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The multiculturalism backlash : European discourses, policies and practices

Author: Steven Vertovec; Susanne Wessendorf
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Multiculturalism has been much questioned across the world in recent years. This is a comprehensive analysis of how this happened and its consequences for our societies.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Vertovec; Susanne Wessendorf
ISBN: 9780415556484 9780415556491 0415556481 041555649X 9780203867549 0203867548
OCLC Number: 320132297
Description: x, 210 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : assessing the backlash against multiculturalism in Europe / Steven Vertovec, Susanne Wessendorf --
The rise and fall of multiculturalism?: new debates on inclusion and accommodation in diverse societies / Will Kymlicka --
British and others: from 'race' to 'faith' / Ralph Grillo --
From toleration to repression: the Dutch backlash against multiculturalism / Baukje Prins, Sawitri Saharso --
"We're not all multiculturalists yet": France swings between hard integration and soft anti-discrimination / Patrick Simon, Valerie Sala Pala --
Denmark versus multiculturalism / Ulf Hedetoft --
Switzerland: a multicultural country without multicultural policies? / Gianni D'Amato --
Germany: integration policy and pluralism in a self-conscious country of immigration / Karen Schönwälder --
Dynamics of diversity in Spain: old questions, new challenges / Ricard Zapata-Barrero --
Multiculturalism: a Canadian defence / David Ley.
Responsibility: edited by Steven Vertovec and Susanne Wessendorf.

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