The Landscape of Differences: Contact and Segregation in the Everyday Encounters

A new article published in Cities examines everyday life in Northern Ireland’s segregated communities with particular focus on a neglected empirical dimension of ethnic and social segregation developed within the socio-spatial relations between people and their built environment. It shows how the everyday urban encounters are reproduced through negotiating differences and the ways in which living in divided communities lead to social inequality and imbalanced use of space.

For more information about this article please contact Dr. Gehan Selim or visit


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