Chapter 2. The Use and Abuse of Multiculturalism

  1. R. Radhakrishnan

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470775660.ch2

Theory in an Uneven World

Theory in an Uneven World

How to Cite

Radhakrishnan, R. (2003) The Use and Abuse of Multiculturalism, in Theory in an Uneven World, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470775660.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631175377

Online ISBN: 9780470775660

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Keywords:

  • multiculturalism;
  • epistemologization;
  • decolonization;
  • constitution;
  • politics

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Multicultural Who?

  • Calling the Shots: Who and from Where?

  • What is Correctness?

  • Ethical Persuasion and Political Interest

  • Between Recognition and Representation

  • Sameness, Difference, and Justice

  • The Politics of Comparison

  • What about Fusion?