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Diversity, Duality and Time

Geoffrey Brahm Levey

Nasar Meer, Tariq Modood, and Ricard Zapata-Barrero (eds)

in Multiculturalism and Interculturalism: Debating the Dividing Lines

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474407083
eISBN:
9781474418706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407083.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter looks at how the tensions between interculturalism and multiculturalism can also run across interculturalism and multiculturalism. So while the issue of ‘ad hoc majority precedence’ is ... More


Majority Rights

Liav Orgad

in The Cultural Defense of Nations: A Liberal Theory of Majority Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199668687
eISBN:
9780191748721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668687.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter advocates the recognition of a new concept, “majority groups”; claims that, under certain circumstances, majorities have an interest in protecting their “cultural rights”; and provides ... More


Writing and Reading in the Margins: Iurii Fel'zen's Significant Absences

in The Jewish Persona in the European Imagination: A Case of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770552
eISBN:
9780804775625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770552.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines Iiuri Fel'zen's treatment of “the Jews” in his novels. It compares Isaak Babel's deceptively explicit engagement of “Jewish” subject matter with its cryptic treatment in Iurii ... More


Understanding religious minority communities as civil society actors

Annette Leis-Peters

in Religion and Welfare in Europe: Gendered and Minority Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447318972
eISBN:
9781447328957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318972.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter argues that research in the field of religious minorities needs to move away from the perspective of the majority society in favour of a civil society approach in which the interests of ... More


Calixthe Beyala Incorporated?

in Calixthe Beyala: Performances of Migration

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310287
eISBN:
9781846312724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846310287.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the reception and representation of Calixthe Beyala and her writing and evaluates the extent to which she has been incorporated into majority ethnic culture in France. It ... More


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