National Identity and Global Migration: Listening to the “Pariahs”
From: Managing Diversity
If we live in a world of the absolute Other, peopled by individuals whose histories have not been ours but with whom we must live in peace and harmony, we will have to accept each other much more at face value, without any attempt to explain things by reference to a shared history or culture.
Alastair Davidson is professor of Human Rights and Citizenship at the University of Wollongong, and was formerly Wallenberg Professor of Human Rights at Rutgers University, a fellow in the Human Rights Program of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, professor of Citizenship Studies at Swinburne University, Melbourne, professor of Politics at Monash University, Melbourne, and professor of Government at the University of Sydney. He has written fifteen books and hundreds of articles.