chapter  1
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The Urge to Define, Sort and Categorize

Our focus is on human diversity and how in cities we live together with our differences with greater ease. We want to encourage intercultural exchange. Yet our starting point is a much broader frame that acknowledges how very difficult it is to turn this into reality: the deep-seated, cross-cultural, human urge to define, to distinguish, to sort, to categorize, to classify and label.