Politics in the Vernacular by Will Kymlicka
Nationalism, Multiculturalism, and Citizenship

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Will Kymlicka is widely regarded as the most influential and original theorist of the rights and status of ethnocultural groups in liberal democracies.This volume brings together fifteen of Will Kymlicka's recent essays on nationalism, multiculturalism and citizenship. These essays expand on the well-known theory of minority rights first developed in his Multicultural Citizenship. In these new essays, Kymlicka applies his theory to several pressing controversies regarding ethnic relations today, responds to some of his critics, and situates the debate over minority rights within the larger context of issues of nationalism, democratic citizenship and globalization.political processes. Taken together, these essays make a major contribution to enriching our understanding of the theory and practice of ethnocultural relations in Western democracies.

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Will Kymlicka is the author of four books published by Oxford University Press: "Liberalism, Community, and Culture" (1989), "Contemporary Political Philosophy" (1990), "Multicultural Citizenship" (1995), which was awarded the Macpherson Prize by the Canadian Political Science Association, and the Bunche Award by the American Political Science Association, and "Finding Our Way: Rethinking Ethnocultural Relations in Canada" (1998). He is also the editor of "Justice in Political Philosophy" (Elgar, 1992), "The Rights of Minority Cultures" (Oxford, 1995), and "Ethnicity and Group Rights (NYU, 1997)". He is currently Professor of Philosophy at Queens University.
Published March 29, 2001 by Oxford University Press. 392 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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