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Women as citizens
Shailja Sharma

’s authority. Britain, on the other hand, sees a commitment to “liberty” as the defining quality of national identity. British leaders and academics as diverse as Gordon Brown, the former prime minister, and historian Linda Colley have unanimously identified love of liberty as a cornerstone of British values (Joppke, Women as citizens175 2009). Regarding the split between public and private spheres, the British have championed the cause of non-statism and autonomy of action and belief within the private sphere over the centralized statist policies of France. British

in Postcolonial minorities in Britain and France
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Mapping the contours of the British World
Kent Fedorowich and Andrew S. Thompson

arrivals as decolonisation gathered pace? How far did they tackle racial discrimination, and what were the differences between French Republican and British multicultural models of integration as each nation sought, eventually, to restrict the flow of these new immigrants? What this chapter gives us is not only a deeper understanding of the complex forces at work as two of the largest decolonising powers

in Empire, migration and identity in the British world
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The Holocaust as a yardstick
Amikam Nachmani

have to realise, that the society that even your deepest feelings can be toddled upon, is the only society worth living in. And the sooner we can learn that, the sooner that Islam can learn that within Europe, the better.12 Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron practically emphasised the same in his important statement in Munich, February 2011, that British multiculturalism has failed because Britain has turned into a community of communities with very little shared between them. Multiculturalism – in practice toleration, even encouragement of the existence of

in Haunted presents