Multiculturalism keywords

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A form of nationalism that's mainly fuelled by a sense of ethnic and cultural distinctiveness and the desire to preserve it
Ethnocultural nationalism
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A form of power sharing involving a close association among a number of parties or political formations, typically used in deeply divided societies
Consociationalism
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The belief that a republic, in which supreme authority is vested in a body of citizens and is exercised by their representatives, is the ideal model of government
Republicanism
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Originated as a trend in literary and cultural studies that sought to address the cultural conditions characteristic of newly-independent socities
Postcolonialism
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The application of values and theories drawn from European culture to other groups and peoples, implying a biased or distorted world-view
Eurocentrism
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Beliefs, values and practices that are passed on from one generation to the next through learning, culture is distinct from nature
Culture
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The belief that people's identities and values are constituted through the community in the sense that there are no 'unencumbered selves'
Communitarianism
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An orientation towards social or political theorising rather than a coherant body of ideas with a settled political character. It seeks to challenge and overthrow oppression by reshaping a group's identity
Identity politics
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Diversity that rejects the idea of objective or 'absolute' standards and so is based on moral relativism
Deep diversity
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Diversity that's confined by the acceptance of certain values and beliefs as 'absolute' and therefore non-negotiable
Shallow diversity
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The theory that there is no single conception of the 'good life', but a number of competing and legitimate conceptions
Value pluralism
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A condition of social and cultural mixing in which people develop multiple identities
Hybridity
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The process through which immigrant communities lose their cultural distinctiveness by adjusting to the values, allegiances and lifestyles of the 'host society'
Assimilation
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A form of power sharing involving a close association among a number of parties or political formations, typically used in deeply divided societies

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Originated as a trend in literary and cultural studies that sought to address the cultural conditions characteristic of newly-independent socities

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