Book Alert – International Perspectives of Multiculturalism: The Ethical Challenges

Dr Ornette D Clennon

Why we need to use nuance when discussing Race and Ethnicity……

Academic Creative Enterprise

I am in the process of editing together a volume about Multiculturalism to be published by Nova, later this year. As we are nearing a general election and immigration is such a hot topic, my chapters will consider what the ideology of multiculturalism actually is and what impact it has on its political manifestations. I’ll let you know its publication date in due course! However, during my research and thinking about this from a UK perspective, I came across this documentary from Trevor Phillips (former Head of the Commission for Racial Equality, set up in 2003) called “Things We Won’t Say About Race That Are True”

An obviously deliberately provocative title, yes but little did I know how absolutely floored by Trevor Phillips’ muddled thinking, I would be, as he lurched from one ill thought-out thesis to another. In the documentary, Phillips resolutely ignores the advice of his friend Simon Woolley of

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