Multiculturalism definitions

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Culture
The set of shared attitudes, values, goals and practices that characterise an institution, orgnisation or group.
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Multiculturalism
An approach to dealing with the challenges of cultural diversity and bringing about the advancement of marginalised or disadvantaged groups.
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Politics of Recognition
Positive endorsement, even celecration of cultural differences, allowing marginalised groups to assert themselves by reclaiming an authentic sense of cultural identity.
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Eurocentrism
The application of values and theories drawn from European culture to other groups and peoples, implying a biased or distorted world view.
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Post-colonialism
Seeks to address the cultural conditions characteristic of newly-independant societies with the purpose to expose and overturn the cultural and pyschological dimensions of colonial rule.
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Orientalism
A focus on the political hegemony of western countries over the world, focusing on the Orient in particular. Notices the maintenance of stereotypical fictions which demeans non-western cultures such as the 'mysterious East' and 'inscrutable Chinese.'
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An approach to dealing with the challenges of cultural diversity and bringing about the advancement of marginalised or disadvantaged groups.

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Positive endorsement, even celecration of cultural differences, allowing marginalised groups to assert themselves by reclaiming an authentic sense of cultural identity.

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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.

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Seeks to address the cultural conditions characteristic of newly-independant societies with the purpose to expose and overturn the cultural and pyschological dimensions of colonial rule.

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