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Governing Diversity – Democratic Solutions in Multicultural Societies

Edited by Razmik Panossian, Bruce Berman and Anne Linscott

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Governing Diversity
Democratic Solutions in Multicultural Societies

Edited by Razmik Panossian, Bruce Berman and Anne Linscott

Introduction
The Missing Piece: The Politics of Identity
– Razmik Panossian, Bruce Berman and Anne Linscott

The Global Diffusion of Multiculturalism
– Will Kymlicka

  • Executive Summary

  • Background

  • The Failure of Traditional Nation-Building

  • The Dilemna

  • The Preconditions for Successful Multiculturalism

  • Canadian Multicultural Success Rests on Good Luck as well as Good Policy

  • Conclusion

  • Policy Implications

 Framing the Debate: Integration versus Accommodation
– John McGarry and Brendan O’Leary

  • Executive Summary

  • Integrationists

  • Accomodationists

  • The Debate between Accomodation and Integration

  • Conclusion

  • Policy Implications

Ethnic Politics, Democracy and Globalization
– Bruce Berman

  • Executive Summary

  • Tradition vs. Modernity

  • The Great Transformation: Capitalism and the Nation State

  • Ethnic Divisions vs. National Integration

  • Colonialism and Modern Ethnicity: The African Experience

  • Contemporary Globalization, Neo-Liberalism and Ethnic Politics

  • Conclusion

  • Policy Implications

Minority Rights in Europe
– Peter Leuprecht

  • Executive Summary

  • Minorities: From Taboo Subject to Centre Stage of European Concerns

  • A multifaceted European System for the Protection of Minorities

  • Multiculturalism Challenged

  • Two Important International forums Involving Cultural Diversity

  • What Logic Will Prevail
    — That of Trade or That of Cultural Diversity?

  • Conclusion

  • Policy Implications

How Should Secular States Deal With Deep Religious Diversity? The Indian Model
– Rajeev Bhargava

  • Executive Summary

  • The Problem

  • Mainstream Western Secularism: Part of the Problem

  • Alternatives to Secularism: Adding to the Problem

  • Alternative Conception of Secularism: The Indian Model

  • Conclusion

  • Policy Implications

Democratization and National Minorities in Southeast Asia
– Jacques Bertrand

  • Executive Summary

  • Introduction

  • Accomodation or Integration? The Delicate Transition to Democracy

  • Southeast Asia:
    Accommodating the Demands of Ethnonationalist Groups

  • A Closer Examination of Indonesia

  • Conclusion

  • Policy Implications

Hybrid Federalization in Asia
– Baogang He

  • Executive Summary

  • Introduction

  • Asian Countries Flirt with Federalism

  • Federal Debate in Asia: Regionalist versus Multinational

  • Multinational Federalism: Fair but Unstable

  • Hybrid Federalism in Asia

  • Weakness in Asian Hybrid Federalism

  • Conclusion

  • Policy Implications

Representative Bureaucracy in Multinational States: Turkey, Nigeria and Canada
– Alain-G. Gagnon, Luc Turgeon and Olivier De Champlain

  • Executive Summary

  • Introduction

  • The Importance of Representation in the Public Service

  • Seeking a Balance between Justice and Effectiveness

  • Turkey

  • Turkish Political Parties Unable to Act on Behalf of Minorities

  • Nigeria

  • Nigeria’s Constitution Demands Ethnic Representation

  • Canadian Dimension

  • Official Languages Act Dramatically Increases Francophone Representation

  • Conclusion

  • Policy Implications

Shari‘a, the State, and Identity Politics
– Anver M. Emon

  • Executive Summary

  • Introduction

  • The Constitutional Context of Islamic Law: The Case of Religious Freedom

  • Protecting the Interests of Religious Minorities

  • Specific Provisions for Religious Freedom

  • Constitutional Ambiguity Regarding Religious Freedom

  • Case Study: The Afghan Apostasy Case and the Limits of Rights Talk

  • Islam as Part of Afghanistan’s History of Resistance

  • The Ruling: Balancing Shari’a with Internal and International Pressures

  • Conclusion

  • Policy Implications

The United Nations Security Council and Ethnic Conflict
– Jane Boulden

  • Executive Summary

  • Why is the Security Council an Important Actor in Ethnic Conflicts?

  • The Parameters of the Security Council Role

  • Practice of the Security Council

  • The Basis of the Response

  • Goals of Security Council Action

  • Tools for Response

  • Conclusion

  • Policy Implications

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