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Author Munson, Carlton

Title Celebrating Diversity : Coexisting in a Multicultural Society
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (141 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Figures and Tables; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. Preparing for Life in a Pluralist World; Introduction; Purpose of This Book; Focus of the Book's Contents; Summary; Exercises; Chapter 2. Three Archaic Patterns of Establishment-Minority Relations; Introduction; Four Causes of Conflict; Implications of Asymmetric Power Arrangements; Three Patterns of Relating to Strangers in Our Midst; Tolerance and Integration Are Not Enough; Summary; Exercises; Chapter 3. Coexistence
ExercisesChapter 6. Coexistence Efforts Around the World; The Challenge of Innovating; Worldwide Examples of Coexistence; Implications; Summary; Exercises; Chapter 7. From Doubts to Positive Findings; Good Intentions Are Not Enough; Research Mind-Set; Helpful Research Indicators; Some Basic Findings; Suggestions for Further Research; Summary; Exercises; Chapter 8. Implications; A Review of Establishment-Minority Relations; Participation and Coexistence; A Final Note; References; Index
Some Philosophic-Historical DevelopmentsRecognizing a New Paradigm; Some Coexistence Parameters; Coexistence-Promoting Structures and Strategies; Summary; Exercises; Chapter 4. Creating Community Readiness for Coexistence; Working on Our Own Feelings; The Idea of Social Action; Two Ways for Citizens to Take Action; Professional Ways to Take Action; Implications; Summary; Exercises; Chapter 5. Specific Efforts for Achieving Coexistence; Goal Implementation in a Pluralist Society; Educational Efforts for Coexistence; Community-wide Efforts for Coexistence; Three Essential Processes; Summary
Summary Celebrating Diversity: Coexisting in a Multicultural Society, offers pragmatic ways to replace conflictive behaviors between diverse peoples with coexistence alternatives. Coexistence-partnership values and skills help us to outgrow ways of the past--competition, suspicion, manipulation, isolation, victimization. These skills enhance our own lives as well as those of future generations. In Celebrating Diversity, author Benyamin Chetkow-Yanoov asserts that the increasing religious-ethnic-linguistic pluralisms of the twentieth century requires that we cease lumping people different from
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Form Electronic book
Author Chetkow-Yanoov, B. Harold
ISBN 1317790499