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Pluralism

'A social organization in which diversity of racial or religious or ethnic or cultural groups is tolerated.'
'Cultural pluralism is a term used when small groups within a larger society maintain their unique cultural identities.'

Sources:

www.wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pluralism_(sociology)

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Acculturation    Citizenship    Cultural competence    Enculturation    Globalisation    Human Rights    Intercultural dialogue    Pluralism    Social Cohesion    Universalism    
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