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De multiculturele herverdelingsstaat : Over gelijkheid en solidariteit in de multiculturele samenleving

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  • François Levrau orcid logo

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For many reasons multiculturalism has become a convenient punching bag. One of the criticisms is that multiculturalism undermines social cohesion and therefore erodes the basis fora redistribution policy. Closely related to this critique is that multiculturalism pushes immigrants into unemployment and makes them dependent on the welfare state. In this article, both criticisms are evaluated. We clarify why multiculturalism does not necessarily undermine the (support for) welfare state nor impede the socioeconomie equality of immigrants. What is needed and what remains necessary is the outline of a multicultural welfare state.

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Levrau, F., (2015) “De multiculturele herverdelingsstaat : Over gelijkheid en solidariteit in de multiculturele samenleving”, Res Publica 57(3), p.269-293.

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29 Sep 2015
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