TITLE

LIBERAL MULTICULTURALISM AS POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY: WILL KYMLICKA

AUTHOR(S)
Stjernfelt, Frederik
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
Monist;Jan2012, Vol. 95 Issue 1, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses Canadian political philosopher Will Kymlicka's attempt to reconcile multiculturalism and liberal ideals. Such "soft multiculturalism" is contrasted with "hard multiculturalism" that sacrifices some liberal ideals. Issues discussed include group rights, social integration, and cultural assimilation. The author raises the possibility that multiculturalism is no different from conventional liberal democracy.
ACCESSION #
73180673

Tags: KYMLICKA, Will, 1962-;  MULTICULTURALISM;  LIBERALISM;  POLITICAL philosophy;  DEMOCRACY;  GROUP rights;  ASSIMILATION (Sociology);  SOCIAL integration

 

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