Maahwish Mirza

January 2012

Towards ‘interculturalism’?

Democracy, tolerance and equality are ‘core values’ that are frequently cited as the cornerstones of a British way of life, but as Rattansi points out, these values are vague, simplistic and not exclusive to Britain, and - especially historically speaking - have not always acted as the uniting undercurrent of British life.

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May 2011

‘Muscular liberalism’: a paradoxical political philosophy?

Multiculturalism is far from dead. No apartheid exists in Britain. David Cameron touched on a few minority Islamist groups that hold segregationist attitudes, but many more Muslims live integrated lives. Nor does multiculturalism necessarily mean opposing to ‘British’ political values.

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Culture Wars was included in creativetourists’ Top 25 UK Arts & Culture Blogs 2009.