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American Popular Culture, #104: Minority Rights: A Comparative Analysis

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The unprecedented mass movement of populations since World War II has increased tensions among groups of people by breaking down the homogeneity of older countries and increasing the fragility of newly independent states encompassing several minorities within their borders. These changes, according to author Jay Sigler, dictate the necessity of clarifying human and minority rights. He highlights the main points of minority rights, traces their history, and demonstrates their distinctly modern features. Sigler considers the theoretical implications of minority versus individual and collective rights and examines the efforts in this area made by the United States, India, the United Kingdom, Belgium, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Finally, he proposes his own provisional theory of minority rights.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780313234002
Author:
Sigler, Jay A.
Publisher:
Greenwood Press
Author:
Sigler, Jay
Location:
Westport, Conn. :
Subject:
Civil Rights
Subject:
Minorities
Subject:
Legal status, laws, etc.
Subject:
Constitutional
Subject:
Minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights
Subject:
Law | Constitutional Law
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 215-237.
Series:
Contributions in Political Science
Series Volume:
no. 104
Publication Date:
19831231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
245
Dimensions:
60 in.

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