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Minority Rights with Chinese Characteristics 1

Baogang He

in Multiculturalism in Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199277629
eISBN:
9780191603303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277621.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The growing influence of liberalism in China has made it important to determine the response of traditional Chinese political thought to Western liberal ideas of multicultural citizenship, and the ... More


A Liberal Model of Minority Rights for an Illiberal Multiethnic State? The Case of the Lao PDR

Vatthana Pholsena

in Multiculturalism in Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199277629
eISBN:
9780191603303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277621.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the reasons why Kymlicka’s liberal model of minority rights is not (or not yet) applicable in Laos. Nonetheless, Kymlicka’s theories are relevant to the search for a form of ... More


Liberal and Structural Ethnic Political Accommodation in Malaysia

N. Ganesan

in Multiculturalism in Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199277629
eISBN:
9780191603303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277621.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the political evolution of Malaysia in relation to minority communities, and compares the Malaysian experience to Western liberal theories of multiculturalism. The first three ... 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


Indian Exceptionalism or Indian Model: Negotiating Cultural Diversity and Minority Rights in a Democratic Nation-State

Gurpreet Mahajan

in Multiculturalism in Asia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199277629
eISBN:
9780191603303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277621.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Indian policies that accommodated cultural, religious, and language diversities and minority rights. The Indian Constitution laid the foundations of a multicultural democracy by ... More


Colonial Policies, Middle Eastern War, and City Spaces: Marseille in 1948

Maud S. Mandel

in Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691125817
eISBN:
9781400848584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691125817.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Beginning in 1948 when war in the Middle East caused minor unrest in the city of Marseille, this chapter traces the way in which disagreements over Israel became a way to debate inequities in French ... More


Dispersal policies in the Netherlands

Martijn Arnoldus, Thea Dukes, and Sako Musterd

in Spreading the 'burden'?: A review of policies to disperse asylum seekers and refugees

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344175
eISBN:
9781447303596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344175.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explains in detail the different policies that are used by the Dutch government to spatially concentrate or disperse ethnic minorities. It pays particular attention to those policies ... More


Confucian and Marxist Theoretical Traditions of Minority Rights and Beyond

Baogang He

in Governing Taiwan and Tibet: Democratic Approaches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748699711
eISBN:
9781474416139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699711.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 7 examines the theoretical sources of current Chinese policies on minority rights. It traces a complex combination of various intellectual inheritances, combining echoes of Confucian ideas of ... More


Gaelic, the Media and Scotland

Neil Blain and David Hutchison

in The Media in Scotland

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627998
eISBN:
9780748671205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627998.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The chapter seeks to answer two questions, namely of the importance of the media to Gaelic, and the importance of Gaelic media to Scotland. The chapter begins with a broad consideration of minority ... More


Koreans in China

Ji-Yeon O. Jo

in Homing: An Affective Topography of Ethnic Korean Return Migration

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824867751
eISBN:
9780824876968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867751.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

I trace the sociopolitical history of Korean Chinese, illustrating the pathways they took to become Chinese citizens while negotiating their national minority status as ethnic Koreans. Relative to ... More


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