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    Multiculturalism: A Complex Reality Multiculturalism, defined by the Merriam-Webster as the inclusion of many cultures in a society were all cultures identities are reflected is a term that has become widely known nowadays. This term centers on the thought of how a society should respond to cultural and religious differences. It’s important to clarify that the definition multiculturalism does not include complete assimilation and integration, which causes various problems within groups in…

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    It comes as no surprise that ethnic diversity characterizes the great majority of the countries in the world. For coping with cultural diversity in society, a democratic social policy may be required. Multiculturalism is an example of the former and, as systematic and comprehensive response to diversity, focuses on two levels. The first is reflection of the cultural values of all various ethnic groups which constitute the society. The second is promotion of not only formal but effective equality…

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    Multiculturalism, the view that cultures, races, and ethnicities, particularly those of minority groups, deserve special acknowledgement of their differences within a dominant political culture. That acknowledgement can take the forms of recognition of contributions to the cultural life of the political community as a whole, a demand for special protection under the law for certain cultural groups, or autonomous rights of governance for certain cultures. Multiculturalism is both a response to…

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    Before we begin our inquiry of whether adopting multiculturalism in our globalised society is a necessity, we must first ask ourselves, what is “multiculturalism” and “globalisation”? Multiculturalism refers to the evolution of cultural diversity within a jurisdiction while globalization is the process of international integration arising from the interchange of world views, products, ideas and other aspects of culture. We might thus say that multiculturalism must be adopted in our globalised…

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    further pursue my education in Vancouver. I think I speak for everyone when I say, when living in a foreign country, a sense of belonging and the value of multiculturalism are…

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    Multiculturalism, identity and belonging are three concepts which are crucial when talking about the ways that migrants integrate into their settler countries and also the ways in which societies facilitate this integration. Multiculturalism, identity and belonging are concepts which exist on both macro and micro levels – that is, there is the broader concept to consider but there is also the individual to consider. This essay will endeavour to explore these three concepts on a broad,…

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    background that people think “certain ethnicity are superior to others” , so that is why we need multiculturalism to wiping out this kind of situation. What is more, Canadian society is benefiting from immigrants, such as economy and low birth rate issues. According to Peter Hall, chief economist for Export Development Canada “New Canadians have a natural advantage in their countries of origin markets because they speak the language, they know the culture and they understand how business works…

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    to define what injustice is rather than defining what justice is and looks like. However, we also know that an unequal society can never be just. In Equality in a Multicultural Society by Bhikhu Parekh, Contesting Cultures by Uma Narayan and Multiculturalism without Culture by Anne Phillips, all theorists believe that in order to achieve a multicultural society that effectively treats all people as each other’s moral equals; we must create equal opportunity using a culturally sensitive lens,…

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    Today’s Children are Tomorrow’s Society Multiculturalism has been an ever growing concept in American history. Ideas like this require time to develop and this will too. Interacting with diverse people leads to an increasing tolerance of each other. It is eye opening to witness different ways to run a life in general. Each person can learn from those around him to create unity. Children of today are growing up with a variety of cultures surrounding them. In order to teach children the…

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    Family Counseling in Multiculturalism Students name Professor Course Date Introduction Every society has cultural diversity with each culture and individual possessing unique traits. An understanding of the actual differences may at times harbor disrespect, discrimination, and conflicts. Such issues arise when the indigenous ethnic group considers itself superior to the foreigner ethnic group while viewing them as an intimidation to their way of life and cultures. Multiculturalism encompasses…

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