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  1. Introduction.
  2. Statement.
  3. Probable changes resulting in conflict.
  4. Hate crimes.
  5. The role of institutions.
  6. Challenges: Change management.
    1. Modernist planning in the attempt to have uniform a society.
  7. Overview of the new one-horse.
  8. Living conditions for migrant farm workers.
  9. Grouping Hindus and Muslims.
  10. Conclusion.
  11. References.

Multiculturalism had little importance in the past but in today's society it is considered one of the most important issues with grave meanings and consequences attached to it. Public sector authority cannot afford to neglect reflecting on the organization and management of multiculturalism for the purpose of creating and supporting social diversity. Planning of policies to integrate ethnicity becomes critical especially when a local community adds new ethnic and socio-economic groups to the society. It is imperative that the local authority takes initiatives to investigate the nature, need, communication and sociological challenges (Labelle 1989). Not only this, it is incumbent upon the local authority and community members to charter the essential elements for a diverse society. The assumed town (for the sake of this discussion we will name it DiverCity) where Sector 8 Housing is being established for the residents migrating from Chicago should be allowed to enjoy similar benefits without having to compromise their own background.

[...] Conclusion Ethnic and cultural diversity is considered to be the much touted richness of the American culture. However, at the same time it is also the reason why many fear of the diverse attitudes, rivalry and intolerance towards each other. The phenomenon of multiculturalism has therefore been a long time convergence efforts of the people, community and the government. The US may not claim to having achieved hundred percent tolerances for diversity yet nevertheless it has often been credit with being among the world's melting pot nation. [...]


[...] However, this presumption has been eluded when they were faced with high level of cultural intolerance from the local people and were forced to work on farms with extremely low wages, poor work environment and living areas. Sector 8 Housing is one of the protective measures that the government has taken to introduce cultural assimilation process where the migrant farm workers are given a chance to realize their dreams. The purpose is to allow them to have ownership of US neighborhoods at a price they can afford. [...]


[...] Since the development of institutions involve elites, decision makers, personnel of all walks of life as well as social members it help extend and recognize ethno cultural distinctive interests that could be articulated in the societal institutions (Breton 1989). Furthermore, this process of integrating ethnic diversity when applied in educational and legal institutions it vest the rights of the multicultural groups thereby eradicating conflict and lead them towards change. Change is critical in the development of a multicultural society as it is difficult to establish social institutions that cater to collective groups. [...]

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