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Multiculturalism is one of the most vexing political issues of our day. How can people with very different values and customs live alongside each other? What is the history of multiculturalism? What are the arguments for and against its various forms? Has it failed? Does it have a future? The Open University's Nigel Warburton interviews ten leading thinkers about the meaning and implications of multiculturalism. David Edmonds introduces each episode.

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Multiculturalism is one of the most vexing political issues of our day. How can people with very different values and customs live alongside each other? What is the history of multiculturalism? What are the arguments for and against its various forms? Has it failed? Does it have a future? The Open University's Nigel Warburton interviews ten leading thinkers about the meaning and implications of multiculturalism. David Edmonds introduces each episode.

    Tariq Modood on The History of Multiculturalism

    Tariq Modood on The History of Multiculturalism

    In this interview Tariq Modood traces the history of the idea from US civil rights movements in the 1950s and 60s via Canada to present day Europe.

    • 20 min
    Transcript -- Tariq Modood on The History of Multiculturalism

    Transcript -- Tariq Modood on The History of Multiculturalism

    In this interview Tariq Modood traces the history of the idea from US civil rights movements in the 1950s and 60s via Canada to present day Europe.

    Chandran Kukathas on Varieties of Multiculturalism

    Chandran Kukathas on Varieties of Multiculturalism

    Chandran Kukathas analyses the varieties of multiculturalism and the implications of a rigorous liberalism.

    • 17 min
    Transcript -- Chandran Kukathas on Varieties of Multiculturalism

    Transcript -- Chandran Kukathas on Varieties of Multiculturalism

    Chandran Kukathas analyses the varieties of multiculturalism and the implications of a rigorous liberalism.

    Martha Nussbaum on Disgust

    Martha Nussbaum on Disgust

    Martha Nussbaum argues that disgust plays to large a role in many people's assessment of those from whom they differ.

    • 14 min
    Transcript -- Martha Nussbaum on Disgust

    Transcript -- Martha Nussbaum on Disgust

    Martha Nussbaum argues that disgust plays to large a role in many people's assessment of those from whom they differ.

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