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Terms / Themes


(compare Dominant Culture USA)

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Oxford English Dictionary: The characteristics of a multicultural society; (also) the policy or process whereby the distinctive identities of the cultural groups within such a society are maintained or supported.

Wikipedia: Multiculturalism describes the existence, acceptance, or promotion of multiple cultural traditions within a single jurisdiction, usually considered in terms of the culture associated with an ethnic group. 

contrast assimilation, melting pot metaphor, dominant culture, All-Americanism

compare: diversity, pluralism,

compare pluralism, salad-bowl or patchwork-quilt metaphor in contrast to melting pot.



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