Negotiating cohesion, inequality and change by Hannah Jones

By Hannah Jones

How are multiculturalism, inequality and belonging understood within the day by day pondering and practices of neighborhood executive? reading unique empirical information, this publication explores how neighborhood executive officials and politicians negotiate 'difficult topics' associated with neighborhood team spirit coverage: variety, inequality, discrimination, extremism, migration, faith, category, energy and alter. The publication argues that such paintings necessitates 'uncomfortable positions' while dealing with moral, specialist and political commitments. according to first-hand adventure of operating in city neighborhood executive and huge ethnographic, interview and documentary learn, the booklet applies governmentality views in a brand new solution to reflect on how humans operating inside executive are topic to regimes of governmentality themselves, and demonstrates how strength operates via feelings. Its exploration of ways 'sociological imaginations' are utilized past academia might be beneficial to these arguing for the way forward for public providers and development connections among the college and wider society, together with students and scholars in sociology, social coverage, social geography, city reports and politics, and coverage practitioners in neighborhood and primary government.

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