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Multiculturalism and Interculturalism Debating the Dividing Lines

29 February 2016

Multiculturalism and Interculturalism

Debating the Dividing Lines


Edited by Nasar Meer, Tariq Modood and Ricard Zapata-Barrero 


February 2016

Explores the critical debate between multicultural and intercultural approaches in both political theory and practice. 
Both interculturalism and multiculturalism address the question of how states should forge unity from ethnic, cultural and religious diversity. But what are the dividing lines between interculturalism and multiculturalism? This volume brings together some of the most prominent scholars in the field to address these two different approaches. With a Foreword by Charles Taylor and an Afterword by Bhikhu Parekh, this collection spans European, North-American and Latin-American debates.

Key Features

  • Discusses cases from Australia, Belgium, Great Britain, Canada, Québec, Spain, Catalonia, Québec and several Latin American cases
  • Combines policy analysis and theoretical analysis


Gérard Bouchard, Ted Cantle, Alain-G. Gagnon, Raffaele Iacovino, Will Kymlicka, Geoffrey Brahm Levey, Patrick Loobuyck, Nasar Meer, Tariq Modood, Bhikhu Parekh, Ana Solano-Campos, Charles Taylor, and Ricard Zapata-Barrero. 

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