The Resource Trust, democracy, and multicultural challenges, Patti Tamara Lenard, (ebook)

Trust, democracy, and multicultural challenges, Patti Tamara Lenard, (ebook)

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Trust, democracy, and multicultural challenges
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Trust, democracy, and multicultural challenges
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Patti Tamara Lenard
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eng
Summary
Banning minarets by referendum in Switzerland, publicly burning Korans in the United States, prohibiting kirpans in public spaces in Canada-these are all examples of the rising backlash against diversity that is spreading across multicultural societies. Trust has always been precarious, and never more so than as a result of increased immigration. The number of religions, races, ethnicities, and cultures living together in democratic communities and governed by shared political institutions is rising. The failure to construct public policy to cope with this diversity-to ensure that trust can withstand the pressure that diversity can pose-is a failure of democracy. The threat to trust originates in the perception that the values and norms that should underpin a public culture are no longer truly shared. Therefore, societies must focus on building trust through a revitalized public culture. In Trust, Democracy, and Multicultural Challenges, Patti Tamara Lenard plots a course for this revitalization. She argues that trust is at the center of effective democratic politics, that increasing ethnocultural diversity as a result of immigration may generate distrust, and therefore that democratic communities must work to generate the conditions under which trust between newcomers and "native" citizens can be built, so that the quality of democracy is sustained
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Midwest
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1975-
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Lenard, Patti Tamara
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306.2
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Democracy
  • Multiculturalism
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adult
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Trust, democracy, and multicultural challenges, Patti Tamara Lenard, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780271073965
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11611363
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remote
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11611363
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MWT11611363
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Trust, democracy, and multicultural challenges, Patti Tamara Lenard, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780271073965
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11611363
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11611363
System control number
MWT11611363
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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