Will Kymlicka is a Canadian political philosopher. His career has focused on how democratic countries address issues of ethnic, racial and religious diversity, with a special focus on the theory and practice of multicultural citizenship. He teaches at the Queen’s University at Kingston, Canada and at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary.
Before we can tell whether multiculturalism is strengthening or weakening solidarity between the people of a particular society, we need to acknowledge that there were deficits of trust and solidarity long before multicultural policies were adopted. Such policies are potential tools for overcoming the historic deficits in trust and solidarity.Read more