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Multiculturalism and the Politics of Recognition: Jacques Derrida and James Tully
Multiculturalism and the Politics of Recognition: Jacques Derrida and James Tully

Author(s): Andrius Bielskis
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: Vilnius University and Klaipeda University
Keywords: multiculturalism; politics of recognition; Derrida; Tully; deconstruction; law

Summary/Abstract: One of the key features of post-industrial societies in Europe and North America has been cultural diversity. Ever since the 1970s, multiculturalism has become official policy in many European and North American societies. In Canada, a country where the term was originally invented, multiculturalism is both its official state policy as well as the key element of Canadian national identity (Dupont & Lemarchand 2001; 310). Today, multiculturalism is almost taken for granted [...]

  • Issue Year: 2009
  • Issue No: 02
  • Page Range: 40-52
  • Page Count: 13
  • Language: English