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Reply and Conclusion

Will Kymlicka

in Can Liberal Pluralism be Exported?: Western Political Theory and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199248155
eISBN:
9780191602955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924815X.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This paper presents Will Kymlicka’s response to the commentaries on his paper on ethnic relations. It addresses four general concerns on liberal pluralism: the role of elites in defining and ... More


Conclusion

Will Kymlicka

in Multicultural Citizenship: A Liberal Theory of Minority Rights

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290919
eISBN:
9780191599712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290918.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Liberal thinking on minority rights has too often been guilty of ethno‐centric assumptions, or of over‐generalization from particular cases, or of conflating political expedience with moral ... More


Western Political Theory and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe

Will Kymlicka

in Can Liberal Pluralism be Exported?: Western Political Theory and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199248155
eISBN:
9780191602955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924815X.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This paper explores the recent work of Western political theorists on the managing ethnic diversity in Eastern and Central Europe (ECE). It explains an alternative model of ethnic relations which ... More


Can Liberal Pluralism be Exported?: Western Political Theory and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe

Will Kymlicka and Magda Opalski (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199248155
eISBN:
9780191602955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924815X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores recent work by Western liberal theorists on ethnocultural pluralism, and shows Western liberals that conventional ways of distinguishing between ethnic relations in the East and ... More


The Politics of Multiculturalism

Will Kymlicka

in Multicultural Citizenship: A Liberal Theory of Minority Rights

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290919
eISBN:
9780191599712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290918.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Begins by distinguishing various forms of cultural pluralism, which can sometimes be conflated under the label of ‘multiculturalism’, distinguishing, in particular, between ‘multination’ states ... More


Liberal Multiculturalism: Western Models, Global Trends, and Asian Debates

Will Kymlicka

in Multiculturalism in Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199277629
eISBN:
9780191603303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277621.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The treatment of minorities in Asia has come under increased international scrutiny, and will be evaluated in light of global discourses and international norms. Thus, the applicability of the values ... More


Minority Rights with Chinese Characteristics 1

Baogang He

in Multiculturalism in Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199277629
eISBN:
9780191603303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277621.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The growing influence of liberalism in China has made it important to determine the response of traditional Chinese political thought to Western liberal ideas of multicultural citizenship, and the ... More


Citizenship in Culturally Diverse Societies: Issues, Contexts, Concepts

Will Kymlicka and Wayne Norman

in Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780198297703
eISBN:
9780191602948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829770X.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Attempts to give an overview of the range of cases where minority rights and multiculturalism interact with citizenship, and of the potential tensions between them. The current debates on minority ... More


Multicultural Citizenship: A Liberal Theory of Minority Rights

Will Kymlicka

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290919
eISBN:
9780191599712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290918.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The increasingly multicultural fabric of modern societies has given rise to many new issues and conflicts, as ethnic and national minorities demand recognition and support for their cultural ... More


Rethinking the Liberal Tradition

Will Kymlicka

in Multicultural Citizenship: A Liberal Theory of Minority Rights

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290919
eISBN:
9780191599712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290918.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Traces the historical evolution of the relationship between liberalism and minority rights. There was widespread support among liberals for minority rights during the nineteenth century and the ... More


Justice and Minority Rights

Will Kymlicka

in Multicultural Citizenship: A Liberal Theory of Minority Rights

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290919
eISBN:
9780191599712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290918.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Explores the main arguments in favour of group‐differentiated rights for ethnic groups and national minorities. In particular, it distinguishes between equality‐based arguments, which aim to show ... More


The New Debate Over Minority Rights

Will Kymlicka

in Politics in the Vernacular: Nationalism, Multiculturalism, and Citizenship

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240982
eISBN:
9780191599729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240981.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The ongoing philosophical debate over minority rights has three distinct stages. The first stage views minority rights as a communitarian defence against the encroachment of liberalism. The second ... More


A Liberal Model of Minority Rights for an Illiberal Multiethnic State? The Case of the Lao PDR

Vatthana Pholsena

in Multiculturalism in Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199277629
eISBN:
9780191603303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277621.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the reasons why Kymlicka’s liberal model of minority rights is not (or not yet) applicable in Laos. Nonetheless, Kymlicka’s theories are relevant to the search for a form of ... More


At the Margins of a Liberal‐Democratic State: Ethnic Minorities in Japan At the Margins of a Liberal‐Democratic State: Ethnic Minorities in Japan Lam Peng‐Er

Lam Peng-Er

in Multiculturalism in Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199277629
eISBN:
9780191603303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277621.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines why Western liberal theories of minorities rights have not been adopted in Japan. It argues that while the Japanese state is relatively liberal, Japanese society is not. ... More


The Impact of Active Leverage I: Making Political Systems More Competitive, 1994–8

Milada Anna Vachudova

in Europe Undivided: Democracy, Leverage, and Integration After Communism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199241194
eISBN:
9780191602382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241198.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Once the EU developed its active leverage, noncompliance with EU membership requirements became visible and costly for governments in candidate states. This chapter illustrates the effectiveness of ... More


Reflections on Minority Rights Politics for East Central European Countries

Panayote Dimitras and Nafsika Papanikolatos

in Can Liberal Pluralism be Exported?: Western Political Theory and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199248155
eISBN:
9780191602955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924815X.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Most East Central European (ECE) countries are very reluctant, if not hostile, to apply the liberal and democratic approach to ethnocultural diversity. This democratic process is immobilized by the ... More


Introduction

Will Kymlicka

in Politics in the Vernacular: Nationalism, Multiculturalism, and Citizenship

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240982
eISBN:
9780191599729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240981.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter discusses the three major themes shared by the essays included in this volume. These are the dialectic of nation building and minority rights, the gap between theory and ... More


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


Toleration and Its Limits

Will Kymlicka

in Multicultural Citizenship: A Liberal Theory of Minority Rights

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290919
eISBN:
9780191599712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290918.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Discusses how liberals should respond to situations in which a minority demands the right to restrict the basic civil and political liberties of its own members, in violation of the liberal ... More


Classifying Cultural Rights

Jacob T. Levy

in The Multiculturalism of Fear

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297123
eISBN:
9780191599767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297122.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Cultural rights‐claims and policies of multicultural accommodation are not all of a piece; they are not all, e.g. ‘group rights’ in any meaningful sense. So‐called cultural rights can be ... More


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