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Author Silj, Alessandro
Title European Multiculturalism Revisited
Imprint London : Zed Books, 2013
©2010
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (274 pages)
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Note Intro -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- European responses to multiculturalism -- The crisis of multiculturalism -- 1 Progressive multiculturalism: the British experience -- Multiculturalism as a model for minority integration -- Progressive multiculturalism as a model for minority integration -- British multiculturalism -- The emergence of multiculturalism -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- 2 Crisis and new challenges? French republicanism featuring multiculturalism -- The historical path to colour-, race and culture-blind France -- Contemporary challenges and the reflexive turn -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- 3 The German Sonderweg: multiculturalism as 'racism with a distance' -- The historical continuity of German immigration policy -- The recruitment ban and its results -- From a homogeneous society to multiculturalism -- After the Kohl era: political reforms of the red-green government -- The West and the rest: Muslims as the 'Other' -- 'The hype about hybridity': diversity-recognizing multiculturalism -- Between frontier fortification and hybridity -- References -- 4 Multiculturalism in Italy: the missing model -- From country of emigration to country of immigration -- The legislative process: how the missing model was built -- Recognizing cultures through a religious lens? -- Cultural (in)comprehension: anti-multiculturalism without multiculturalism -- Conclusion: is no model a good model? -- Notes -- References -- 5 'Making room': encompassing diversity in Denmark -- Outlines of a Danish model -- Immigration and integration in Danish politics -- Cultures as obstacles to integration -- Authentication or implosion of the Danish model? -- Notes -- References -- 6 Assimilation by conviction or by coercion? Integration policies in the Netherlands -- The 1980s: cultural diversity as a transitory status quo
The 1990s: assimilation in jeopardy? -- The 2000s: the turning tide -- The post-Gogh events: the politics of assimilation by coercion -- Notes -- References -- Conclusion: Mistaken models of integration? A critical perspective on the crisis of multiculturalism in Europe -- Questioning models of integration -- Revisiting European traditional models -- The performative effect of models -- A crisis of integration, really? -- References -- About the contributors -- Index
Analyses the main 'models' of multicultural societies that Europe has experienced since the end of World War 2. This title consists of a historical account of how in each country the model developed and was implemented in practice, followed by an analysis of the factors that have led to the claim that the model has failed
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Silj, Alessandro European Multiculturalism Revisited London : Zed Books,c2013 9781848135604
Subject Multiculturalism -- Europe -- History -- 20th century.;Social psychology -- Europe -- History -- 20th century
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Alt Author Lanz, Stephan
Allievi, Stefano
Jensen, Tina Gudrun
Malik, Professor Malehia
Amiraux, Valerie
Sunier, Thijl
Bertossi, Christophe
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