Publié le 01/12/2014

Jan Herman BRINKS

For several decades, there has been general consensus bridging the Dutch political class regarding the notion of a multicultural society. This consensus is now being challenged.

Opening up in its place is a clear divide opposing, on one side, the increasingly critical public opinion of Islam and its public manifestations – demonstrated by the growth of right wing populism – and on the other, the left elite which is partially united around the illusion of multiculturalism.


Article published in Politique étrangère, Vol. 79, No. 4, Winter 2014 [1]