Conclusion: Chronopolis and Metropolis



Multiculturalism implies the Balkanization of diversity; spatial, religious, linguistic, racial, or temporal segregation; the homogeneity of ethnic groups so that they can be differentiated from one another in the name of cultural authenticity; and the presumed ethnic interaction that must go on to express the civic identity of the local community.1 Furthermore, it presupposes that the interaction is equal, carried out in a horizontal plane, instead of in a hierarchical axis between a dominant and dominated groups in which it is power that is the prevalent mechanism shaping the relationship.


York City Time Equity Yellow Page Cultural Authenticity Civic Identity 
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© Michel S. Laguerre 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of California at BerkeleyUSA

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