Multiculturalism, citizenship and national identity

The idea of multiculturalism has faced a wave of criticism from voices who blame it for accentuating social division, reinforcing Muslim separateness and undermining national identity.

But a developed view of multiculturalism can complement democratic citizenship and nation-building, says Professor Tariq Modood in his article «Multiculturalism, citizenship and national identity» at Open Democracy.





One response to “Multiculturalism, citizenship and national identity”

  1. Andreas Karsten Avatar

    The perspective of war-torn Sri Lanka casts a different light on the multicultural framework advocated in Tariq Modood’s new work. There a western model fixes identities that are fluid and contingent, replies Nira Wickramasinghe to Tariq Modood in her article Colonial Multiculturalism: a view from Sri Lanka.”