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Diversities is an international, peer reviewed, scholarly and professional journal, published jointly by the Social and Human Sciences Sector of UNESCO and the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity. It is intended to provide a platform for international, interdisciplinary and policy-related social science research in the fields of diversity, migration, multicultural policies, and human rights.

ISSN 2079-6595

Current Issue

Vol. 15, No. 2, 2013
Diversity and Small Town Spaces: Twenty Years
into Post-Apartheid South African Democracy
Guest Editors: Richard Ballard and Melissa Steyn


Diversity and Small Town Spaces in Post-Apartheid South Africa: An Introduction
by Melissa Steyn (University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa) and Richard Ballard (University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa)

Troubled Transformation: Whites, Welfare, and ‘Reverse-Racism’ in Contemporary Newcastle
by Michelle Peens and Bernard Dubbeld (Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Stellenbosch University)

Deserting Transformation: Heritage, Tourism, and Hegemonic Spatiality in Prince Albert
by Haley A. McEwen (Wits Centre for Diversity Studies, University of the Witwatersrand)

Understanding Informal Segregation: Racial and Spatial Identities among the Indian Minority of Mokopane
by Sahba Besharati (University of Cape Town and King’s College London) and Don Foster (University of Cape Town)

A Disgraced Whiteness: Tactics Used to Deny Racism, Reduce Stigma, and Elicit Sympathy
by Suntosh R. Pillay (Department of Health, Durban) and
Kevin Durrheim (University of KwaZulu-Natal)

Open forum

Multiculturalism or Hybridisation? Cultural Mixing and Politics
by Paolo Gomarasca (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan)

How Does the Construction of New Families Impact Remittances?
by Robin A. Harper (York College, City University of New York) and Hani Zubida (The Max Stern Yezreel Valley College, Department of Political Science)