Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-352) and index.
|LC Classifications||D1056 .C45 2017, HM1271 .C4833 2017|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 363 pages|
|Number of Pages||363|
|LC Control Number||2017936617|
From the influx of immigrants in the s to contemporary worries about refugees and terrorism, The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe examines the historical development of multiculturalism on the Continent. Rita Chin argues that there were few efforts to institute state-sponsored policies of multiculturalism, and those that emerged were pronounced failures virtually from their inception. Looking at the touchstones of European multiculturalism, from the urgent need for laborers after World War II to the question of French girls wearing headscarves to school, The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe examines the historical development of multiculturalism on the Continent. Rita Chin argues that there were few efforts to institute state-sponsored policies of multiculturalism, and shows that Released on: J A history of modern European cultural pluralism, its current crisis, and its uncertain future. In , the leaders of Germany, Britain, and France each declared that multiculturalism had failed in their countries. Over the past decade, a growing consensus in Europe has voiced similar decrees. From its title, we learn that this book’s focus is on an admitted crisis of multiculturalism in Europe. This crisis, we find inside the book, is not one that Chin necessarily sees as real—instead, it is the crisis declared in by Angela Merkel and David Cameron, echoed by other European leaders, which followed sixty years of increasing immigration into Europe.
As Rita Chin argues in her new book, The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe: A History, the origins of contemporary debates about the merits of cultural pluralism extend as far back as the end of the Second World War. Central to these debates was multiculturalism, a contested concept that, in , Western European heads of state unanimously pronounced a failure. Book Review: The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe: A History. Sara Salem. Critical Social Policy 3, Download Citation. Book Review: The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe: A History Show all authors. Sara Salem. Sara Salem. See all articles by this : Sara Salem. Book Review: The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe: A History Alan B. Anderson* University of Saskatchewan In the very first page of the Introduction: ‘The Multicultural and Multiculturalism’, Rita Chin Chapter 1, ‘The Birth of Multicultural Europe’, describes ‘how this diversity developed in Europe in the first place’ ( Rita Chin’s ‘The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe’ is thus a very timely book and one of its strengths is that it provides a very clear pathway through the various meanings that have been attached over the years to the terms ‘multicultural’ and ‘multiculturalism’.Reviews: 5.
In her new book, Rita Chin uses historical scholarship to make a timely intervention into the ongoing debate about the place of immigration in European politicsAuthor: Lauren Stokes. Across the West, something called multiculturalism is in crisis. Regarded as the failed experiment of liberal elites, commentators and politicians compete to denounce its corrosive legacies; parallel communities threatening social cohesion, enemies within cultivated by irresponsible cultural relativism, mediaeval practices subverting national 'ways of life' and universal values. The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe by Rayyan Al-Shawaf / TruthDig Why Depression Is Rampant in Our TimesAuthor: Rayyan Al-Shawaf. download ebook The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe Rita Chin, download book The Crisis of Multiculturalism in Europe Rita Chin. Top Books, Featured Books, Top Textbooks, Top Free Books, Arts and Entertainment Books, Biographies and Memoir Books, Business.