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By Cris E. Toffolo

ISBN-10: 0791455971

ISBN-13: 9780791455975

ISBN-10: 1417524006

ISBN-13: 9781417524006

Combining targeted case experiences with discussions of deeper theoretical controversies, Emancipating Cultural Pluralism investigates either the benign and destructive facets of identification politics. This provocative assortment delves into probably the most tough problems with cultural pluralism, reminiscent of what money owed for the significant strength of identification politics, no matter if identification politics will be inherently strong or evil, even if states are the perfect associations to accommodate ethnic clash, the prevention of genocide, the worth of devolving strength to the neighborhood point, and extra. The contributions are united through the conviction that extra realization has to be paid to the normative matters linked to a number of expressions of cultural pluralism, for the moral implications of the phenomena are too profound to be missed.

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1998. ” Pp. 63–81 in The Handbook of Interethnic Coexistence, ed. Eugene Weiner. Foreword by Alan B. Slifka. An Abraham Fund Publication. New York: Continuum. Weiner, Eugene, ed. 1998. The Handbook of Interethnic Coexistence. Foreword by Alan B. Slifka. An Abraham Fund Publication. New York: Continuum. 22 THE POLITICS OF CULTURAL PLURALISM Young, Crawford. 1976. The Politics of Cultural Pluralism. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. ———, ed. 1993. The Rising Tide of Cultural Pluralism: The Nation-State at Bay?

Instead, they reflect the results of these new conditions. Even if some of these identities hearken to premodern and predemocratic social classifications, the specific form and virility of these identifications, under the conditions of modernization and democratization, are not to be understood apart from those conditions. When identity groups come under pressure from these modern or democratic conditions, often they react by attempting to reproduce an identity or a common culture with renewed vigor.

Other identity affirmations counter the effects of population dispersions or degradation by evoking old images and emblems around which members can rally to shed shame, renew pride, and gain a sense of self-acceptance. 7. In the conclusion of this book, Crawford Young explores these issues further. 8. This has been a persistent thesis in various strains of the literature, going back to Barth (1959). It is seen not only in the psycho-cultural theories of ethnic identity but also in more postmodernist/discursive views.

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