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The Canadian Alternative: Cultural Pluralism and Canadian Unity ePub download

by Hedi Bouraoui

  • Author: Hedi Bouraoui
  • ISBN: 0920802168
  • ISBN13: 978-0920802168
  • ePub: 1541 kb | FB2: 1578 kb
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: ECW Press (1980)
  • Pages: 110
  • Rating: 4.3/5
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The Canadian Alternative: Cultural Pluralism and Canadian Unity ePub download

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Hédi André Bouraoui CM (born July 16, 1932 in Sfax, Tunisia) is a Tunisian/Canadian poet, novelist and academic, who regularly deals with themes involving the transcendence of cultural boundaries. Bouraoui was educated in France and in the United States, in French, English and American literature. In 1966, he joined the faculty at York University in Toronto, Ontario, where he teaches both French and English literature, specializing in African, Caribbean and franco-ontarian literatures.

Hédi Bouraoui, Tunisian poet and scholar whose creative and critical works seek to illuminate the human condition and transcend cultural boundaries

Hédi Bouraoui, Tunisian poet and scholar whose creative and critical works seek to illuminate the human condition and transcend cultural boundaries.

Cultural pluralism is a term used when smaller groups within a larger society maintain their unique cultural identities . In 1971, the Canadian government referred to cultural pluralism, as opposed to multiculturalism, as the "very essence" of their nation's identity.

Cultural pluralism is a term used when smaller groups within a larger society maintain their unique cultural identities, and their values and practices are accepted by the wider culture provided they are consistent with the laws and values of the wider society. As a sociological term, the definition and description of cultural pluralism has evolved over time. In a pluralist culture, groups not only co-exist side by side, but also consider qualities of other groups as traits worth having in the dominant culture.

As a concept cultural pluralism is an alternative to the melting pot view that immigrants should assimilate to. .

This book contained scathing critiques of immigrant peoples such as Italians and Slavs as genetically inferior, arguing their presence in the United States as a rootless proletariat threatened skilled native-born workers and promoted political corruption.

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Why is Canadian unity important to democratic pluralism worldwide? . Canadian democracy is a monument to success in its capacity to provide dignity, freedom, opportunity, and prosperity to its citizens throughout the polity.

Canadian democracy is a monument to success in its capacity to provide dignity, freedom, opportunity, and prosperity to its citizens throughout the polity. Secession, if it takes place in Quebec, puts these achievements at risk, raising the spectre that cultural-linguistic rms, t a mature liberal democracy, will fashion the kind of state that future generations will inherit.

From Horace Kallen's "cultural pluralism" to Edward Haskell's . Dreams of National Unity

From Horace Kallen's "cultural pluralism" to Edward Haskell's "Multicultural Man" and the modern quest for "diversity". Dreams of National Unity. - The crisis in the Mexican sense of a national identity at the end of the 20th century parallels that of the United States of America. multiculturalism has aroused about the melting pot, claiming, as it does, to be better suited to the country's diversity.

Cultural Diversity and Canadian: Unity: The Political Imperative. Bouraoui's Introduction offers concise summaries of each, comparisons and contrasts, and adds responses to the papers at the Conference. Stanislav ). Kirschbaum). Quebec Separatism and Christianity: or A Highly Successful Cultural Pluralism: 2,000 Years of Roman Christianity. A Human Look at the unity Question. The Introduction presents an excellent overview of the Conference in a clear, effective manner. In the concluding essay, "Unity and Diversity ma Transcultural Con­ text," Bouraoui is an eloquent critic of ethnicity as well as of assimilation.