Multiculturalism is very difficult how should describe. However, the meaning of multiculturalism is the national cohabitation of difference cultures such as ethnic, religious, language, customs and tradition which might have variations and dissimilarities in traditional actions, cultural assumptions and morals, impression of philosophy and association types (Chu,M ,2015). Multicultural has to be divided into two types of multicultural an observable fact is typical of countries which empirical multicultural societies and normative multicultural societies. In recent year, the world is becoming a global village society because of people migrate for many different reasons such as economic, social, political and environmental. Normative multicultural societies have been built on migration because of economic and colonial such as California, America, Portugal, France.
Some countries multicultural has been formed by its many thousand year ago history, unique geography and diverse demography which is the adoptment of projection based on evidence such as Myanmar, China and India which is called empirical multicultural societies.Some people believe that multicultural is more popular after finished the world War (II) because of legacy which taking about boundary in colonialism. However, multicultural society is an inimitably phenomenon started in 5th century BC. In current century, many different cultures and leads on to split the society.
Therefore, a multicultural society is outdated. This essay will discuss whether multiculturalism is a phenomenon with a long history which can be approved to Myanmar ancient multicultural. It will start by outlining the colonial and economic multicultural become start after World war (II) such as Canadian, American and United State. Next, it will demonstrate some the history of American multiculturalism.
Finally, this essay will argue that multicultural societies are not a popular situation in the recent century due to its ancient multi-language, multi-religion and multi-ethnic in Myanmar.Multicultural societies have started with the huge immigration waves after the Second World War, when several began to emigrate to western countries. Canada’s history of settlement and colonization has resulted in a multicultural society made up of three founding peoples-Aboriginal, French, and British and of many other racial and ethnic groups (Dewing, 2009).
Therefore, Canada multicultural can be able to call colonial multiculturalism which the situation of first nations in Canada. Colonial Multiculturalism also evolves from imperial situations, but from situations where the hierarchical difference between the cultures in present were judged important especially from situations where there were great differences of political power between the groups. Analysts generally agree that federal multiculturalism policy has evolved through three developmental phases: the incipient stage (pre-1971;) the formative period (1971-1081), and institutionalization (1982 to the present) (ibid). Canadian’s policies on multiculturalism have had mainly positive effects on Canadian society.
As a result of this, the Canadian’s Multicultural Policy has a number of disadvantage on the Multiculturalism. Moreover, many differences in religious beliefs and practices, ethnic rituals, or certain ways of life that may cause a rift between two or more groups which leads on to split the society.