Conclusion: Scholarly Contributions and Potential Application to Theory-Building and Multicultural Policy Design

  • Arjun Tremblay
Part of the Palgrave Politics of Identity and Citizenship Series book series ( CAL)


This chapter outlines the book’s scholarly contributions. It also briefly discusses the possibility of extending the hypothesis of multiculturalism’s survival to other policy realms that may also be at risk under right-wing governments. Finally, the conclusion makes two main speculations about how multiculturalism should be designed to endure in the age of the political right: (1) when the opportunity avails itself, minority rights should not only be written into formal rules but also designed in such a way that they multiply the number of policy stakeholders and (2) proponents of diversity politics may have an incentive to define the recognition and accommodation of cultural diversity as means and not as an end in and of itself.


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  • Arjun Tremblay
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  1. 1.University of ReginaReginaCanada

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