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  • The quest for a balanced ethnic mix : Singapore's ethnic quota policy examined
  • Ethnic community ; Ethnic composition ; Housing ; Housing policy ; Public sector ; Residential mobility ; Singapore ; Social group ; Urban district
  • The article examines the impact of the quota policy on the buying and renting, as well as the selling or letting. The differential response by the various ethnic groups is revealed.
  • Ethnicity and the multicultural city : living with diversity
  • Community ; Cultural identity ; Cultural studies ; Ethnic community ; Ethnicity ; Multiculturalism ; Segregation ; Town ; United Kingdom ; Urban district
  • at the very local level. He focuses on sites of cultural exchange and transformation, plural and contested senses of place, and agonistic politics of ethnicity and identity.
  • Territorial dimensions of Hungarian ethnic identity
  • Ethnic community ; Ethnic group ; Geopolitics ; Hungary ; National territory ; Political geography ; Territorial identity
  • Ethnicity, community and the census in Mauritius, 1830-1990
  • Demographic change ; Ethnic composition ; Island ; Mauritius ; Population
  • Ethnic segregation in the Netherlands : new patterns, new policies ?
  • Ethnic community ; Netherlands (The) ; Segregation ; Spatial concentration ; Town ; Urban district
  • The AA. describe the shifting patterns of ethnic minority groups in the largest cities (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht) between 1980 and 1998. They focus on the policy response to these patterns and briefly evaluate this response
  • . Ethnic concentrations are not problematic in themselves, but policy can significantly enhance the situation of the inhabitants of specific neighbourhoods.
  • The ethnic minorities of Estonia : changing size, location, and composition
  • Estonia ; Ethnic community ; Ethnic composition ; Ethnic minority ; International migration ; Location ; Minority ; Occupational activity ; Population census
  • Are there ethnic enclaves/ghettos in English cities ?
  • England ; Ethnic community ; Ethnic group ; Ghetto ; Residential choice ; Segregation ; Town ; Typology ; United Kingdom ; Urban district
  • Most studies answer about the segregation of ethnic groups using single indices which address one aspect only of a multidimensional concept. An alternative approach is used here which identifies residential area types according to the degree
  • of ethnic mixing. Their relative importance is evaluated in 18 English cities. The AA. find little evidence of significant segregation of Black ethnic groups, but more with regard to Asian groups.
  • Community ; Cultural identity ; Cultural landscape ; Cultural studies ; Ethnic community ; Ethnic group ; Midwest ; Territory ; United States
  • In the northern part of the American Midwest where so many Europeans came as immigrants, an ethnic reawakening characterizes many urban and rural communities. Two communities are analyzed : New Glarus, Wisconsin, settled in the 1840s by Swiss people
  • from Canton Glarus ; and Cambridge, Minnesota, settled in the 1860s by Swedes from Dalecarlia. Both towns have public expressions of ethnic culture, but that in New Glarus is much more overt, better organized and economically lucrative. - ( DWG)
  • Cultural studies ; Ethnic community ; Ethnic group ; Territorial identity ; United States
  • The A. defines homeland as a place to which an ethnic group has an emotional bonding. Describes variants of that therm which include mythic homeland, micro- and macro-homelands, fragmented homelands, and urban homelands. - (DWG)
  • Ethnical diversity and regional development of eastern borderland regions in Poland, Lithuania and Latvia
  • Ethnic community ; European Union ; Frontier ; Latvia ; Lithuania ; Poland ; Regional development
  • The paper deals with the problems of ethnic diversity of the regions (NUTS 3) belonging to Poland, Lithuania and Latvia, situated along the eastern borderland of the European Union. The ethnic factor, namely, influences in an important manner
  • (Belarus’, Russian Federation). The complex ethnic landscape may turn out to be a negative, as well as positive factor of the regional development. - (BJ)
  • Conflict ; Democracy ; Electoral behaviour ; Ethnic community ; Ethnic group ; Italy ; Organization ; Political geography ; Political party ; Population ; Tirol ; Trentino-Alto Adige
  • Consociational democracy is often proposed as a non-territorial strategy to accomodate tensions between ethnic groups in the framework of a democratic regime. This multi-ethnic province (Alto Adige) is presented as an example of a regional ethnic
  • conflict solved by the application of a consociational strategy. The inter-ethnic situation has improved after introduction of an autonomy statute. The analysis shows that the autonomous statute has contributed to the transformation into a regional society
  • Rethinking the analysis of ethnic residential patterns : segregation, isolation, or concentration thresholds in Auckland, New Zealand ?
  • Auckland ; Ethnic community ; Ethnic group ; Index ; Measurement ; New Zealand ; Segregation ; Spatial concentration ; Urban area
  • Data from the 1996 New Zealand Census on ethnicity in Auckland are used to illustrate a new approach to measuring spatial separation. The method is based on thresholds. This provides more detailed information on the geography of ethnic groups
  • Ethnic processes in post-communist Europe during the 1990s
  • Caucasus ; Central-East Europe ; Demographic change ; Ethnic community ; Ethnic composition ; Europe ; Nationalism ; Post-communism ; Regional disparities
  • In this paper, the author assesses and explains changes in ethnic composition that occurred in the postcommunist countries of Europe and the Caucasus during the 1990s. Quantitative as well as qualitative aspects of ethno-demographic changes
  • Ethnic diversity and polarization in Vojvodina
  • Ethnic community ; Ethnic composition ; Measurement ; Polarization ; Serbia ; Social geography ; Voivodina
  • From a methodological perspective, the paper aims to demonstrate that ethnic diversity can be an objectively measurable notion, thus multi-ethnicity may have its own ‘units of measurement’. However, while the Hungarian geographic literature has
  • concentrated by now on only the fragmentation (i.e. ‘Ethnic Diversity Index’), another type of diversity should be also defined: the phenomenon called polarization when two or maximum three ethnic groups with nearly equal population number are present. Using
  • the so-called ‘ethnic polarization index’ the paper emphasizes that the increase or decrease of diversity cannot be described as a two-dimensional process. - (AM)
  • The creation of an ethnic culture complex region : Pennsylvania Germans in Central Ohio, 1790-1850
  • Community ; Historic centre ; Indiana ; Lobby ; Old district ; Sense of belonging ; Town ; United States of America
  • After an introductory consideration of culture areas, ethnic homelands, ethnic islands, and ethnic substrata, A. discusses the migration of Pennsylvania German from southeastern Pennsylvania to a five-county region of central Ohio in the later 18th
  • and early 19th centuries. This case study is presented in the context of the ongoing ethnic homeland debate-that certain places dominated by an ethnic group have qualities that set them apart from other culture areas. He thinks that central Ohio
  • is an example of a culture complex region, which he puts as between an ethnic homeland and an ethnic island in scale and has distinct characteristics from them. - (SLD)
  • Culture regions, homelands and ethnic archipelagos in the United States : methodological considerations
  • Cultural identity ; Cultural studies ; Ethnic community ; Sense of belonging ; Social space ; United States
  • As defined by the A., the foundation of the ethnic homelands concept involves indigenity, exclusivity, cultural vitality, resilience, and scale. These multiple conditions exclude cultural groups such as the English, Irish and Germans, but do cover
  • Western Slavonia - Development of the ethnic composition
  • Croatia ; Ethnic community ; Ethnic composition ; Population
  • Markers of racial and ethnic identity
  • Ethnic community ; Ethnic group ; Immigrants ; Kinship structure ; Language ; Plural society ; United States of America
  • Ethnic financial systems among Japanese immigrants in California
  • The financial mechanism existing in the community of Japanese immigrants consisted of formal and informal levels. Ethnic ties played an important role at both levels. Small scale ethnic finances at the informal level were more successful. Japanese
  • The rise and fall of Afrikaner ethnic political mobilisation 1943-1999
  • Election ; Ethnic community ; Political geography ; Political party ; South Africa
  • The dominance of the National Party in South African white politics for nearly five decades represents a highly successful example of ethnic political mobilisation. The paper examines the patterns of consolidation and later fragmentation