Publisher description for The liberal archipelago : a theory of diversity and freedom / Chandran Kukathas.


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In his major new work Chandran Kukathas offers, for the first time, a book-length treatment of this controversial and influential theory of minority rights. The author argues that the free society should not be seen as a hierarchy of superior and subordinate authorities but an archipelago of competing and overlapping jurisdictions.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Multiculturalism -- Philosophy.
Minorities -- Civil rights.
Liberalism.
Pluralism (Social sciences)