Debating Diversity: Analysing the Discourse of Tolerance

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Overview

Immigration, racism and nationalism have become hotly debated issues in the Western world. This highly original and controversial work focuses on the language used by the vast majority who regard themselves as being open to a multi-cultural society.
Using Belgium as a case study and drawing parallels with the UK, US, Europe and the former Yugoslavia, the authors analyse this language and reveal a remarkable consistency between these liberal voices, such as in news-reporting, and the language used by radical racist and nationalist groups.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415191371
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/25/1998
  • Pages: 252
  • Lexile: 1490L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Acknowledgements
List of abbreviations
Introduction 1
Pt. I Diversity: the issue 9
1 The management of diversity 11
2 Group relations, cognition and language 22
Pt. II The ingredients of an ideology 41
3 The 'migrant problem' 43
4 The central concepts 91
5 Homogeneism 117
Pt. III Homogeneism at work 149
6 Training for tolerance 151
7 Educating the public 162
8 Anti-racism 173
Epilogue 190
Notes 195
Bibliography 219
Index 227
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