Cultural Pluralism

multiculturalism

multiculturalism or cultural pluralism, a term describing the coexistence of many cultures in a locality, without any one culture dominating the region. By making the broadest range of human differences acceptable to the largest number of people, multiculturalism seeks to overcome racism, sexism, and other forms of discrimination.

The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright© 2014, The Columbia University Press.

Selected full-text books and articles on this topic

Cultural Pluralism and the American Idea: An Essay in Social Philosophy
Horace M. Kallen.
University of Pennsylvania Press, 1956
The Challenge of Cultural Pluralism
Stephen Brooks.
Praeger, 2002
The Challenge of Pluralism: Education, Politics, and Values
F. Clark Power; Daniel K. Lapsley.
University of Notre Dame Press, 1992
Alain Locke and Philosophy: A Quest for Cultural Pluralism
Johnny Washington.
Greenwood Press, 1986
Pluralism and the Politics of Difference: State, Culture, and Ethnicity in Comparative Perspective
R. D. Grillo.
Clarendon Press, 1998
Cultural Diversity in the United States
Larry L. Naylor.
Bergin & Garvey, 1997
Coping with Cultural and Racial Diversity in Urban America
Wallace E. Lambert; Donald M. Taylor.
Praeger Publishers, 1990
Human Diversity and the Culture Wars: A Philosophical Perspective on Contemporary Cultural Conflict
Philip E. Devine.
Praeger Publishers, 1996
Global Culture/Individual Identity: Searching for Home in the Cultural Supermarket
Gordon Mathews.
Routledge, 2000
The Hyphenated American: The Hidden Injuries of Culture
John C. Papajohn.
Greenwood Press, 1999
Laying the Ladder Down: The Emergence of Cultural Holism
Betty Jean Craige.
University of Massachusetts Press, 1992
The Culture of Toleration in Diverse Societies: Reasonable Toleration
Mckinnon Catriona; Dario Castiglione.
Manchester University Press, 2003
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