cultural pluralism

cultural pluralism

noun Sociology.
1.
a condition in which minority groups participate fully in the dominant society, yet maintain their cultural differences.
2.
a doctrine that a society benefits from such a condition.
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Main Entry:  cultural pluralism
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a condition in which many cultures coexist within a society and maintain their cultural differences; also called multiculturalism
Example:  Cultural pluralism seeks to overcome racism, sexism, and other forms of discrimination.
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