By Bhikhu Parekh
Identification , tradition and discussion pursues a number of the very important matters raised within the author's Rethinking Multiculturalism focusing particularly on their effects for worldwide politics. In it Bhikhu Parekh develops a thought of id that mixes appreciate for variety with a dedication to redistributive justice and rationality and applies this concept to a number key present debates on nationwide identification, nationalism, fundamentalism and terrorism taking off the case for discussion, international citizenship, and a number of ethics in the framework of a shared international morality.
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