1  Multiculturalism

Multiculturalism(s): A Short Introduction

The concept of multiculturalism emerged from the civil rights movements of the 1960s and 1970s. Ethnic minorities and women’s equality groups were dissatisfied because of the lack to progress to end inequality through civil rights legislation. Many immigrants and racioethnic groups living in multi-ethnic societies felt that their dreams had not been realised (Nkomo and Hoobler 2014). The advance and retreat of multiculturalism has been present in various countries, except Canada, where multiculturalism has been the most prominent worldwide. To start with the advance of multiculturalism, reference must be made to the increased migration starting in the 1960s, which led to the formation ...

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