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New Approach in Multiculturalism in the USA

By Tamara Shioshvili


The face of America has been dramatically changed in the last decades of the 20th century. In 1960s and 1970s a new generation of scholars started to destroy the myth of exceptionalism. The hostility to exceptionalism remains, while we observe a step from exceptionalism to transnationalism, which carries the multicultural impulse to an international plane. It accentuates fundamental differences between cultural groups. Transnational Approach to multiculturalism is important as well as advantageous for Georgians. Since ethnicity has become the focal point for the scholars of American Studies, we hope Georgian immigrants will well preserve their language, culture for their posterity and at the same time introduce it to Americans.multiculturalism, cosmopolitan, diversity.

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