Diversity – a new mode of incorporation?

  title={Diversity – a new mode of incorporation?},
  author={Thomas Faist},
  journal={Ethnic and Racial Studies},
  pages={171 - 190}
  • Thomas Faist
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology, Chemistry
  • Ethnic and Racial Studies
Abstract Lately, cultural diversity in Western societies has, in terms of religions, languages, ethnic we-groups, transnational ties, and countries of origin, once more undergone immense growth. Modes of migrant incorporation reflect endeavours to respond to this change. While some approaches such as assimilation and multiculturalism emphasize the social integration of migrants in the host societies, the vague term ‘diversity’ harbours innovative measures in two respects. First, diversity… Expand
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