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  1. Multicultural Citizenship.Will Kymlicka - 1995 - Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
    For them, citizenship is by definition a matter of treating people as individuals with equal rights under the law. This is what distinguishes democratic citizenship from feudal and other pre-modern views that determined people's political status by ...
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  2. Liberalism, Community, and Culture.Will Kymlicka - 1989 - Oxford University Press.
    in a very different sense, to refer to the cultural community, or cultural structure, itself On this view, the cultural community continues to exist even when its members arc free to modify the character of the culture, should they find its traditional ...
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  3. Zoopolis: A Political Theory of Animal Rights.Sue Donaldson & Will Kymlicka - 2011 - Oxford University Press.
    For many people "animal rights" suggests campaigns against factory farms, vivisection or other aspects of our woeful treatment of animals. Zoopolis moves beyond this familiar terrain, focusing not on what we must stop doing to animals, but on how we can establish positive and just relationships with different types of animals.
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  4. Contemporary Political Philosophy: An Introduction.Will Kymlicka - 2001 - Oxford University Press.
    This new edition of Will Kymlicka's best selling critical introduction to contemporary political theory has been fully revised to include many of the most significant developments in Anglo-American political philosophy in the last eleven years, particularly the new debates over issues of democratic citizenship and cultural pluralism. The book now includes two new chapters on citizenship theory and multiculturalism, in addition to updated chapters on utilitarianism, liberal egalitarianism, libertarianism, socialism, communitarianism, and feminism. The many thinkers discussed include G. A. Cohen, (...)
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  5. [Book Review] Multicultural Citizenship, a Liberal Theory of Minority Rights. [REVIEW]Will Kymlicka - 1996 - Ethics 107 (1):153-155.
  6. Politics in the Vernacular: Nationalism, Multiculturalism and Citizenship.Will Kymlicka - 2001 - Philosophy 76 (298):625-629.
     
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  7. Return of the Citizen: A Survey of Recent Work on Citizenship Theory.Will Kymlicka & Wayne Norman - 1994 - Ethics 104 (2):352-381.
    This article surveys recent work on the idea of "citizenship", not as a legal category, but as a normative ideal of membership and participation. We focus on two emerging issues. First, whereas traditional notions of citizenship assume that membership and participation are promoted by the possession of rights, many theorists now emphasize civic responsibilities. Second, whereas traditional theories assume that citizenship provides a common status and identity, some theorists now argue that the distinctive needs and identities of certain groups -such (...)
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  8. Multicultural Citizenship: A Liberal Theory of Minority Rights.Will Kymlicka - 1997 - Philosophical Quarterly 47 (187):250-253.
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  9. Liberal Individualism and Liberal Neutrality.Will Kymlicka - 1989 - Ethics 99 (4):883-905.
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    Multicultural Odysseys: Navigating the New International Politics of Diversity.Will Kymlicka - 2007 - Oxford University Press.
    Using an innovative blend of political theory, international law, and studies on the sociological and geo-political foundations of minority rights, this landmark publication will set the debate on the likely future of the international politics of diversity.
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  11. The Rights of Minority Cultures.Will Kymlicka - 1992 - Political Theory 20 (1):140-146.
  12. Animal Rights, Multiculturalism, and the Left.Will Kymlicka & Sue Donaldson - 2014 - Journal of Social Philosophy 45 (1):116-135.
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    Human Rights Without Human Supremacism.Will Kymlicka - 2018 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 48 (6):763-792.
    Early defenders of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights invoked species hierarchy: human beings are owed rights because of our discontinuity with and superiority to animals. Subsequent defenders avoided species supremacism, appealing instead to conditions of embodied subjectivity and corporeal vulnerability we share with animals. In the past decade, however, supremacism has returned in work of the new ‘dignitarians’ who argue that human rights are grounded in dignity, and that human dignity requires according humans a higher status than animals. Against (...)
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  14. Politics in the Vernacular: Nationalism, Multiculturalism, and Citizenship.Will Kymlicka - 2004 - Philosophical Quarterly 54 (215):341-343.
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  15. Liberalism and Communitarianism.Will Kymlicka - 1988 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 18 (2):181 - 203.
    It is a commonplace amongst communitarians, socialists and feminists alike that liberalism is to be rejected for its excessive ‘individualism’ or ‘atomism,’ for ignoring the manifest ways in which we are ‘embedded’ or ‘situated’ in various social roles and communal relationships. The effect of these theoretical flaws is that liberalism, in a misguided attempt to protect and promote the dignity and autonomy of the individual, has undermined the associations and communities which alone can nurture human flourishing.My plan is to examine (...)
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  16. Chimpanzee Rights: The Philosophers' Brief.Kristin Andrews, Gary Comstock, G. K. D. Crozier, Sue Donaldson, Andrew Fenton, Tyler John, L. Syd M. Johnson, Robert Jones, Will Kymlicka, Letitia Meynell, Nathan Nobis, David M. Pena-Guzman & Jeff Sebo - 2018 - London: Routledge.
    In December 2013, the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP) filed a petition for a common law writ of habeas corpus in the New York State Supreme Court on behalf of Tommy, a chimpanzee living alone in a cage in a shed in rural New York (Barlow, 2017). Under animal welfare laws, Tommy’s owners, the Laverys, were doing nothing illegal by keeping him in those conditions. Nonetheless, the NhRP argued that given the cognitive, social, and emotional capacities of chimpanzees, Tommy’s confinement constituted (...)
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  17. Multiculturalism and the Welfare State: Recognition and Redistribution in Contemporary Democracies.Keith Banting & Will Kymlicka (eds.) - 2006 - Oxford University Press.
    Does the increasing politicization of ethnic and racial diversity of Western societies threaten to undermine the welfare state? This volume is the first systematic attempt to explore this linkage between "the politics of recognition" and "the politics of redistribution".
     
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    Locating Animals in Political Philosophy.Will Kymlicka & Sue Donaldson - 2016 - Philosophy Compass 11 (11):692-701.
    While animal rights have been a central topic within moral philosophy since the 1970s, it has remained virtually invisible within political philosophy. This article explores two key reasons for the difficulties in locating animals within political philosophy. First, even if animals are seen as having intrinsic moral status, they are often seen as ultimately distant others or strangers, beyond the bounds of human society. Insofar as political philosophy focuses on the governing of a shared social life, animals are seen as (...)
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  19. Language Rights and Political Theory.Will Kymlicka & Alan Patten (eds.) - 2003 - Oxford University Press.
    This volume provides an up-to-date overview of the emerging debates over the role of language rights and linguistic diversity within political theory. Thirteen chapters, written by many of the leading theorists in the field, identify the challenges and opportunities that linguistic diversity raises for contemporary societies.
     
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  20. Rawls on Teleology and Deontology.Will Kymlicka - 1988 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 17 (3):173-190.
  21. Immigration, Multiculturalism, and the Welfare State.Will Kymlicka & Keith Banting - 2006 - Ethics and International Affairs 20 (3):281-304.
    This article gives a review of the welfare state and analyzes whether it is being undermined by the impact of increasing ethnic and racial diversity.
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    The Globalization of Ethics: Religious and Secular Perspectives.William M. Sullivan & Will Kymlicka (eds.) - 2007 - Cambridge University Press.
    Sullivan and Kymlicka seek to provide an alternative to post-9/11 pessimism about the ability of serious ethical dialogue to resolve disagreements and conflict across national, religious, and cultural differences. It begins by acknowledging the gravity of the problem: on our tightly interconnected planet, entire populations look for moral guidance to a variety of religious and cultural traditions, and these often stiffen, rather than soften, opposing moral perceptions. How, then, to set minimal standards for the treatment of persons while developing moral (...)
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    The Rights of Minority Cultures.Will Kymlicka - 1997 - Ethics 107 (2):356-358.
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    Liberal Multiculturalism as a Political Theory of State–Minority Relations.Will Kymlicka - 2018 - Political Theory 46 (1):81-91.
  25. Introduction: Language Rights and Political Theory: Context, Issues, and Approaches.Alan Patten & Will Kymlicka - 2003 - In Will Kymlicka & Alan Patten (eds.), Language Rights and Political Theory. Oxford University Press. pp. 1--51.
     
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    Moral Philosophy and Public Policy: The Case of Nrts.Will Kymlicka - 1993 - Bioethics 7 (1):1–26.
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  27. Social Contract Theory.Political Argument: A Reissue with a New Introduction.Rawls: `A Theory of Justice' and its Critics.Contemporary Political Philosophy: An Introduction.Michael Lessnoff, Brian Barry, Chandran Kukathas, Philip Pettit & Will Kymlicka - 1992 - Philosophical Quarterly 42 (168):375-378.
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    Two Models of Pluralism and Tolerance.Will Kymlicka - 1992 - Analyse & Kritik 14 (1):33-56.
    In his most recent work, John Rawls argues that political theory must recognize and accomodate the 'fact of pluralism', including the fact of religious diversity. He believes that the liberal commitment to individual rights provides the only feasible model for accomodating religious pluralism. In this paper, I discuss a second form of tolerance, based on group rights rather than individual rights. Drawing on historical examples, I argue that this is also a feasable model for accomodating religious pluralism. While both models (...)
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  29. Left-Liberalism Revisited.Will Kymlicka - 2006 - In Christine Sypnowich (ed.), The Egalitarian Conscience: Essays in Honour of G. A. Cohen. Oxford University Press.
     
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    Interspecies Politics: Reply to Hinchcliffe and Ladwig.Sue Donaldson & Will Kymlicka - 2015 - Journal of Political Philosophy 23 (3):321-344.
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    The Ethics of Inarticulacy.Will Kymlicka - 1991 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 34 (2):155 – 182.
    In his impressive and wide?ranging new book, Sources of the Self, Charles Taylor argues that modern moral philosophy, at least within the Anglo?American tradition, . offers a ?cramped? view of morality. Taylor attributes this problem to three distinctive features of contemporary moral theory ? its commitment to procedural rather than substantive rationality, its preference for basic reasons rather than qualitative distinctions, and its belief in the priority of the right over the good. According to Taylor, the result of these features (...)
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    Review: Rethinking the Family. [REVIEW]Will Kymlicka - 1991 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 20 (1):77 - 97.
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    The Politics of Reconciliation in Multicultural Societies.Will Kymlicka & Bashir Bashir (eds.) - 2008 - Oxford University Press.
    Drawing on both theoretical debates and case studies from around the world, this book explores how the politics of reconciliation relates to various models of democratic citizenship.
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    Two Theories of Justice.Will Kymlicka - 1990 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 33 (1):99 – 119.
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    Cosmopolitaniam, Nation-States, and Minority Nationalism: A Critical Review of Recent Literature.Will Kymlicka & Christine Straehle - 1999 - European Journal of Philosophy 7 (1):65–88.
  36. Multiculturalism in Asia.Will Kymlicka & Baogang He (eds.) - 2005 - Oxford University Press.
    This volume assembles a group of leading regional experts to formulate the first rigorous and comprehensive consideration of multiculturalism debates in South and East Asia. Through close examination of pre-colonial traditions, colonial legacies, and post-colonial ideologies, this volume sheds new light on religious and ethnic conflict in the area, and presents a ground-breaking assessment of what role - if any - the international community should play in promoting multiculturalism.
     
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    Liberalism Without Illusions: Essays on Liberal Theory and the Political Vision of Judith N. Shklar.Will Kymlicka - 1997 - Ethics 107 (3):513-514.
  38. Federalism and Secession: At Home and Abroad.Will Kymlicka - 2000 - Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 13 (2):207-224.
    Western democracies have developed a number of effective models for accommodating ethnocultural diversity. One of these involves the use of federal or quasi-federal forms of territorial autonomy to enable self-government for national minorities and indigenous peoples. These forms of territorial autonomy are in general a success. The merits of these models have been underestimated because many people measure success by an inappropriate criterion: namely, the absence of secessionist mobilization. This cannot be the correct standard for evaluating democratic multination states. The (...)
     
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    5. Two Models of Pluralism and Tolerance.Will Kymlicka - 1998 - In David Heyd (ed.), Toleration: An Elusive Virtue. Princeton University Press. pp. 81-105.
  40. Ethnicity and Group Rights: Nomos Xxxix.Ian Shapiro & Will Kymlicka (eds.) - 1997 - new york university press.
  41. Minority Rights in Political Philosophy and International Law.Will Kymlicka - 2010 - In Samantha Besson & John Tasioulas (eds.), The Philosophy of International Law. Oxford University Press. pp. 377--383.
     
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    Derechos individuales y derechos de grupo en la democracia liberal.Will Kymlicka - 1996 - Isegoría 14:5-36.
    Tras el final de la guerra fria las demandas de los grupos étnicos y nacionales han ocupado el centro de la vida política. Muchas de estas exigencias se han hecho apelando a los derechos de grupo y a la «política de la diferencia». En este ensayo se intenta mostrar que estas exigencias son en muchos casos compatibles con los principios liberales de libertad individual y justicia social. En este sentido, los derechos especiales de representación, los derechos lingüísticos y los derechos (...)
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    Do We Need a Liberal Theory of Minority Rights? Reply to Carens, Young, Parekh and Forst.Will Kymlicka - 1997 - Constellations 4 (1):72-87.
    In their perceptive critiques of my recent book on Multicultural Citizenship, Iris Young, Joseph Carens, Bhikhu Parekh and Rainer Forst raise a number of interesting and important issues. In this short response to their critiques, I focus on two of them. First, whereas I tried to draw a sharp distinction between immigrants and national minorities, my critics argue that we should think of ethnocultural groups on a more fluid continuum. Second, whereas I tried to ground a theory of minority rights (...)
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    Communitarianism, Liberalism, and Superliberalism.Will Kymlicka - 1994 - Critical Review: A Journal of Politics and Society 8 (2):263-284.
    Although Roberto Unger is sometimes described as a communitarian critic of liberalism, his recent three?volume work on Politics disavows the major tenets of contemporary communitarianism?for example, the?embedded self,? the critique of rights, the rejection of universalizing theory. Instead, Unger's aim is to criticize liberalism from the perspective of a?superliberalism"?a perspective which takes the original liberal desire to emancipate individuals from the chains of social custom and hierarchy and rids it of the stultifying economic and political institutions within which liberals have (...)
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    Introduction: An Emerging Consensus? [REVIEW]Will Kymlicka - 1998 - Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 1 (2):143-157.
    This paper is an introduction to a special issue on Nationalism, Multiculturalism and Liberal Democracy. It attempts to describe the state of the debate on issues of multiculturalism and nationalism within liberal-democratic theory. I suggest that there may be an emerging consensus on liberal culturalism – the view that certain group-specific rights or policies aimed at recognizing or accommodating ethnic and national groups are legitimate so long as they operate within certain constraints of liberal justice. I explore the possible reasons (...)
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  46. The Good, the Bad, and the Intolerable : Minority Group Rights.Will Kymlicka - 2009 - In Mark Goodale (ed.), Human Rights: An Anthropological Reader. Wiley-Blackwell.
     
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    Can Liberal Pluralism Be Exported?: Western Political Theory and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe.Will Kymlicka & Magda Opalski (eds.) - 2002 - Oxford University Press.
    Many post-communist countries in Central/Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union are being encouraged and indeed pressured by Western countries to improve their treatment of ethnic and national minorities, and to adopt Western models of minority rights. But what are these Western models, and will they work in Eastern Europe? In the first half of this volume, Will Kymlicka describes a model of 'liberal pluralism' which has gradually emerged in most Western democracies, and discusses what would be involved in adopting (...)
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  48. Human Nature and Social Change in the Marxist Conception of History.G. A. Cohen & Will Kymlicka - 1988 - Journal of Philosophy 85 (4):171-191.
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    Alternative Conceptions of Civil Society.Simone Chambers & Will Kymlicka (eds.) - 2001 - Princeton University Press.
    This text considers how a host of ethical traditions define civil society.
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  50. Federalismo, nacionalismo y multiculturalismo.Will Kymlicka - 1996 - Revista Internacional de Filosofía Política 7:20-54.
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