, Volume 67, Number 3

Martyn Bond
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Dr Martyn Bond is Visiting Professor of European Politics and Policy at Royal Holloway, University of London, and Fellow of the Institute for Contemporary Studies at the European Business School, Regent's College.

Muliculturalism has failed. So said Chancellor Angela Merkel in a speech in Potsdam last October. David Cameron and Nicolas Sarkozy both echoed her opinion early this year. But it is not easy to know just what they meant. The term is open to so many interpretations and used in so many different ways. Is it an ideology, a set of policies, or a social reality?

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