Multiculturalism & The Charlie Hebdo Attack: What exactly is the connection (if any) between the two?

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The attack on Charlie Hebdo has by many been linked to multiculturalism. But it is unclear exactly how the connection between multiculturalism and the attack should be understood and whether there indeed is such a connection. The article discusses this by distinguishing between different senses of multiculturalism and different ways in which one might think that there is a link between multiculturalism and the attack. On this basis the resulting claims are discussed as to whether they are in fact plausible, which many of them turn out not to be.
Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Critique
Publication statusPublished - 9 Jan 2016

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