Diversities Old and New

Migration and Socio-Spatial Patterns in New York, Singapore and Johannesburg

  • Steven Vertovec

Part of the Global Diversities book series (GLODIV)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction: Migration, Cities, Diversities ‘Old’ and ‘New’

  3. Examining Diversities Old and New

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Sofya Aptekar, Anna Cieslik
      Pages 23-44
    3. Laavanya Kathiravelu, Junjia Ye
      Pages 45-66
    4. Rajohane Matshedisho, Alex Wafer
      Pages 67-83
  4. Diversities and Spaces: Coming Together and Remaining Apart

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Anna Cieslik
      Pages 87-102
    3. Sofya Aptekar
      Pages 103-119
    4. Laavanya Kathiravelu
      Pages 120-134
    5. Rajohane Matshedisho
      Pages 144-155
  5. Socio-Spatial Patterns of Encountering Diversity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 169-169
    2. Steven Vertovec
      Pages 171-192
    3. Steven Vertovec
      Pages 193-223
    4. Steven Vertovec
      Pages 224-246
    5. Steven Vertovec
      Pages 247-258
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 259-275

About this book


Diversities Old and New provides comparative analyses of new urban patterns that arise under conditions of rapid, migration-driven diversification, including transformations of social categories, social relations and public spaces. Ethnographic findings in neighbourhoods of New York, Singapore and Johannesburg are presented.


Urban diversity public space migration Singapore New York Johannesburg religion transformation

Editors and affiliations

  • Steven Vertovec
    • 1
  1. 1.Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic DiversityGermany

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