cultural pluralism


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cultural pluralism:

see multiculturalismmulticulturalism
or cultural pluralism,
a term describing the coexistence of many cultures in a locality, without any one culture dominating the region. By making the broadest range of human differences acceptable to the largest number of people, multiculturalism seeks
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cultural pluralism

  1. doctrines which emphasize the social advantages of cultural diversity and a fostering of cultural richness.
  2. a social situation in which cultural diversity prevails. See also MULTICULTURALISM, PLURALISM, GLOBALIZATION OF CULTURE.
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Though lauded for its cultural pluralism, San Francisco continues to marginalize African American neighbourhoods with the fewest resources.
Regardless of these ongoing debates about the model, one constant is the promotion of a conception of Quebec as a pluralist host society--emphasizing French as a common public language; the primacy of liberal-democratic institutions and values; and evolving conceptions of cultural pluralism with regards to the place of the majority culture.
The doctrinal literature defines cultural pluralism as an expression which describes the coexistence of more than one culture, within a determined area, without any of them dominating the region.
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Instead of portraying the Menorah Journal as a communal space for negotiating internal questions of Jewish identity, Greene demonstrates that the journal actively engaged American public culture and introduced cultural pluralism into the vocabulary of identity in the United States.
Chairing the closure of a three-day international workshop on cultural diversity held in Hammamet, he also said democratic change requires deep conviction of cultural pluralism.
Cheatham has written widely on the psychosocial development of black college students; multicultural counseling and theory; and cultural pluralism.
In the modern society, concepts like multiculturalism, inteculturality or cultural pluralism are vigorously discussed and debated.
The commitment to cultural pluralism was most famously advanced by the United States Supreme Court in its decisions holding the various manifestations of racial discrimination unconstitutional.
Daniel Greene traces the emergence of the idea of cultural pluralism to the lived experiences of a group of Jewish college students and public intellectuals, including the philosopher Horace M.
Mack clearly desires (or seems to desire) a justification for cultural pluralism, but the nature of his justification undermines his purpose.
For his part, Representative of the UNESCO Director General, Abdul-Mun'em Outhman, noted that the purpose of this International Year for the Rapprochement of Cultures is building the spirit of cultural pluralism and mutual understanding, in addition to enhancing dialogue among various cultures.

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