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]
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Date of Publication: 02/04/2013