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Cities in the Urban AgeA Dissent$
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Robert A. Beauregard

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780226535241

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226535418.001.0001

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Intolerant, Tolerant

Intolerant, Tolerant

(p.120) Five Intolerant, Tolerant
Cities in the Urban Age

Robert A. Beauregard

University of Chicago Press

This chapter explores how the US city – any city – requires tolerance to function but also engenders intolerance. It discusses the various mechanisms by which urban dwellers negotiate the presence and their encounters with others different from themselves. Tolerance and intolerance are discussed in terms of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, and immigrant status. Numerous examples of these conditions and mechanisms are presented.

Keywords:   intolerance, tolerance, urbanity

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