The contemporary western city attracts people with different cultures, values, backgrounds, beliefs, languages and traditions. Of course, I am stating the obvious and, in fact, this has been true for most cities, for most of the time. However, understanding how these differences can work together as a cosmopolitan whole, or whether they work in contest to cause suspicion, strife and resentment, is key to the promotion of respectful city living, to promoting urban cultures of respect for the 'other'
|Title of host publication||Securing Respect: Behavioural Expectations and Anti-Social Behaviour in the UK|
|Place of Publication||Bristol|
|Publisher||The Policy Press|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|