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The politics of multiculturalism

Augie Fleras

The politics of multiculturalism

multicultural governance in comparative perspective

by Augie Fleras

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Multiculturalism -- Political aspects -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • Ethnicity -- Political aspects -- Cross-cultural studies,
  • Comparative government

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAugie Fleras.
    GenreCross-cultural studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM1271 .F55 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22974453M
    ISBN 100230604544
    ISBN 109780230604544
    LC Control Number2008055637

    With this book, McGhee manages to be both topical and well-informed: it deserves a wide readership." Professor Conor Gearty, LSE This topical book provides a thorough examination of debates on multiculturalism, in the context of current discussions on security, integration and human rights. Is multiculturism simply a novel project of social engineering? This book rejects this view by demonstrating that multiculturalism is the political outcome of ongoing power struggles and collective negotiations of cultural, ethnic and racial differences.

    A new edition of the highly acclaimed book Multiculturalism and "The Politics of Recognition," this paperback brings together an even wider range of leading philosophers and social scientists to probe the political controversy surrounding multiculturalism. arts & culture book review books britain culture europe france germany government history immigrants immigration multiculturalism politics race rita chin social issues the netherlands world war ii Author: Rayyan Al-Shawaf.

    This is a book of great originality that contributes new insights to the politics of representation. Thomassen makes a bold contribution to contemporary struggles for recognition by treating them not primarily as battles to include (or exclude) new political groups, but as moments where people contest the very terms of political and ethnic identities and their interrelations. This book rejects this view by demonstrating that multiculturalism is the political outcome of ongoing power struggles and collective negotiations of cultural, ethnic and racial differences. Europe has become a novel experiment in multiple, tiered and mediated multiculturalisms.


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The best books on Multiculturalism recommended by Tariq Modood. Critics claim that Muslims don’t fit in with our secular policies but, although Britain may be a secular country, the ways in which we are secular are ways inclusive of religious people, says sociology professor Tariq stichtingdoel.com recommends the best books on multiculturalism.

Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt: Towards a Secular Theocracy [Paul Gottfried] on stichtingdoel.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. It is a small, conservative, philosophical gem, and I love it. -Amos Perlmutter Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt extends Paul Gottfried's examination of Western managerial government's growth in the last third of the twentieth stichtingdoel.com by: 9.

Begins by distinguishing various forms of cultural pluralism, which can sometimes be conflated under the label of ‘multiculturalism’, distinguishing, in particular, between ‘multination’ states possessing national minorities and ‘polyethnic’ states possessing ethnic groups.

It then provides a typology of the different sorts of minority rights that ethnic and national groups may demand. Jul 25,  · Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt extends Paul Gottfried’s examination of Western managerial government’s growth in the last third of The politics of multiculturalism book twentieth century.

Linking multiculturalism to a distinctive political and religious context, the book argues that welfare-state democracy, unlike bourgeois liberalism, has rejected the once conventional distinction between government and civil /5(8). A new edition of the highly acclaimed book Multiculturalism and "The Politics of Recognition," this paperback brings together an even wider range of leading philosophers and social scientists to probe the political controversy surrounding multiculturalism.

Charles Taylor's initial inquiry, which considers whether the institutions of liberal democratic government make room--or should make room. A new edition of the highly acclaimed book Multiculturalism and "The Politics of Recognition," this paperback brings together an even wider range of leading philosophers and social scientists to probe the political controversy surrounding multiculturalism/5.

Oct 01,  · Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt is an extremely intellectual and philosophical analysis of the growth of the nanny state. Gottfried’s thesis is that western governments have built upon a bastardized version of protestant beliefs to incorporate them into /5.

multiculturalism or cultural pluralism, a term describing the coexistence of many cultures in a locality, without any one culture dominating the region. By making the broadest range of human differences acceptable to the largest number of people, multiculturalism seeks to overcome racism, sexism, and other forms of discrimination.

The Politics of Multiculturalism will be of special interest to students of Southeast Asian history and society, anthropologists grappling with questions of citizenship and culture, political scientists studying democracy across cultures, and all readers concerned with the prospects for civility and tolerance in a multicultural world.

Criticism of multiculturalism questions the ideal of the maintenance of distinct ethnic cultures within a stichtingdoel.comulturalism is a particular subject of debate in certain European nations that are associated with the idea of a single nation within their country.

Critics of multiculturalism may argue against cultural integration of different ethnic and cultural groups to the existing laws.

Multiculturalism, the view that cultures, races, and ethnicities, particularly those of minority groups, deserve special acknowledgement of their differences within a dominant political culture.

That acknowledgement can take the forms of recognition of contributions to the cultural life of the. May 15,  · Taking as a case study the racial politics of the British state under New Labour, this book advances an idea of multiculturalism as the only conceptual framework that is capable of making sense of the contradictions of contemporary race practice, where racism is.

A new edition of the highly acclaimed book Multiculturalism and “The Politics of Recognition,” this paperback brings together an even wider range of leading philosophers and social scientists to probe the political controversy surrounding multiculturalism.

Charles Taylor’s initial inquiry, which considers whether the institutions of liberal democratic government make room — or should. Oct 01,  · The Politics of Multiculturalism and Bilingual Education: Students and Teachers Caught in the Cross Fire by Carlos J.

Ovando,available at 4/5(1). Sep 22,  · The heated debate between supporters and detractors of multiculturalism has been made all the more salient by the recent attacks in Norway carried out by Anders Breivik in the name of cultural conservatism and the political rhetoric that characterizes popular right-wing parties in Europe's north.

Multiculturalism and the Politics of. "Multiculturalism is part of a wider politics of cultural self-assertion." Multiculturalism has been shaped by a larger body of thought that holds that culture is basic to political and social identity.

In that sense, multiculturalism is part of a wider politics of cultural self-assertion. The origins of this form of politics can be traced back.

In Multicultural Politics, one of the most respected thinkers on ethnic minority experience in England describes how what began as a black-white division has been complicated by cultural racism, Islamophobia, and a challenge to secular modernity.

Tariq Modood explores the tensions that have risen among advocates of multiculturalism as Muslims. Taking as a case study the racial politics of the British state under New Labour, this book advances an idea of multiculturalism as the only conceptual framework that is capable of making sense of the contradictions of contemporary race practice, where racism is simultaneously rejected and reproduced.

Following the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the US, Madrid and msot recently in London (7/7 and 21/7), Western societies are in fear of international, Islamist groups.

The concern of this chapter, as of the book as a whole, is on the domestic politics of civic stichtingdoel.com: Ta Riq Modood. Sep 01,  · Charles Taylor's classic essay "The Politics of Recognition" that constitutes the heart of this book along with the several excellent responses to it remains at the center of the philosophical and political discussions of stichtingdoel.com by:.

The best books on Immigration and Multiculturalism in Britain recommended by David Goodhart. Managing immigration has become a key political question of our times.

The author of The British Dream tells us about the British experience, and what helps multiculturalism succeed or .Central to multiculturalism's " politics of recognition " (Taylor ) is the rejection of cultural assimilation and accommodation of diversity through the equal representation of all cultures.This book aims to clarify the concepts of interculturalism and multiculturalism, and to bring the various arguments together in a way that will assist politicians, policy makers, practitioners and interested lay people to understand the concerns that are driving the di fferent orientations.