multiculturalism

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multiculturalism,

n a philosophy that recognizes ethnic diversity within a society and that encourages others to be enlightened by worthwhile contributions to society by those of diverse ethnic backgrounds.
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BOZEMAN, THE FUTURE OF LAW IN A MULTICULTURED WORLD (1971).
A marked absence of paternalism and imperialism among these multicultured faculty members nurtured the healthy growth of the school.
Itabari Njeri, Sushi and Grits: Ethnic Identity and Conflict in a Newly Multicultured America, in LURE AND LOATHING, supra note 8, at 13, 16 (citing the work of Alice Walker).
Patrick Jones--librarian and author who has written books for the multicultured teens he works with--challenges those who want only people of color to write about teens of color.
A multicultured city, it was settled at various times by the Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch, and English.
They further reasoned that such an outburst would be a pot and kettle-type blunder when Northern Ireland is a byword for sectarianism and is only multicultured because one side hasn't managed yet to bomb the other side out of existence.
Nair also wanted ``Kama Sutra'' to appeal to all the senses - and to her own multicultured sensibility.