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The Politics of Presence

Anne Phillips

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294153
eISBN:
9780191600098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294158.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

A number of contemporary democracies have introduced measures to ensure a more equitable representation of women and/or ethnic minority citizens within elected assemblies. These measures have ... More


Multiculturalism and the Welfare State: Recognition and Redistribution in Contemporary Democracies

Keith Banting and Will Kymlicka (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199289172
eISBN:
9780191711084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289172.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

In many Western democracies, ethnic and racial minorities have demanded, and sometimes achieved, greater recognition and accommodation of their identities. This is reflected in the adoption of ... More


Burma/Myanmar: The Struggle for Democracy and Ethnic Rights *

Alan Smith

in Multiculturalism in Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199277629
eISBN:
9780191603303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277621.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Burma presents a paradigm case in which the state is faced with the demands for democratisation and demands for ethnocultural recognition and self-government. To date, the state has failed to ... More


The Impact of Active Leverage I: Making Political Systems More Competitive, 1994–8

Milada Anna Vachudova

in Europe Undivided: Democracy, Leverage, and Integration After Communism

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199241194
eISBN:
9780191602382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241198.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Once the EU developed its active leverage, noncompliance with EU membership requirements became visible and costly for governments in candidate states. This chapter illustrates the effectiveness of ... More


At the Margins of a Liberal‐Democratic State: Ethnic Minorities in Japan At the Margins of a Liberal‐Democratic State: Ethnic Minorities in Japan Lam Peng‐Er

Lam Peng-Er

in Multiculturalism in Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199277629
eISBN:
9780191603303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277621.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines why Western liberal theories of minorities rights have not been adopted in Japan. It argues that while the Japanese state is relatively liberal, Japanese society is not. ... More


Explaining Ethnic Minority Disadvantage

Anthony F. Heath and Soojin Yu

in Understanding Social Change

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263143
eISBN:
9780191734939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263143.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter offers a variety of explanations as to why ethnic minorities in Britain suffered ‘ethnic penalties’ or serious disadvantages in the labour market. These explanations focused on the lack ... More


Singing the Village: Music, Memory and Ritual among the Sibe of Xinjiang

Rachel Harris

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262979
eISBN:
9780191734717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262979.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The Sibe are an immigrant group, Qing dynasty bannermen who made a three-year ‘long march’ from Manchuria in the 18th century to serve as a border garrison in the newly conquered Western Regions of ... More


The Comparative Study of Ethnic Minority Disadvantage

ANTHONY HEATH and SIN YI CHEUNG

in Unequal Chances: Ethnic Minorities in Western Labour Markets

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263860
eISBN:
9780191734953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263860.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Ethnic minority disadvantage in the labour market has been a matter of growing concern in many developed countries in recent years. Discrimination on the basis of ascriptive factors, such as social ... More


Down and Out: The Children of Migrant Workers in the Belgian Labour Market

KAREN PHALET

in Unequal Chances: Ethnic Minorities in Western Labour Markets

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263860
eISBN:
9780191734953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263860.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Belgium has three major ethnic minorities – Italians, Moroccans, and Turks – originating from guest workers who arrived in the post-war period. These groups continue to experience significant ethnic ... More


Perspectives on a Liberal‐Pluralist Approach to Ethnic Minorities in Ukraine

Volodymyr Fesenko

in Can Liberal Pluralism be Exported?: Western Political Theory and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780199248155
eISBN:
9780191602955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924815X.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The main problem of Ukrainian ethnic policy is balancing Ukrainian majority nation-building with respect for ethnic minority rights. This explains a paradoxical, but logical mixture of liberal and ... More


Minorities: Cultural Integration, Family Planning, and Population Changes

Isabelle Attané

in Transition and Challenge: China's Population at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199299294
eISBN:
9780191715082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299294.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter focuses on demographic changes in China's major ethnic minority groups and compares them with those observed in the population of the Han. Great variations were observed in fertility, ... More


Ethnicity, Race, and Health in Multicultural Societies: Foundations for better epidemiology, public health, and health care

Raj S. Bhopal

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198568179
eISBN:
9780191724091
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568179.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Most of the industrialized world now comprises of multi-ethnic societies, with people from widely varying ancestry, cultures, languages, and beliefs. With globalization of trade, increasing ... More


Cruelty and Conflict in Multiethnic Politics

Jacob T. Levy

in The Multiculturalism of Fear

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297123
eISBN:
9780191599767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297122.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Describes four characteristic dangers arising from cultural pluralism, dangers with which a multiculturalism of fear must concern itself: forcible inclusion of an ethnic minority that wishes to ... More


Anti‐Essentialism, Multiculturalism, and the ‘Recognition’ Of Religious Groups

Tariq Modood

in Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780198297703
eISBN:
9780191602948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829770X.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Essentialist and anti‐essentialist views of multicultural society are discussed, using data from the Fourth National Survey of Ethnic Minorities in Britain, which was undertaken in 1994. One of the ... More


Language without Rights

Lionel Wee

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199737437
eISBN:
9780199827107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737437.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This volume is a book-length critique of the concept of language rights. It presents a balanced, though ultimately skeptical, evaluation of language rights. Through a sophisticated ... More


Cross‐Country Comparisons: Legislative and Executive Inclusion

Andrew Reynolds

in Electoral Systems and Democratization in Southern Africa

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295105
eISBN:
9780191600128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295103.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

A comparative analysis is given of both actual and simulated election results of the five country case studies (from Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe) presented in the book, along ... More


Unequal Chances: Ethnic Minorities in Western Labour Markets

Anthony F Heath and Sin Yi Cheung (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263860
eISBN:
9780191734953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263860.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This is a cross-national study of ethnic-minority disadvantage in the labour market. It focuses on the experiences of the second generation, that is, of the children of immigrants, in a range of ... More


Ethnicity and Religious Minority Politics in Iran

Nayereh Tohidi

in Contemporary Iran: Economy, Society, Politics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195378481
eISBN:
9780199852345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378481.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter discusses the status and rights of ethnic and religious minorities, emphasizing the perils of both secular ultra-nationalist homogenization and religious (Shi’i Islamist) segmentation in ... More


Language and Ethnic Minority Rights

Lionel Wee

in Language without Rights

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199737437
eISBN:
9780199827107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737437.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter traces three identifiably distinct groups or movements associated with the concept of language rights and reviews the differences and similarities between these groups. Despite their ... More


‘Race’, Ethnicity, and Racism in Europe

Mark Bell

in Racism and Equality in the European Union

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199297849
eISBN:
9780191711565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297849.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, EU Law

This chapter examines the meaning of the concepts of ‘race’, ethnicity, and racism in the enlarged European Union. Drawing upon sociological literature, it analyzes the meaning of these terms and ... More


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