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The Future of Multiculturalism: Structures, Integration Policies and Practices

2012-06-26 00:00:00, University of Surrey, UK

 

8th Annual Conference  Joint international multidisciplinary conference with

Migration Research Unit (MRU) at University College London (UCL) and Roehampton University

Multiculturalism as a policy approach to managing the cultural diversity ofcontemporarysocieties is once again under siege by national politicians and public commentators across Europe. Public concern about the impact of migration on social structures and cohesion has led to renewed calls for integration policies that are based greatly on ideas of assimilation rather than a desire for a genuine reciprocal integration. Furthermore, nationalist ideology or presuppositions frequently underpin the specific content of those policies.

 

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