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Live and Let LiveDiversity, Conflict, and Community in an Integrated Neighborhood$
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Evelyn M. Perry

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781469631387

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631387.001.0001

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Living Together

Living Together

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(p.167) Chapter Eight Living Together
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Live and Let Live
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Evelyn M. Perry

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631387.003.0008

The closing chapter presents an explanation for the durability of Riverwest’s social diversity that centers on local culture and everyday processes of difference negotiation. It discusses the implications of these processes for inequality, power relations, and popular and scholarly understandings of the “good” community. In Riverwest, place grounds a shared rubric for neighborhood interactions that facilitates boundary-blurring processes—processes that can grind down the categorical boundaries erected to distance and exclude. This chapter revisits the paradoxes of integration and explores the productive possibilities of conflict. Finally, it contemplates what is required to make diversity work.

Keywords:   conflict, diversity, inequality, residential integration, place, power, culture, social boundaries, paradoxes of integration, negotiating difference

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