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자료

Democracy and the Accommodation of Diversity: Advancing Pluralism Through Power Sharing, Self-Governance and Limited Government
출판지역 | 출판년도 | 페이지: 
Ottawa | 2018 | 12 p.
저자: 
Rotimi Suberu
단체 저자: 
Global Centre for Pluralism (Canada)
지역: 
유럽 및 북미
전 세계 대상
© Centre mondiale du pluralisme (Canada) 2018

Democracy is, paradoxically, both essential and precarious in diverse and divided societies with deep cultural or ethnic (i.e., linguistic, regional, religious, racial, and other attributes of identity) divides. group). There are examples of relatively non-violent management of ethnic diversity in undemocratic systems, including the Ottoman Empire's millet system to accommodate non-Muslim communities; the British colonial system of indirect administration; and the informal ethnic balancing practices of many African dictatorships. However, the majority of ethnicity scholars agree that undemocratic regimes are often unsuccessful - and ultimately, unsustainable - managers of ethnic diversity, and that there are "no viable alternatives. democracy ”as a pluralist, peaceful, just and sustainable system of governance of such diversity. This is because basic democratic practices, including credible multiparty elections and effective protections for civil rights and freedoms, are essential for the proper articulation, representation and accommodation of competing ethnic interests.

 

자료 타입: 
애드보카시
사례연구 및 연구논문
기타
주제: 
시민 / 시민성 / 민주주의
문화이해 / 문화간 교육 / 다문화
인권 / 인간존엄성
국제이해 / 세계화 / 국제교육 / 상호의존성
평화 / 평화의 문화
사회정의 / 평등
교육 분야: 
평생교육
비형식교육

키워드

Democracy; Diversity; Power; Self-governance