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Ethnocentrism

While empathy breaks down the barriers of borders, ethnocentrism – the supposed superiority of one’s own cultural world – is addressed at strengthening them, and if possible, at raising new ones.

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Prejudice

All types of thought –also those of scholars and scientists – proceed according to established models, stereotypes and prejudices.

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Other

The process resulting in the definition of one’s own identity – hence an “us” – in an oppositional manner by, explicitly or implicitly comparing ourselves with “others”, is considered a universal movement in every society.

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The Diaspora

Literally a diaspora is the “dispersion of a people leaving their homeland and migrating in various directions”.

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Ethnic Violence

Many of the conflicts or mass violence of recent decades have been characterised by the adjective “ethnic”. This means that the leading players were groups opposing one another on the basis of identitarian, religious, linguistic or more generally cultural assertions..

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The Pragmatic Roots of Cultural Pluralism

Richard J. Bernstein, The New School 23/07/2014
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Citizenship, Pluralism and Political Action

Michael Walzer, Institute for Advanced Study 10/07/2014
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The Changing Face of Toleration

Susan Mendus, University of York 26/06/2014
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Anna Elisabetta Galeotti 06/11/2006
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