Ulrike Barten's Minorities, Minority Rights and Internal Self-Determination PDF

By Ulrike Barten

The ebook questions the vintage thought of self-determination – the appropriate to self-determination is a correct of peoples, now not of minorities – via reading the content material of the perfect to self-determination and the content material of minority rights. Self-determination has 4 dimensions: the political, the industrial, the social and the cultural dimensions. Minorities have minority rights that contact on such a lot features of existence as a member of a minority. If there's an overlap among minority rights and different dimensions of self-determination, the idea that the suitable to self-determination is just appropriate to peoples loses credibility. No international and common end is envisaged; there are regulations in position. The paintings is proscribed to the eu framework and is extra constrained to vintage minorities. The argument relies on a legitimacy and justice strategy. The research during this booklet exhibits that a few minority rights overlap with different dimensions of inner self-determination. in brief, vintage minorities in Europe have a correct to inner self-determination.

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