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What People are Saying

“This book makes a strategic selection to demonstrate a singular hypothesis about the prospects that transnational migrations have the capacity to improve civic life in the years to come. The argument is fresh, thoroughly pursued, and convincing.”—Howard Gillette, Rutgers University-Camden

Chapter List


Part I. Introduction
1. Creating Diversity Capital: Migrants in Divided Cities

Part II. Social and Economic Transformations
2. Living in the Middle
3. Working and Studying in the Middle

Part III. Political Transformations
4. From Saint Jean-Baptiste to Saint Patrick: Montreal’s Twisting Path to Intercultural Diversity
5. Regime Change in Washington
6 From Red to Orange: Kyiv’s Post-Soviet Municipal Regime

Part IV. Concluding Observations
7. Diversity Capital Created

Appendix: Research Design and Methodology for the Kyiv Surveys

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