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作者 Lowe-Walker, R. E., author
書名 Intercultural deliberation and the politics of minority rights / R.E. Lowe-Walker
出版項 Vancouver : UBC Press, [2018]
©2018
國際標準書號 9780774832847 (hbk.)
0774832843 (hbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  JF1061 .L68 2018    在架上    30660020200593
說明 225 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-218) and index
Part I. The politics of paradox: a perennial problem : 1. Cultural difference and the minority rights paradox -- 2. Liberal and non-liberal worldviews -- Part 2. Intercultural deliberation: an innovative approach : 3. Deliberating difference -- 4. Public reason -- 5. Political identity -- 6. Intercultural deliberation and the minority rights paradox -- Conclusion
"Achieving socio-political cohesion in a community with significant ethnic, cultural, and religious diversity is a difficult challenge in contemporary liberal democracies. In the quest for neutrality, public policies and institutions shaped by the needs of the majority can inadvertently marginalize minority interests. Minority groups must therefore translate their desire for cultural recognition into terms that, ironically, often minimize cultural difference. Intercultural Deliberation and the Politics of Minority Rights examines the relationship between this minority rights paradox and cultural difference, building a complelling case for an inclusive approach to navigating minority rights claims. R.E. Lowe-Walker's intercultural deliberation is designed to mitigate the injustices imposed by majority norms. Instead of asking what the liberal state can tolerate, she asks how our understanding of difference affects our interpretation of minority claims, shifting the focus from how to limit difference toward inclusive deliberations. This important work thus serves as a measure of social justice and a vehicle for social change"--Back cover
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主題 Minorities -- Civil rights
Intercultural communication
Cultural pluralism
Social policy
Ethnic groups -- Government policy
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