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The Citizens’ View of Multiculturalism and Its Education (Theory and Practice of Education; Vol. 37, No. 22)
Place of publication | Year of publication | Collation: 
Taiyuan | 2017 | p. 42-47
ISSN 1004-633X
Zhang Jiajun; Tang Min
Corporate author: 
Shanxi Education Association
Asia and the Pacific
© 张家军, 唐敏 2017

Under the wave of world war II and immigration, national consciousness is awakening gradually. With the awakening of it, minority subculture groups and ethnic minority put forward new demands for their existence and development continuously. As a kind of trend to moderate ethnic and national contradictions, Multiculturalism, promotes development of political equality, respects for cultural differences, balances the relationship between national identity and ethnic identity, highly tolerates heart “open self”citizens. In order to develop this kind of citizens, Multiculturalism also puts forward its own education proposals——In terms of educational values, educational objectives, educational contents, educational methods and the implementation of education. It aims to cultivate students to be able to respect differences, and be good at dealing with national or cultural conflicts and conflicts of qualified citizens.


Resource Type: 
Journal articles / Periodicals
Civic / Citizenship / Democracy
Cultural literacy / Intercultural / Cross-cultural / Multi-cultural
Social justice / Equity
Level of education: 
Primary education
Secondary education
Higher education


Multiculturalism; Citizens view; Citizen education