Multiculturalism In Europe

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Multiculturalism is a term which means that many people who have different cultures, traditions, or foods live in the same community. In our contemporary society, Canada, Netherlands, Australia, and France are the well-known multicultural countries in the world. In the article “The Voice of Conservatism in Europe”, the author covers the topic about the background of multiculturalism. According to the author, multiculturalism originated in the United States pursuing the Civil Rights movement in the 1960s, so, it was conveyed to the rest of the Western world through American cultural impact and was accumulated by Western Europe. In addition, economic Marxism that was the prevailing theory in the world switched…show more content…
As Michael Ignatieff said, “Genocide is not just a murderous madness; it is, more deeply, a politics – one people, one land, one truth, the end of the difference. Since genocide is a form of political utopia, it remains an enduring temptation in any multiethnic and multicultural society in crisis”. Firstly, racial discrimination is an ongoing human judgement that multicultural countries can not suspend. In any case, according to the survey of 2004, approximately 2 in 10 of people do not believe that people are equal in Australia. In the same survey, 37 percent of respondents alleged that they have already experienced discrimination due to skin color, religion, and ethnic origin. On the other hand, some multicultural countries violate the human rights due to intellectual differences between migrants. As it is mentioned in the article named “The Human Rights of Migrants”, some migrants, usually skilled workers who moved to attain professional jobs, may have relatively few human rights problems (Gunetienre, paragraph 1, page 3). Every year, approximately 8260 human rights violations happen in Australia; as a result, many people become against of the…show more content…
In our contemporary society, many people want to get a lot of information about various cultures, traditions, foods, and people in order to enlarge their outlook; therefore, they go to the multicultural countries. In addition, most governments think that it is a convenient way for earning money and increasing the budget. However, tourism is the predominant reason for pollution. For example, 15.8 million tonnes of greenhouse gases were emitted in Germany in 2001 because of tourism. As a result, the amount of death soared in 2001-2002 because of some lethal diseases(Wikipedia.com). Moreover, Formula 1 races will be held in Azerbaijan, and many people will come from different countries. However, it will affect our country, because sometimes tourists do not obey the hygienic rules, and they pollute the environment. As a result, it causes to some widespread and hazardous diseases for people. For example, when the Summer Olympics Games were held in Australia in 2000, about 3 million tourists came to country. After that, a lot of diseases were spread in Australia, and some of the natural resources were harmed such as Australia’s remarkable gift - the Great Barrier Reef, which is the biggest reef in the world.(Wikipedia.com) All in all, multiculturalism is a barrier for countries with its negative impacts such as discrimination, unemployment, and pollution. From my point of view, if
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