Human Rights - Multiculturalism in Canada and the World

POLI 3256  Multiculturalism in Canada and the World


POLI 2706


POLI 3306 in Fall 2017 (Topic: Multiculturalism)


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




In this course, students explore the history, politics, and philosophy of multiculturalism with an emphasis on the Canadian experience. The study of the origins of multiculturalism in relation to liberalism and nationalism, the tension between individual and group rights, articulations of citizenship and cultural identity, demands for equality and the desire for cultural differentiation will be among the topics covered. Overall, the overarching goal of this course is to better understand the genesis, growth and potential decline of the multicultural state.

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