30| with any of other CRIS subscales, and the Anti-Black and Multiculturalist
subscales each had one correlation at or above |.
Even if we are not, as the multiculturalists
claim, about to become a majority minority nation, racial and ethnic diversity in our population is increasing.
However a climate of multiculturalist
sensibility' is present and reflected in corporatist' forms of muslim accommodation.
I want to make clear that I applaud the agendas of the multiculturalists
and pragmatists: to live together in tolerance and respect, to work together in solving problems that threaten us all.
Such pointed dissents from multiculturalist
orthodoxy may explain the strange fact that although Soyinka is, by most accounts, a better and more interesting writer than Achebe, he is not nearly so well known.
focus on groups, but this is not because members of such groups share all the same traits; rather it is because they share a range of different ones such that they can be conceived as or they self-identify as, inter alia, a group.
Even if the multiculturalists
were correct that a new regime of tolerance could negate man's nature and usher in a new age of peace, they haven't the foggiest idea about how to achieve it.
Against strong multiculturalists
, who assume that recognizing authentic identities promotes well-being, and against liberal multiculturalists
who assume that fostering practices of autonomy, or promoting state neutrality vis-a-vis conceptions of the good, does the same, Connolly makes the case for regarding all identitarian practices as "ambiguous goods.
Being aware that multiculturalism is often (wrongly) reduced to and understood as pure multicultural society, where different cultures more or less tolerate each other, but do not go into mutual understandings and productive dialog, some outstanding multiculturalists
point out that they advocate transformative or critical multiculturalism in opposition to conservative, liberal, or corporative usage of the term.
Rapid global trends towards population heterogeneity have propelled the search for theoretical principles and practical programmes that can settle group-based disputes, guide social policy, and resolve once and for all the seemingly endless debates between biculturalists, multiculturalists
, and advocates of a unitary national identity.
Occupying the political right of center--between socialists and multiculturalists
, on the one hand, and genuine nativists and cryptofascists, on the other--is a difficult place to stand.
In a world where we are told to celebrate diversity and multiculturalism, is it a bridge too far that our identity is defined by a few multiculturalists
who dislike the indigenous culture and want to impose their left-wing orthodoxy on the majority?