How should different states reconcile ethnic, cultural and religious diversity to forge unity? In recent years, interculturalism has emerged as a possible alternative to prevailing approaches of multiculturalism. But how is interculturalism different from multiculturalism, and is one approach better than the other? This collection brings together leading proponents of intercultural and multicultural theory and practice from Europe and North America to address this question.
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