by Robert S. Leiken
Oxford University Press, 354 pp., $27.95
Muslims in Europe: A Report on 11 EU Cities
by the Open Society Institute
by Jonathan Laurence
Princeton University Press, 366 pp., $80.00; $29.95 (paper)
by Martha C. Nussbaum
Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, 285 pp., $26.95
by Paul Scheffer, translated from the Dutch by Liz Waters
Polity, 390 pp., $84.95; $29.95 (paper)
If you want to elaborate a version of multiculturalism that is genuinely compatible with liberalism, you have to spend pages hedging the term about with clarifications and qualifications. By the time you have finished doing that, the justification for a separate new “ism” has evaporated. Why not simply talk about the form of modern liberalism suited—meaning also, developed and adapted—to the conditions of a contemporary, multicultural society?
This article is available to subscribers only.
Please choose from one of the options below to access this article:
Print Subscription — $74.95
Purchase a print subscription (20 issues per year) and also receive online access to all articles published within the last five years.
Online Subscription — $69.00
Purchase an Online Edition subscription and receive full access to all articles published by the Review since 1963.
One-Week Access — $4.99
Purchase a trial Online Edition subscription and receive unlimited access for one week to all the content on nybooks.com.
If you already have one of these subscriptions, please be sure you are logged in to your nybooks.com account. If you subscribe to the print edition, you may also need to link your web site account to your print subscription. Click here to link your account services.