ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Impact of 'Religious' Secularism

Religion, Community and Development: Changing Contours of Politics and Policy in India edited by Gurpreet Mahajan and Surinder S Jodhka (New Delhi: Routledge), 2010; pp xii + 336, Rs 695.

The Incompleteness of the Multiculturalist Agenda: Overlooking the Need for a Shared Identity

Multiculturalism offers a robust critique of liberalism's emphasis on basic individual rights, an emphasis that is unable to address the problems of national minorities and myriad marginalised groups. Yet, the attention given to cultural difference and exclusivity by multiculturalism underestimates the safety valves that traditional liberal political theory provides to redress such demands.
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