Super-diversity and its implications

  title={Super-diversity and its implications},
  author={Steven Vertovec},
  journal={Ethnic and Racial Studies},
  pages={1024 - 1054}
  • S. Vertovec
  • Published 25 September 2007
  • Economics
  • Ethnic and Racial Studies
Abstract Diversity in Britain is not what it used to be. Some thirty years of government policies, social service practices and public perceptions have been framed by a particular understanding of immigration and multicultural diversity. That is, Britain's immigrant and ethnic minority population has conventionally been characterized by large, well-organized African-Caribbean and South Asian communities of citizens originally from Commonwealth countries or formerly colonial territories. Policy… 

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