Co-nation Rights and the Concept of ‘Collective Rights’: Human Rights, or Institutional Rights?
This chapter argues that national minority rights may be political cluster rights backed up by political institutions. It examines the prevailing use of collective rights in public international human rights law and the tensions that it encounters in this structure of law. The chapter explains why co-nation rights are technically institutional rights rather than human rights and suggests that the individualism–collectivism dichotomy has a central place in our search for the understanding of collective rights.
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