Multiculturalism is understood as a term that stands for accommodation of diverse cultural groups and their practices within a mainstream culture and society. Such accommodation is needed to make all minority cultures feel at home in a dominant culture that may at times be perceived by minority groups to be oppressive of or insensitive toward their cultural heritage and tradition. Because cultural diversity has come to be recognized as a value to be prized, making a society rich in ideas and options, multiculturalism is a goal actively pursued by all liberal societies. Besides cultural richness, commitment to the multicultural ideal is also seen as a sign of a liberal society's commitment to equality, including equality of all groups and cultures. Of course, problems crop ...

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