Liberal Multiculturalism Reconsidered1

  title={Liberal Multiculturalism Reconsidered1},
  author={Carl Knight},
  • Carl Knight
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • This article starts by setting out the evaluative criteria provided by Will Kymlicka's liberal account of individual freedom and equality. Kymlicka's theory of cultural minority rights is then analysed using these criteria and found to be defective in two respects. First, his assignment of different rights to national and ethnic groups is shown to be inegalitarian with regard to generations after the first. Second, his recommendation of strong cultural protections is shown in some circumstances… CONTINUE READING

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