The Self and the Other in the British National Context (English version)
AbstractIn this article we want to analyze the concepts of identity and multiculturalism, particularly with reference to the British context. In this regard, we present a brief analysis and display on historical view, as being emblematic of the issue exposed. Multiculturalism is considered as the only solution for the reconciliation of the two perspectives: Englishness and Britishness. Multiculturalism tries to solve the old syntagma of "us and the other " by replacing it with a slightly different approach to this age old relationship. Contemporary multiculturalism appears as a form of cultural or rejuvenation, which is necessary for any given culture to continue existing.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Editura Lumen, Department of Economics in its journal Postmodern Openings.
Volume (Year): 4 (2010)
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nationhood; multicultural patterns; multiculturalism; identity;
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