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Indian Exceptionalism or Indian Model: Negotiating Cultural Diversity and Minority Rights in a Democratic Nation-State

Gurpreet Mahajan

in Multiculturalism in Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199277629
eISBN:
9780191603303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277621.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Indian policies that accommodated cultural, religious, and language diversities and minority rights. The Indian Constitution laid the foundations of a multicultural democracy by ... More


Facing the Music: Shaping Music Education from a Global Perspective

Huib Schippers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195379754
eISBN:
9780199864386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379754.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Facing the Music investigates the practices and ideas that have grown from some five decades of cultural diversity in music education, developments in ethnomusicology, and the rise of ... More


The Question of Culture

Jacinta O'Hagan

in International Society and its Critics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199265206
eISBN:
9780191601866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199265208.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Considers the relationship between culture and international society, a question that subtly permeates the work of the English School of International Relations. Begins by examining ideas among the ... More


Human Resilience in the Face of Biodiversity Tipping Points at Local and Regional Scales1

Patricia Howard

in Addressing Tipping Points for a Precarious Future

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265536
eISBN:
9780191760327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265536.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Biodiversity and cultural diversity are intertwined. The threats to biodiversity are already observable and are accelerating. The spread of non-native species is an under-examined threat to ... More


Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Will Kymlicka and Wayne Norman (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780198297703
eISBN:
9780191602948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829770X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Most modern democracies contain significant minority groups whose language, religion, or ethnicity differs from those of the majority. In this book, leading scholars of multicultural issues examine ... More


Introduction

Chandran Kukathas

in The Liberal Archipelago: A Theory of Diversity and Freedom

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257546
eISBN:
9780191599705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925754X.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter puts forth the main thesis of this book, which addresses the question: what is the principled basis of a free society marked by cultural diversity and group loyalties? It ... More


Many Globalizations: Cultural Diversity in the Contemporary World

Peter L. Berger and Samuel P. Huntington (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780195151466
eISBN:
9780199834914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151461.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Globalization is a far more complex set of phenomena than is suggested by the popular stereotype of American imperialism. The wide range of country studies in this book shows that while a global ... More


Culture and Modularit y

Dan Sperber and Lawrence Hirschfeld

in The Innate Mind: Volume 2: Culture and Cognition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195310139
eISBN:
9780199871209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310139.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Cultural diversity demonstrates the flexibility of the human mind and might be seen as providing compelling evidence against the massively modularity thesis, which seems to imply a high degree of ... More


Positioning “World Music” in Education: A Conceptual History

Huib Schippers

in Facing the Music: Shaping Music Education from a Global Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195379754
eISBN:
9780199864386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379754.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter presents a conceptual survey of approaches to cultural diversity for music educators, examining the myriad terms used to refer to cultural diversity and world music. The meaning of these ... More


Learning in and through music performance: understanding cultural diversity via inquiry and dialogue

Susan O’Neill

in A Cultural Psychology of Music Education

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199214389
eISBN:
9780191594779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214389.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Music Psychology

Recent work in cultural psychology has begun to explore theoretical frameworks that involve the mutual inclusion of self and culture in action. These frameworks draw on the concepts of dialogue and ... More


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