Conclusion: The Tapestry Unpicked?

  • James Rosbrook-Thompson
  • Gary Armstrong
Part of the Palgrave Studies in Urban Anthropology book series (PSUA)


In concluding the book, we seek to do a number of things. First, we summarise each of the preceding chapters, picking out their central findings. We then attempt to draw out the significance of these findings, considering them in relation to wider themes such as notions of self-responsibility and the social contract. Finally, we reflect on the book’s key concepts of superdiversity and social mix, and question how, given current trends, they might be used to analyse social relations on estates like LG.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • James Rosbrook-Thompson
    • 1
  • Gary Armstrong
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Humanities and Social SciencesAnglia Ruskin UniversityCambridgeUK
  2. 2.College of Business, Arts and Social SciencesBrunel University LondonUxbridgeUK

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