Western European politics have been taking the anti-multiculturalism route, policies that change the scope of immigration, religious tolerance and cultural diversity. The Boston Review discusses what multiculturalism means is Europe and the three “objects,” or facets that confused in European politics.
“Blaming multiculturalism may be politically useful because of its populist appeal, but it is also politically dangerous because it attacks ‘an enemy within’ Islam and Muslims. Moreover, it misreads history. An intellectual corrective may help to diminish its malign impact.”