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Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Will Kymlicka and Wayne Norman


Most modern democracies contain significant minority groups whose language, religion, or ethnicity differs from those of the majority. In this book, leading scholars of multicultural issues examine questions related to multiculturalism and citizenship, specifically addressing the issue of whether it is possible in multicultural societies to accommodate these forms of diversity without weakening the bonds of common citizenship. The first chapter is introductory. The fourteen that follow are arranged in seven parts, each with two chapters, that address Citizenship Education and Religious Diversi ... More

Keywords: citizenship, cultural diversity, ethnic diversity, gender, group representation, identity immigration, indigenous peoples, language diversity, language rights, multiculturalism, nationalism, religious diversity, rights

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Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780198297703
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2005 DOI:10.1093/019829770X.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Will Kymlicka, editor
Queen's University Canada
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Wayne Norman, editor
University of British Columbia
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PART I Citizenship Education and Religious Diversity

PART II Political Participation and Group Representation

Part III Immigration, Identity, and Multiculturalism

PART IV Gender and Ethnic Diversity

PART V Language Rights

PART VI The Rights of Indigenous Peoples

PART VII Federalism and Nationalism

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