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Diversity mainstreaming through intercultural opening in policy and practice

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dc.contributor.author Müller, Carolin
dc.contributor.other Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Departament de Ciències Polítiques i Socials
dc.date.accessioned 2023-03-28T07:15:39Z
dc.date.available 2023-03-28T07:15:39Z
dc.date.issued 2023-03-28
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/56362
dc.description.abstract Diversity management gradually gains significance regarding recent migrations and growing hostility in Germany’s urban societies. In the state of Saxony, where right-wing extremism is on the rise, cultural and social policies and civil society initiatives have tried to use cultural and social education and participation (CSEP) to remedy unmanaged diversity and to reduce negative effects of discrimination against negatively racialized people. Zapata-Barrero (2017) speaks of the intercultural turn when diversity is seen as a resource, an advantage, and an opportunity for community cohesion and conflict mitigation. This article sheds light on the intercultural turn in CSEP in Saxony through a case study of the right-wing hotspot Dresden. A qualitative analysis of Dresden’s diversity management policies and 2017-22 ethnographic data identifies the premises, opportunities, and challenges: commitments to interculturality are cross-sectional; diversity projects increased; vertical forms of participation emerged, but also pointed to loopholes that leave migrants at a disadvantage.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartofseries GRITIM working papers series;53, Winter 2023
dc.rights This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
dc.title Diversity mainstreaming through intercultural opening in policy and practice
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/workingPaper
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.31009/gritim.2023.wp53
dc.subject.keyword Intercultural turn
dc.subject.keyword Saxony
dc.subject.keyword Cultural and social education and participation
dc.subject.keyword Intercultural contact
dc.subject.keyword Diversity management
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