney


In the context of renewed debates about diversity and cohesion, this book interrogates contemporary claims about race and migration. It demonstrates that many of the claims are myths, presenting evidence in support of and in opposition to them in an accessible yet academically rigorous manner. The book tackles head-on questions about levels of immigration, the contribution of immigrants, minority self-segregation, ghettoisation and the future diversity of the population. The authors argue that the myths of race and migration are the real threat to an integrated society and recommend that focus ... More

Keywords: diversity, cohesion, race, migration, ghettoisation, inequality, prejudice, immigrants

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9781847420084
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847420084.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nissa Finney, author