The Rights of Minority Cultures

Paperback | September 1, 1995

EditorWill Kymlicka

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The debate over what rights should be accorded to minority cultures is one of the most hotly debated in modern liberal democracies. This volume collects together for the first time the most important contemporary articles on the subject.

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This volume collects together the most important contemporary articles on the rights of minority cultures.

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The debate over what rights should be accorded to minority cultures is one of the most hotly debated in modern liberal democracies. This volume collects together for the first time the most important contemporary articles on the subject.

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This volume collects together the most important contemporary articles on the rights of minority cultures.

Will Kymlicka is at Queen's University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.87 inPublished:September 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198781016

ISBN - 13:9780198781011

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Table of Contents

1. Will Kymlicka: IntroductionPart I Historical Background2. Vernon Van Dyke: The Individual, the State, and Ethnic Communities in Political Theory3. Ephraim Nimni: Marx, Engels, and the National QuestionPart II Cultural Membership4. Avishai Margalit and Joseph Raz: National Self-Determination5. Jeremy Waldron: Minority Cultures and Cosmopolitan AlternativePart III Forms of Cultural Pluralism6. Nathan Glazer: Individual Rights Against Group Rights7. Iris Young: Together in Difference: Transforming Logic of Group Political ConflictPart IV Individual Rights and Group Rights8. Darlene Johnston: Native Rights as Collective Rights: A Question of Group Self-Preservation9. Michael Hartney: Confusion Regarding Rights10. Chandran Kukathas: Are There Any Cultural Rights?11. Leslie Green: Internal Minorities and Their RightsPart V Minority Cultures and Democratic Theory12. Arend Lijphart: Self Determination versus Pre-Determination of Ethnic Minorities in Power-Sharing Systems13. Anne Phillips: Democracy and Difference: Some Problems for Feminist TheoryPart VI Controversies14. Bhikhu Parekh: The Rushdie Affair: Research Agenda for Political Philosophy15. James Anaya: The Capacity of International Law to Advance Ethnic or Nationality Rights Claims16. Joseph Carens: Aliens and Citizens: The Case for Open Borders17. Allen Buchanan: The Mortality of Succession

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This volume collects together the most important contemporary articles on the rights of minority cultures.

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`Will Kymlicka's editorial introduction...is a masterpiece of lucid exposition which traces a thread of connection and debate through the book. Equally important in this respect is his thoughtful organization of the book which frames the subject in a clear and logical way. As a result,students as well as academics will find this an extremely useful text...This book is most notable for clarifying without oversimplifying a complex and urgent area.'Michael O'Donnell, Theoretical Criminology, Vol.1 No.4 1997