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Multicultural Questions

Christian Joppke and Steven Lukes


The acceptance and accommodation of multiculturalism is now widely practised in liberal democratic states. That a legitimate liberal state must now adopt policies intended to integrate and respect its minorities is no longer a controversial claim. But, according to the editors of Multicultural Questions, it is now important to question some of the main tenets of multicultural theory and practice; this questioning is the objective of the contributors to this volume. The volume is structured around four ‘multicultural questions’, about which there is substantial debate, even given the authors’ g ... More

Keywords: citizenship, culture, Ethnicity, Ethnocentrism, Group rights, Immigrants/immigration, multiculturalism, Universalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1999 Print ISBN-13: 9780198296102
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/019829610X.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christian Joppke, editor
European University Institute, Florence

Steven Lukes, editor
University of Siena
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