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National Minority Rights in Europe

Tove H. Malloy

Abstract

Separatism is a highly topical and controversial legal and political issue. This book reviews the European inter-governmental approach in international law and politics through analysis of issues related to the moral recognition and ethical acceptance of national minorities. Examining issues of sub-state nationalisms, group recognition, identity, and political participation, it reveals assumptions in international law and politics about state sovereignty, collective rights, loyalty, and political inclusion. Employing both theoretical analysis and practical examples, the book provides a new fra ... More

Keywords: separatism, inter-governmental approach, national minorities, nationalism, multiculturalism, politics of identity, individualism-collectivism, universalism-particularism, minority rights

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780199274437
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274437.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tove H. Malloy, author
Senior Research Associate and Head of EU Department, ECMI and Head of EU Department, permanent member of the Danish Foreign Service, from which she is currently on leave