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American MulticulturalismDHARABA GOHILRoll no: 8Semester : 2 Enrollment no.: 2609108420170011Batch : 2016- 18Paper no. : 8 The Cultural StudiesSmt. S. B. Gardi. Dept. of English
The meaning of the term multiculturalism can have many interpretations. Definitions of this term differ according to the reference made to:1.) Demography of a country( population of various racial religious, linguistics backgrounds.)2.) The normative ideological aspect( cultural rights of individuals).3.) The political policy-level programs adopted to address ethnic diversity.multiculturalism has been described as a Salad bowl and cultural mosaic.
Multiculturalism had gained significance during the 1970s and 1980s in American society. It was the period when Latin Americans, Africans- Americans and other ethnic groups explored their history.In those states in which ethnic religious or linguistic minorities exist, persons belonging to such minorities should not be denied the right in community with the other members of their group to enjoy their own culture to profess and practice their own religion or to use their own language.
Multiculturalism is diversity of two or more culture in some region or country. America is immigrant country most people in America are immigrants. They come from different countries and different ethnic groups; they have different languages, educations backgrounds, customs, values, and religions. When they arrive America, they must communicate with other people in English.American Multiculturalism
Since the 1980s, the America government has admitted, encouraged and supported cultural diversity. Fair policies allowed all citizens to have the right to preserve their cultural inheritance. Public school has bilingual education programs for new immigrant children. Under the laws, racism, discrimination and prejudices are significally decreased. The relationships of people in the country are friendly and harmonious and peoples lives have become rich and colorful.American Multiculturalism
America is also founded on its own sort of multiculturalism, which has usually stood us in good stead. Here are four constitutional manifestations of this multiculturalism.Multiculturalism as increasing minority members happiness. Multiculturalism as a source of valuable citizens. Multiculturalism as a source of knowledge for dealing with a multiculturalism world. In conclusion multiculturalism is a good thing for society and people, so it is positive. We need to enhance to develop multiculturalism in our lives.
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