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Minority rights protection in international law [electronic resource] : the Roma of Europe / Helen O'Nions.

By: O'Nions, Helen, 1971-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Research in migration and ethnic relations series: Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2007Description: 1 online resource (331 p.).ISBN: 9780754686446 (electronic bk.); 0754686442 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Romanies -- Civil rights -- Europe, Eastern | Romanies -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Europe, Eastern | Romanies -- Civil rights -- European Union countries | Romanies -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- European Union countries | Europe, Eastern -- Ethnic relations | European Union countries -- Ethnic relations | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies | V�olkerrecht | Minderheitenrecht | Roma <Volk> | EuropaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Minority rights protection in international law.DDC classification: 323.1191/49704 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The treatment of Roma in Europe : a 'litmus test for civil society' -- The protection of groups in international human rights discourse -- The protection of minorities through individual rights -- Citizenship in the Czech republic -- The education of Roma and traveller children : the development of an intercultural pedagogy -- The protection of minorities in international human rights law -- Extending collective rights : the Roma Nation, self-determination and minority autonomy -- Conclusion : a complimentary approach to human rights for minorities.
Summary: Despite forming Europe's largest non-territorial minority, the Roma continue to experience routine discrimination and marginalization. This book examines the theoretical debate concerning the most appropriate way of protecting the Roma's fundamental human rights, which also illuminates ways in which the rights of other minority groups can be protected.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-326) and index.

The treatment of Roma in Europe : a 'litmus test for civil society' -- The protection of groups in international human rights discourse -- The protection of minorities through individual rights -- Citizenship in the Czech republic -- The education of Roma and traveller children : the development of an intercultural pedagogy -- The protection of minorities in international human rights law -- Extending collective rights : the Roma Nation, self-determination and minority autonomy -- Conclusion : a complimentary approach to human rights for minorities.

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Despite forming Europe's largest non-territorial minority, the Roma continue to experience routine discrimination and marginalization. This book examines the theoretical debate concerning the most appropriate way of protecting the Roma's fundamental human rights, which also illuminates ways in which the rights of other minority groups can be protected.

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