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To what extent can multiculturalism be reconciled with national unity and cohesion?



The concepts of national unity and cohesion are more closely related to the ideology of nationalism
than multiculturalism, especially the nationalist traditions on the further right of the political spectrum.
These ideological traditions contrast multiculturalist values in that…

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evidence to suggest that multiculturalism actually undermines national unity and cohesion; Sir William
Deane actually argues this in the case of Australian national unity: "while recognising and protecting
our diversity of backgrounds, cultures and beliefs, it promotes that identity and unity by building
upon and adding cohesion to what we…

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