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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 7: 2016

Edited by: Daniel Clarry, Christopher Sargeant
Price: £90.00

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Do We Need Minority Rights?

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ISBN13: 9789041103093
ISBN: 9041103090
Published: June 1998
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers
Format: Hardback
Price: £172.00



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These essays explore some of the philosophical questions relating to protection of minorities, as well as the practical and judicial problems. The first four essays concern minority rights within liberal theory, while the last four focus on more detailed problems of minority protection.

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Contents:
Is a membership-blind model of justice false by definition?, J. Raikka; culture vultures and the re-enactment of citizenship, W. Cooper; the rationale of minority rights - wishes rather than needs?, M. Galenkamp; minority rights - a liberal contractualist case, A. Follesdal; memory, history and membership - the moral claims of marginalized groups in political representation, M. Williams; on the content of minority rights, J. Packer; environmental justice and minority ecological rights, P. Swan; how not to argue for gay rights, J.F. Corvino.