Democracy and Cultural Diversity

Democracy and Cultural Diversity

by Michael O'Neill
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199290008

ISBN-13: 9780199290000

Pub. Date: 09/14/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book is a study of how some of the world's leading democratic states have responded to the challenge of territorial or sub-national movements seeking to increase the salience of cultural differences—ethnic, linguistic, and regional identity—on the national agenda. International experts explore the various ways that cultural differences have acquired

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This book is a study of how some of the world's leading democratic states have responded to the challenge of territorial or sub-national movements seeking to increase the salience of cultural differences—ethnic, linguistic, and regional identity—on the national agenda. International experts explore the various ways that cultural differences have acquired political significance and how these are managed by democratic states in every region of the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199290000
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/14/2000
Series:
Hansard Society Series in Politics and Government Series, #9
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Democracy and Cultural Diversity, Dennis Austin and Michael O'Neill
2. Unity versus Diversity in Canada under Trudeau and Chrétien, Alain Gagnon
3. Political Management of Diversity in Post-Revolutionary Mexico, Darren Wallis
4. Constitutional Reform and Ethnic Rights: Latin America, Donna Lee Van Cott
5. The Politics of Identity in Democratic Spain: Catalonia and the Basque Country, Montserrat Guibernau
6. From Dicey to Devolution: Managing Territorial Diversity in Britain, Michael O'Neill
7. Switzerland: A Paradigm in Evolution, Clive Church
8. Language, Ethnicity and Nationality in Belgium, Michael O'Neill
9. Language and National Unity in Slovakia, Desmond Thomas
10. Ghana in the 1990s: Un Beau Voyage?, Dennis Austin
11. Democracy, Federalism and Ethnic Rivalry in Nigeria, Martin Dent
12. Lebanon, Andrew Rigby
13. India: Democracy and Dissent, Anirudha Gupta
14. Malaysia: Dilemmas of Integration, David Seah
15. Dealing with Difference: Four Models of Pluralist Politics, Richard Bellamy

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