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THE BURDENS AND DILEMMAS OF COMMON SCHOOLING

Terence H. McLaughlin

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Terence Mclaughlin’s essay addresses the conceptual and practical complexities involved in identifying and evaluating the nature, status, and institutional context of common (public) education in ... More


Introduction: Liberalism and the Dilemma of Public Education in Multicultural Societies

Walter Feinberg and Kevin McDonough

in Citizenship and Education in Liberal-Democratic Societies: Teaching for Cosmopolitan Values and Collective Identities

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199253661
eISBN:
9780191601972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199253668.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the first section of this introductory essay, the dilemma of public education in liberal multicultural societies is introduced, and the aim of this book is outlined. This is described as an ... More


Three Modes of Incorporating Indigenous Law

Jacob T. Levy

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.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Three broad kinds of incorporation of indigenous law in a multicultural society are described: customary law, common law, and self‐government. These modes of incorporation have different internal ... More


Containing Nationalism

Michael Hechter

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247516
eISBN:
9780191599460
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924751X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Nationalism has become a prevalent source of conflict and violence in the world. Scholarship has provided scant guidance about the prospect of containing its dark side. Departing from the usual ... More


The Mistakes of the Good European?

DAMIAN CHALMERS

in Discrimination and Human Rights: The Case of Racism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199246038
eISBN:
9780191697531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246038.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter describes the challenge of fashioning a concept of quality, looking at the most recent attempt to fashion a structure to address race discrimination: the European Union race equality ... More


The Other ‘No Globals’: Right-wing Discourses on Globalization

della Porta and Caiani Wagemann

in Mobilizing on the Extreme Right: Germany, Italy, and the United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641260
eISBN:
9780191738654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641260.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The extreme right and globalization are repeatedly associated in the scientific debate. Whereas left-wingers have often been characterized as ‘new globals’ who seek to advance an alternative type of ... More


‘Pigs in Space’: Geographic Separatism in Multicultural Societies

Issachar Rosen-Zvi

in Law and Sociology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282548
eISBN:
9780191700200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282548.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter addresses the normative and spatial dimensions of sovereignty in a society characterized by cultural diversity, social fragmentation, and ideological conflict. The thesis of this chapter ... More


American exceptionalism, multicultural civil society and Plato’s noble lie

Fred Powell

in The politics of civil society: Big society and small government

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9781447307150
eISBN:
9781447310853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307150.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on the United States of America, the quintessential modern multiculturalist civil society. It is the ‘melting pot’, in which the poor and hungry of the world have been drawn to ... More


The limits of compromise? Social justice, ‘race’ and multiculturalism

Craig Gary

in Social justice and public policy: Seeking fairness in diverse societies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349347
eISBN:
9781447303404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349347.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter discusses the idea of multiculturalism, which is currently under attack. This raises two important issues, namely the need to recall that most national policies are now multicultural ... More


Other California: Land, Identity, and Politics on the Mexican Borderlands

Verónica Castillo-Muñoz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291638
eISBN:
9780520966727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291638.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book documents the story of working-class communities and how they constituted the racially and ethnically diverse landscape of Baja California. Packed with new and transformative stories, the ... More


Selling the “Golden People”: Hawai‘i Tourism and the Commodification of Racial Tolerance

Sarah Miller-Davenport

in Gateway State: Hawai'i and the Cultural Transformation of American Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691181233
eISBN:
9780691185965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181233.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter studies the Hawaiʻi tourism industry's efforts to market Hawaiʻi as a multicultural paradise where positive racial experiences could be bought and sold. Although Hawaiʻi had long been a ... More


Introduction: why we need a better connection between morality and public policy

Clem Henricson

in Morality and public policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447323815
eISBN:
9781447323839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323815.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The opening chapter establishes the imperative of rectifying a faulty relationship between morality and public policy. It examines how the tensions and diversity in moral theory and practice have ... More


Implications and Future Directions

Catherine R. Cooper and Robert G. Cooper

in Bridging Multiple Worlds: Cultures, Identities, and Pathways to College

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195080209
eISBN:
9780199893225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195080209.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers progress in work on the academic pipeline problem in terms of the set of five core questions that shape this book, the new Bridging Multiple Worlds model, and advancing ... More


Starting a State

James C. Klotter and Freda C. Klotter

in A Concise History of Kentucky

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124988
eISBN:
9780813135298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124988.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Since Kentucky initially served as a middle ground or a crossroads in which different groups met, it then started to foster a multicultural society. There were small groups of French explorers, ... More


Mongrels or Marvels: The Levantine Writings of Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff

Deborah A. Starr and Sasson Somekh (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769532
eISBN:
9780804777889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769532.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The writings of Jacqueline Shohet Kahanoff (1917–1979) offer a refreshing reassessment of Arab–Jewish relations in the Middle East. A member of the bourgeois Jewish community in Cairo, Kahanoff grew ... More


Salaam Mānoa, Aloha Mindanao: Creating a Student-Centered, Real-Time, Virtual Classroom

Conrado Balatbat, Hezekiah Concepcion, Gerard Finin, and Ricardo Trimillos

in Remaking Area Studies: Teaching and Learning across Asia and the Pacific

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833213
eISBN:
9780824870843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833213.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses a collaboration sustained over many years between faculty members and students at Ateneo de Zamboanga and the University of Hawaii organized around themes of sovereignty, ... More


One Court and Many Cultures: Jurisprudence in Conflict

Rainer Forst

in Normativity and Power: Analyzing Social Orders of Justification

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198798873
eISBN:
9780191839535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798873.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers the conflicts presided over by constitutional courts in multicultural societies or in societies undergoing cultural change. In making their decisions, constitutional courts ... More


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