Innovative new book presenting intercultural theories and themes in an accessible style, facilitating an exploration of the many challenging and contemporary issues in our society today.
Introduces the key definitions underpinning interculturalism: culture, nationalism, colonialism, ethnicity, racism, segregation, sectarianism and xenophobia.
Positions the areas of history, sociology, religion,legislation, music, media and current affairs within the arena of intercultural studies.
Encourages analysis of one’s own attitudes, values and culture as well as developing a respect for diversity.
Irish statistics and legislation provide an accurate picture of our society.
A focus on the Irish experience of intercultural issues compares our own past as emigrants worldwide to the current reception of immigrants in Ireland.
Carefully selected cases and examples, revision questions and project and learner record tips feature in each chapter.
Using a conversational and accessible approach, this book assumes no prior knowledge of the subject.
Details the importance of designing appropriate survey methods for research purposes.