Deliverables

D1.1

Country Reports on Tolerance and Cultural diversity Discourses

Country reports critically review the main dimensions of cultural, ethnic and religious diversity in each country, present the process of state formation and the main features of national identity, review the main migration and minority groups and the diversity challenges that these pose. Each report also outlines the main normative orientations and policy measures adopted in each country to deal with cultural, ethnic and religious diversity.

D1.2

Synthesis and Comparative Overview of the Country Reports

Please click here for the relevant report and here for the e-book presenting all the countries in detail.

This report offers a comparative analysis of the main cultural, ethnic and religious diversity dimensions that European societies experience. It reviews the main migrant and minority groups and their main features and the claims that they raise towards their national majorities. The report outlines also the main normative and policy orientations that characterize public and policy discourses across Europe. Last but not least this Synthesis report offers some best practice examples for dealing with cultural, ethnic and religious diversity in Europe.

D2.1

State of the Art on Tolerance and Cultural diversity in Europe

This is a State of the Art Report providing provide for a critical analysis of the scholarly literature on the concepts of tolerance, pluralism, accommodation of cultural diversity, liberalism, multiculturalism, preservation of the national heritage/tradition and the relevant theoretical approaches with a view to developing a contextual definition of tolerance that combines both liberal and egalitarian perspectives in it. This Report is aimed for use by academics and researchers and by policy makers at the local, national or European level, as well as by NGOs.

D2.2

Handbook for Secondary Education: Ideas on Cultural diversity and Tolerance in Europe

The Handbook will define the main ideas involved in discussing cultural diversity in contemporary European societies and the main ways to accommodate cultural diversity with emphasis on the concept of tolerance but also discussing related concepts such as national heritage, pluralism, multiculturalism, respect, recognition, etc. The Handbook will be aimed for use in Secondary Education (lyceum or upper high school) for raising awareness of pupils and promoting their understanding and knowledge on cultural diversity and tolerance and by non-expert policy makers who wish to have a basic introduction to questions of tolerance and cultural diversity concepts and practices.

D3.1

Final Country Reports on Concepts and Practices of Tolerance Addressing Cultural diversity in Schools

Each country report will present the main diversity challenges and the related contested issues in school life in the specific country. They will explore how relevant social and political actors present the relevant issues, the solutions they propose and the norms that are relevant for them. Each report will also review any relevant changes in law and policy. Reports will conclude with a critical discussion on the relationship between concepts such as tolerance, acceptance, respect/recognition or indeed intolerance for dealing with diversity in contemporary European liberal and moderately secular democracies.

D3.2

Synthesis and Highlights of Country Reports on Concepts and Practices of Tolerance Addressing Cultural Diversity in Schools

Summary of D3.1

D3.3

Policy Briefs on Tolerance and Cultural Diversity in Schools

Short presentation of the findings of D3.1 and of key messages for policy makers

For the country specific Policy Briefs please click here 

For the Comparative Policy Briefs please see here:

D4.1

Final Country Reports on Concepts and Practices of Tolerance Addressing Cultural Diversity in Politics

Each country report will present the main diversity challenges and the related contested issues in politics in the specific country. They will explore how relevant social and political actors present the relevant issues, the solutions they propose and the norms that are relevant for them. Each report will also review any relevant changes in law and policy. Reports will conclude with a critical discussion on the relationship between concepts such as tolerance, acceptance, respect/recognition or indeed intolerance for dealing with diversity in contemporary European liberal and moderately secular democracies

D4.2

Synthesis and Highlights of Country Reports on Concepts and Practices of Tolerance Addressing Cultural Diversity in Politics

Summary of D4.1

D4.3

Policy Briefs on Tolerance and Cultural Diversity in Political Life

Short presentation of the findings of D4.1 and of key messages for policy makers

For the Country Specific Policy Briefs please see here

For the Comparative Policy Briefs please see here

D5.1

Country Synthesis Reports on Tolerance and Cultural diversity Concepts and Practices

These reports bring together the relevant country reports produced in WP1, WP3 and WP4

D5.2

Tolerance Indicators Toolkit

This Toolkit provides for an assessment of the Tolerance Level of each of the countries studied based on the score of each country in each of the designated indicators. Each score will be accompanied by a short explanation of why it was given this score. The Toolkit includes a Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment of how tolerant European societies are today and will provide the means for classifying each country in terms of tolerance by comparison to its fellow EU member states and associated countries. It is aimed for the policy makers and NGOs but also for a wider public

D5.3

Advances on Tolerance Theory in Europe

Report or Publication developing further our conceptual and theoretical thinking on tolerance and ethnic, cultural and religious diversity in Europe, building on the work accomplished in the previous WPs

http://www.accept-pluralism.eu/Research/ProjectReports/NewKnowledge.aspx and here http://www.accept-pluralism.eu/Documents/NewKnowledge/HardtoAcceptBlurbforWebSiteACCEPT24July2012.pdf

D6.1

Leaflet

D6.2

Project Identity

D7.1

Book Manuscript on Conceptual and Empirical Advances in the Study of Tolerance and Cultural diversity (forthcoming in June 2013)

The book will present and discuss empirical and theoretical advances on the notion of tolerance and its relationship with concepts of pluralism, multicultural citizenship, and secularism. The book will cover both conceptual and empirical questions on the basis of the original project work. It is likely that the project will produce two book manuscripts given the size of the consortium and the number of case studies conducted within the project.

D7.2

Final Report (forthcoming in June 2013)

Overview of the project aims, conceptual framework, methods and findings per country and compratively. Brief presentation of dissemination strategy and overall impact.

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