Democracy, Minorities and International Law (Cambridge by Steven Wheatley

By Steven Wheatley

This paintings explores the contribution that overseas legislations may well make to the solution of tradition conflicts - political disputes among the contributors of alternative ethno-cultural teams - in democratic States. overseas legislation recognises that folks belonging to minorities have the precise to get pleasure from their very own tradition and peoples have definitely the right to self-determination with out detailing how those rules are to be implement. The emergence of democracy as a felony legal responsibility of States allows the overseas neighborhood to quandary itself with either the process and substance of 'democratic' judgements referring to ethno-cultural teams. Democracy isn't really to be understood easily as majority rule. Cultural conflicts in democratic States needs to be resolved in a fashion that's both applicable or defensible and defeasible to all electorate, together with individuals belonging to ethno-cultural minorities. Democracy, Minorities and foreign legislations examines the results of this recognition.

Show description

Read or Download Democracy, Minorities and International Law (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law) PDF

Similar international law books

United States & The Politicizati

Released in 1991, United States & The Politicizati is a beneficial contribution to the sector of overseas Politics.

Australasia and Pacific Ombudsman Institutions: Mandates, Competences and Good Practice

Commissioned by means of the overseas Ombudsman Institute (IOI), the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights (BIM) in Vienna carried out a comparative analytical learn on Ombudsman associations within the Australasia and Pacific quarter among January 2011 and April 2012. partially 1, this booklet presents an analytical comparability of the general public area Ombudsman associations in Australia (the Commonwealth Ombudsman and the state/territory Ombudsmen of all Australian states in addition to of the Northern Territory and the ACT), the cook dinner Islands, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Taiwan, Tonga and Vanuatu.

Collective Security: Theory, Law and Practice

This research of collective safety covers its institutional, operational and felony parameters besides the United countries procedure, featuring it as an international public order establishment for retaining peace. The authors examine its constitutional premises as they're formed via the forces of legislations and politics.

The Fate of Young Democracies

The hot backlash opposed to democracy in such nations as Bolivia, Venezuela, Russia, and Georgia poses renewed issues in regards to the viability of this regime style within the constructing international. Drawing on a special info set of each democratization episode in view that 1960, this e-book explores the underlying purposes for backsliding and reversal within the world's fledgling democracies and provides a few proposals with recognize to what the overseas neighborhood may do to aid those states remain heading in the right direction towards political balance.

Additional info for Democracy, Minorities and International Law (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.50 of 5 – based on 28 votes

admin