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Lähdesmäki, Tuuli and Albin Wagener. 2015. Discourses on governing diversity in Europe: Critical analysis of the White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue. International Journal of Intercultural Relations 44 : 13–28.
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The ‘intercultural dialogue’ idea, rhetorically operationalized as a policy in the 2008 EU White Paper, covers power hierarchies and underscores European social cohesion. Its policy discourse does not admit historical, religious, societal, cultural, or linguistic differences between European societies, but provides integrated – and greatly Western European – opinions on diversity management.