Group Rights as Human Rights A Liberal Approach to Multiculturalism

Liberal theories have long insisted that cultural diversity in democratic societies can be accommodated through classical liberal tools, in particular through individual rights, and they have often rejected the claims of cultural minorities for group rights as illiberal. Group Rights as Human Rights...

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Main Author: Torbisco Casals, Neus
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2006, 2006
Edition:1st ed. 2006
Series:Law and Philosophy Library
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Contested Concepts
  • Towards an Alternative Notion of Group Rights
  • Understanding Multiculturalism: Which Groups Qualify
  • Tolerance, Neutrality and Group Rights
  • On the Relevance of Cultural Belonging: Group Rights as Instrumental Rights and as Fundamental Rights
  • Multiculturalism, Ethnic Minorities and the Limits of Cultural Diversity