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Western Political Theory and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe

Will Kymlicka

in Can Liberal Pluralism be Exported?

Published in print January 2002 | ISBN: 9780199248155
Published online October 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602955 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019924815X.003.0002
 Western Political Theory and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe

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This paper explores the recent work of Western political theorists on the managing ethnic diversity in Eastern and Central Europe (ECE). It explains an alternative model of ethnic relations which several recent liberal democratic theorists have developed. It concludes by examining the possible applications of this theory to ECE countries.

Keywords: Western political theory; ethnic diversity; ethnocultural relations; Eastern Europe; Central Europe; immigrants; minority rights

Chapter.  39540 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Political Theory

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