Category Archives: Multiculturalism

A cultural sociology of multicultural incorporation

I think my presentation at Stockholms Universitetet went well. There was a good crowd there and folks seemed engaged and open to the work I presented. Basically I’m trying to extract a theory of incorporation from my particular study. I … Continue reading

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food and society

A few food observations from Sweden (I know I need to write some real blog posts but this will have to suffice for now): 1. Falafel is the new pizza. I have never seen so much falafel. Even the Swedish … Continue reading

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Characterizing heterogeneity

I am trying to improve chapter 6. In the book I argue that there is a multicultural epistemological orientation and praxis that 1: provide a definition of moral/civic community that can include diverse newcomers and characterize new groups as worthy … Continue reading

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The Naturalized

I just finished watching the documentary film, The Naturalized, a somewhat entertaining look at immigration and naturalization in the United States. I ordered it from History Channel because I wanted to show a bit of it to my class in … Continue reading

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Final edition of article

At long last my article, Disciplined to Diversity, has moved from the online queue into a print issue! You can update the citation info by visiting the article page here:

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Bias-Free Policing in Vermont

Here is a draft opinion piece that I am writing regarding racial profiling in Vermont. On December 30, 2009, my children, husband and I were three months in to a 10-month cultural exchange in Guangzhou, China. The shock of relocation … Continue reading

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Read My New Article: Disciplined to Diversity

Disciplined to diversity: learning the language of multiculturalism Author: Andrea Voyer – ANDREA VOYER is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Cultural Sociology at Yale University   Abstract This study shows that contemporary multiculturalism is a cultural referent used … Continue reading

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