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The Rights of minority cultures

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minorities -- Civil rights.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-382) and index.

    Statementedited by Will Kymlicka.
    ContributionsKymlicka, Will.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3242.Z9 R53 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 387 p. ;
    Number of Pages387
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL934343M
    ISBN 100198781008, 0198781016
    LC Control Number95235543

    2 Because societal cultures play so pervasive and fundamental a role in the lives of members, and because such cultures are threatened with extinction, minority cultures should be protected by special rights: That, in essence, is the case for group rights. The experience of many states demonstrates that respect for minority rights reinforces the stability of the state and weakens the appeal for secession. One such example is the constitutional change made in Spain following the death of Franco in and the transition to democracy.

    In order to gain access to the EU, nations must be seen to implement formal instruments that protect the rights of minorities. This book examines the ways in which these tools have worked in a number of post-communist states, and explores the interaction of domestic and international structures that determine the application of these policies. This chapter examines several ways in which racism is denied and describes the implications. It explores the implications of acknowledging the presence of racism, the dangers of an acceptance of racism, and the usefulness of legal approaches to racial discrimination. It also suggests improvements in the methods used at the international level to combat racial discrimination.

    Susan Okin writes that multiculturalism and feminism are in “tension,” and sometimes even in opposition to each other. She argues that defenders of “cultural” or “group rights” for minority cultures have failed to notice that there are considerable differences of power within those cultures, and that those differences are gendered, with men having power over women. This chapter examines and critiques the human rights project through the existing literature, as it specifically focuses on women’s rights and minority and indigenous peoples’ rights, theories, and.


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The Rights of minority cultures Download PDF EPUB FB2

"This book provides an excellent collection of articles focusing on the most important issues confronting multi-ethnic and multi-national societies today provides a brilliant examination of the diverse issues involving ethnocultural and multicultural groups in our Western democracies."--Cited by: This volume collects together the most important contemporary articles on the rights of minority cultures.

While drawing on particular case studies, the articles focus on the more general theoretical and normative issues raised by the accommodation of cultural differences/5(19).

The book explores the nature The Rights of minority cultures book value of cultural membership, models of cultural pluralism, individual and group rights, minority representation, immigration, and secession.

A new and substantial essay by Will Kymlicka outlines the major issues and perspectives raised in the articles, and places them in the context of contemporary debates in.

Compiled by the leading political philosopher of his generation, Will Kymlicka's Rights of Minority Cultures will be of great interest to scholars of political theory, political philosophy, policy studies, ethnic studies, and law.

The Rights of Minority Cultures Edited by Will Kymlicka This volume collects together the most important contemporary articles on the rights of minority cultures.

While drawing on particular case studies, the articles focus on the more general theoretical and normative issues raised by the accommodation of cultural differences. This text collects together the most important contemporary articles on the rights of minority cultures.

While drawing on particular case studies, the articles focus on the more general theoretical and normative issues raised by the accommodation of cultural differences/5(19).

This text collects together the most important contemporary articles on the rights of minority cultures. While drawing on particular case studies, the articles focus on the more general theoretical and normative issues raised by the accommodation of cultural differences.2/5(1).

Minority Rights and the New International Politics of Diversity. Will Kymlicka - - Social Philosophy Today The Good, the Bad, and the Intolerable: Minority Group Rights. This book presents a new conception of the rights and status of minority cultures. It argues that certain sorts of rights for minority cultures are consistent with liberal democratic principles, and that standard liberal objections to recognizing such rights on the grounds of individual freedom, social justice, and national unity can be answered.

offers information related to norms and mechanisms developed to protect the rights of persons belonging to national, ethnic, religious or linguistic minorities. It includes detailed information about procedures and forums in which minority issues may be raised within the.

This text collects together the most important contemporary articles on the rights of minority cultures. While drawing on particular case studies, the articles focus on the more general theoretical and normative issues raised by the accommodation of cultural differences.

Editorial team. General Editors: David Bourget (Western Ontario) David Chalmers (ANU, NYU) Area Editors: David Bourget Gwen Bradford. The increasingly multicultural fabric of modern societies has given rise to many new issues and conflicts, as ethnic and national minorities demand recognition and support for their cultural.

Introduction to Kymlicka, Multicultural Citizenship In the Winter, semester, the first section of Sociology will be based on the book, Will Kymlicka, Multicultural Citizenship: A Liberal Theory of Minority Rights (Clarendon Press, Oxford, ). Kymlicka in Multicultural Citizenship focuses on both theory and on a contemporary problem - that of multiculturalism and group rights.

Minority rights in general often pose a difficult political choice within a democracy: assimilation versus separation. While assimilation of a minority into the broader society offers a minority greater opportunities and political influence, it does so often at the expense of minority cultures.

Minority rights are the normal individual rights as applied to members of racial, ethnic, class, religious, linguistic or gender and sexual minorities; and also the collective rights accorded to minority groups. Minority rights may also apply simply to individual rights of anyone who is not part of a particular majority.

Civil rights movements often seek to ensure that individual rights are. Book review The Rights od Minority Cultures (Editor: Will Kymlicka, Oxford University Press, Oxford, ) Tarik Kulenovi} Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia Liberal thinkers discuss about the role of public edu-cation in promotion of personal freedoms.

However, the question is in what language the public education should. Talking Politics `The Rights of Minority Cultures presents sixteen essays representative of the debate, with an introduction and a very useful guide to further reading by Kymlicka.

It is the first such reader of the new debate to become available and will be an essential resource for those new to the topics2/5(1).

Some minority cultures hold more collectivistic views, although this is not true for all. The welfare of the community is more important than the welfare of the individual, and in fact, the two may be viewed as inseparable. Many minority cultures view family roles and.

John D. Skrentny's The Minority Rights Revolution is probably the last, best academic history of the development of affirmative action in the United States. Overall, it is not an easy read or a beautifully crafted one, as he must describe laws, bureaucracies, rulings and regulations, court interpretations – not exactly the venues of s: 1.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.stands culture to be a sphere falling outside the jurisdiction of the law.

I will suggest two possible strategies for opening up promising yet liberal options for minority rights. I will sketch out the first strategy by following Samuel Black’s case (, –67) against Rawls’ censure of the public subsidizing of cultural institutions.Definitions Sociological.

Louis Wirth defined a minority group as "a group of people who, because of their physical or cultural characteristics, are singled out from the others in the society in which they live for differential and unequal treatment, and who therefore regard themselves as objects of collective discrimination".

The definition includes both objective and subjective criteria.