Trust, democracy, and multicultural challenges by Patti Tamara Lenard

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park, Pa .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Social aspects,
  • Multiculturalism,
  • Democracy

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementPatti Tamara Lenard
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC423 .L464 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25005675M
ISBN 109780271052533
LC Control Number2011034411

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It presents an important argument and tackles a vast Cited by: Trust, Democracy, and Multicultural Challenges Book Description: Banning minarets by referendum in Switzerland, publicly burning Korans in the United States, prohibiting kirpans in public spaces in Canada—these are all examples of the rising backlash against diversity that is spreading across multicultural societies.

Trust, Democracy and the Trust of Multiculturalism argues that ethno-cultural diversity as a result of increasing rates of immigration may, if managed improperly, generate distrust, that trust is at the center of effective democratic politics, and therefore that democratic communities must therefore take care in generating the conditions under which trust between newcomers and Cited by:   The threat to trust originates in the perception that the values and norms that should underpin a public culture are no longer truly shared.

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Introduction: trust, democracy, and multicultural challenges --Trust defined --Trust as a foundational democratic value --Distrust, mistrust, and democracy --Public culture and trust --Trust and ethnocultural diversity in multicultural democracies --Severely divided societies, trust, and the struggle for democracy --Guiding trust building in.

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She argues that trust is at the center of effective democratic politics, that increasing ethnocultural diversity as a result of immigration may generate distrust, and therefore that democratic communities must work to generate the Brand: Penn State University Press.

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Explores the implications for democracy of declining trust in government and between individuals. Political Science Posted on Trust, Democracy, and Multicultural Challenges. A new book, Trust, Democracy and the Challenges of Multiculturalism, sets out the challenges that ethnic diversity can pose to social cohesion and democratization and provides important lessons on the best (and worst) ways to manage heterogeneous societies.

She is the author of the book Trust, Democracy and Multicultural Challenges (Penn State, ), in which she takes up the challenge she describes in the final line of her contribution. ————————————-It’s democracy that can be bad for diversity.

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The importance of research on the notion of trust has grown considerably in the social sciences over the last three decades.

Much has been said about the decline of political trust in democracies and intense debates have occurred about the nature and complexity of the relationship between trust and democracy. Multiculturalism and Democracy.

[Show full abstract] multicultural societies, namely in Britain. The characteristics of violent extremism have been Author: Shalom Lappin. Trust, Democracy and the Challenge of Multiculturalism argues that ethno-cultural diversity as a result of increasing rates of immigration may, if managed improperly, generate distrust, that trust.

Criticism of multiculturalism questions the ideal of the maintenance of distinct ethnic cultures within a ulturalism is a particular subject of debate in certain European nations that are associated with the idea of a nation state.

Critics of multiculturalism may argue against cultural integration of different ethnic and cultural groups to the existing laws and values of the country. Her first book, Trust Democracy and Multicultural Challenges (), focused on the challenges posed by diversity, largely caused by immigration, in domestic states.

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