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Introduction to Intercultural Studies

by Rioghnat Crotty

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 new society. * A focus on the Irish experience of intercultural issues compares our own past as emigrants worldwide to our current reception of immigrants. * Carefully selected cases and examples, revision questions and project and learner record tips feature within 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. Written For: FETAC Level 5 Intercultural Studies (5N0765) component as part of the following major awards: Business Studies [5M2102] Applied Social Studies [5M2181] Community Development [5M3050] Language and European Studies[5M2073]

208 pages.

ISBN: 9780717156306

€ 26.99 

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Date of Publication: 02/04/2013

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