Between the nation and the community : impact of multiculturalism on women and children

Tan, Meral
This thesis analyzes the effects of multiculturalism on women and children. Although multiculturalism was promoted and implemented in many liberal states, it has created severe discussions. Accordingly, this study focuses on the problems of multiculturalism and their impact on the vulnerable group members. The thesis will discuss theoretical positions together with several controversial examples. Based on these discussions this study argues that women and children have become the victims of multiculturalism.


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Citation Formats
M. Tan, “ Between the nation and the community : impact of multiculturalism on women and children,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2013.