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Multiculturalism and American democracy

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Published by University Press of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Democracy -- United States -- Congresses,
    • Multiculturalism -- United States -- Congresses,
    • Pluralism (Social sciences) -- United States -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Arthur M. Melzer, Jerry Weinberger, and M. Richard Zinman.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsMelzer, Arthur M., Weinberger, Jerry, 1944-, Zinman, M. Richard., Symposium on Science, Reason, and Modern Democracy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK1726 .M77 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 237 p. ;
      Number of Pages237
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL698134M
      ISBN 100700608818, 0700608826
      LC Control Number97045707

      Multiculturalism and the principles of democracy: Constitutionalism and multiculturalism / Walter Berns. Majoritarian democracy and cultural minorities / Bernard Boxill. Democratic multiculturalism / Wilson Carey McWilliams. The virtues of multiculturalism / Anne Norton. Multiculturalism and American liberal democracy / James Ceaser. For centuries, conversing over the dynamics of American multiculturalism, people tend to focus on the everyday social interaction of America’s mainstream society — traditionally under the black/white binary model of research, publication, and dialogue — without fully equating the simultaneous interaction of historical, structural, political, philosophical, and ideological forces defining Author: Sofía Espinoza Álvarez.

      Jul 01,  · Multiculturalism and American Democracy by Arthur M. Melzer, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1). 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.

      It depends on how you conceptualize democracy. If it's just free and fair elections, Dan Bern reminds that "we have the right to vote to take all of our rights away." Even easier, we can vote to take away the rights of minorities (either demograph. Multiculturalism EXAMINING THE POLITICS We invited K. Anthony Appiah, Professor of Afro-American Studies and Philosophy at Harvard, to offer his reflections on the politics of recognition. Appiah has written a rich Constitutional democracy dedicates itself to this distinction.


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