Despite the crisis: The resilience of intercultural nationalism in Catalonia

@article{Conversi2017DespiteTC,
  title={Despite the crisis: The resilience of intercultural nationalism in Catalonia},
  author={Daniele Conversi and Sanjay Jeram},
  journal={International Migration},
  year={2017},
  volume={55},
  pages={53-67}
}
Interculturalism provides the core framework for immigration-related policies in Catalonia, while remaining deeply intertwined with Catalan nationalism. We first identify ‘intercultural nationalism’ as the core doctrine through which Catalan nationalist discourse has been articulated in relation to immigration. We trace interculturalism's origins to nationalism in Quebec and argue that, in Catalonia also, regional immigration policies have been constructed in opposition to those of the central… Expand
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