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Multiculturalism
Multiculturalism
Watson, C. W.2000
Articles
Subject: Is multiculturalism compatible with national identity? Does multiculturalism simply mean a tolerance of cultural diversity? Does globalization spell the end of multiculturalism? Multicultural and multiculturalism are words frequently used to describe the ethnic diversity, which exists everywhere in the world today. However, there is some confusion about what precisely they signify. Do they simply describe diversity or are they advocating a particular response to that diversity. This book looks at some of the debates associated with these words and with the concepts attached to them. In particular, the arguments for and against multiculturalism are examined in the context of modern states in different political and historical circumstances. Attitudes and emphases in relation to multiculturalism differ, it is argued, from one country to another and the chapters of the book draw out the dimensions of difference with examples ranging from Europe and the USA to South-East Asia and China.
Main title:
Multiculturalism / C.W. Watson.
Imprint:
Buckingham : Open University Press, 2000.
Collation:
124 p.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
978033520520203352052160335205208 (pbk)9780335205219
Dewey class:
305.8CU.1WAT
Local class:
CU.1/WAT
Language:
English
BRN:
1307497
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