Democratic place–making and multiculturalism
Author: Entrikin, J. Nicholas
Source: Geografiska Annaler: Series B, Human Geography, Volume 84, Number 1, April 2002 , pp. 19-25(7)
Abstract:Multiculturalism has become a defining characteristic of late modern societies. For some, multiculturalism is at the forefront of democratizing processes, and for others, it undermines the possibility of democratic political community. Normative political theory offers several models of the democratic, and these models differ significantly in terms of the role given to culture. These models also suggest ideal geographies that become evident when considering democratic political community formation and multiculturalism as a form of place–making.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: University of California, Los Angeles
Publication date: 2002-04-01