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Liberalism and Culture

Joseph H. Carens

in Culture, Citizenship, and Community: A Contextual Exploration of Justice as Evenhandedness

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297680
eISBN:
9780191598937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297688.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Focuses on Will Kymlicka's Multicultural Citizenship. Applauds the work's path‐breaking attention to actual practices of group recognition in liberal democratic societies but criticizes its reliance ... More


Freedom and Culture

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:
10.1093/0198290918.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Begins by explaining how individual freedom is intimately tied up with membership of certain types of societal culture, and why it is important that minority groups should have their own cultures. It ... More


‘Nous’ et ‘les Autres’ The Politics of Complex Cultural Dialogue in a Global Civilization

Seyla Benhabib

in Multicultural Questions

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296102
eISBN:
9780191599583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829610X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Seyla Benhabib's case for universalism is somewhat more cautious. She approaches the lead question through the negative, by contesting various fashionable versions of cognitive relativism, radical ... More


On Boundary Marking

Lionel Wee

in Language without Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199737437
eISBN:
9780199827107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737437.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the extent to which the idea of a right is dependent on the notion of a boundary. For the concept of a right to be coherent, clear boundaries have to be drawn between different ... More


Cultural Rights and Social-Democratic Principles: Dialogue with Alfredo Gomez-Muller and Gabriel Rockhill

Will Kymlicka

in Politics of Culture and the Spirit of Critique: Dialogues

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151870
eISBN:
9780231526364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151870.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter focuses on Will Kymlicka's work on political multiculturalism, which was inspired by Charles Taylor's discussion on how the Rawlsian theory of justice is too individualistic and ... More


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