Annual RC21 Conference 2011

The struggle to belong. Dealing with diversity in 21st century urban settings
Amsterdam (The Netherlands), July 7-9 2011

Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research – Urban Studies
University of Amsterdam – The Netherlands

15. Urban Disorder and Social Cohesion             

Organizers: Hilary Silver & Jaap Timmer                       

15.1 Diversity, Disorder and Cohesion                       

Reinout Kleinhans (a), Gideon Bolt (b) (a: Delft University, b: University of Utrecht)
Like Chicken and Eggs. On the Intricate Interplay between Neighborhood Disorder and Collective Efficacy

Leah Greenblum (Brown University)
Foreclosure Crisis and Collective Efficacy

Veronika Deffner (a) & Johanna Hoerning (b) (a: RWTH Aachen University, b: Goethe University Frankfurt)           
Fragmentation as a Threat to Social Cohesion? A Conceptual Review and an Empirical Approach to Brazilian Cities

Rebecca Wickes, Renee Zahnow, Gentry White, Lorraine Mazerolle (The University of Queensland)
Sensing cohesion or diversity? Examining the impact of ethnic diversity on cohesion and neighbour networks in urban communities

RT15.1: Conflict, Disorder and Cohesion                       

Ruth McAlister (University of Ulster)
The struggle to belong when feeling disconnected: the experience of loyalist east Belfast

Martin Lundsteen (University of Barcelona)           
“Social disorder and convivència in Salt, Catalonia”

Matteo Tarantino & Simone Tosoni (Catholic University of Milan)           
Symbolic Tactics in the Converged Media System: The “Riot of Milan” and Its Representations of Identity and Urban Space

Sandra Vigil Fonseca (University of British Columbia - School of Community and Regional Planning)
"Blogging in Cuba: A Manifestation of Social Disorder?"

Bryan R. Roberts (University of Texas at Austin)           
The Consolidation of the Latin American City and the Undermining of Social Cohesion

Distributed papers                       

Laura van Duin (a), Ioannis Tzaninis (b), Flip Lindo (b) (a: Erasmus University Rotterdam, b: University of Amsterdam)
Marginality and stigmatization: identifying with the neighbourhood in Rotterdam

O.A. Ajala and Margaret Baloye (Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria)           
Teenage Motherhood Dimension of Urban Poverty in Ile-Ife, Southwestern, Nigeria


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21 December 2011
Deadline for abstract submission

10 January 2011
Notification of selected abstracts

1 March 2011
Registration open

15 May 2011
Deadline for early bird registration and for (some) hotel options

31 May 2011
Deadline for paper submission

15 June 2011
Papers online

7-9 July 2011