Gaetano Pentassuglia, PhD, is a Reader in International Law at the University of Liverpool. A renowned scholar, he is the author of Minorities in International Law (Council of Europe Publishing, 2002) and Minority Groups and Judicial Discourse in International Law: A Comparative Perspective (Brill/Nijhoff, 2009), among several others. He has contributed widely to the field as a professor, writer, editor, and lecturer.
All students, scholars, and policy-makers concerned with ethno-cultural diversity and human rights, international law, moral, legal and political theory, as well as migration, conflict and peacebuilding studies.
Table of contents
List of Contributors
Introduction: The Unpacking of Ethno-Cultural Diversity
Part I. Ethno-Cultural Diversity and Collective Interests
1 Collective and Group-Specific: Can the Rights of Ethno-Cultural Minorities be Human Rights?
2 Why Majority Rights Matter in the Context of Ethno-Cultural Diversity: The Interlinkage of Minority Rights, Indigenous Rights, and Majority Rights
3 The Liberal Democratic Deficit in Minority Representation: The Case of Spain
Lucía Payero-López and Ephraim Nimni
Part II. Ethno-Cultural Diversity and the International Legal System
4 Do Human Rights Have Anything to Say about Group Autonomy?
5 International Law, Ethno-Cultural Diversity and Indigenous Peoples’ Rights: A Postcolonial Approach
Felipe Gómez Isa
6 Indigenous Peoples and Intergenerational Equity as an Emerging Aspect of Ethno-Cultural Diversity in International Law
Part III. Ethno-Cultural Diversity, Migration, and Intersectionality
7 Ethno-Cultural Diversity and Human Rights in an Era of Mass Migration: Human Rights Issues in the Balance between Separate Provision and Integration for Settled Immigrant Communities
8 Minorities-within-Minorities Frameworks, Intersectionality and Human Rights: Overlapping Concerns or Ships Passing in the Night?
Dolores Morondo Taramundi
Part IV. Ethno-Cultural Diversity, Conflict, and Peacebuilding
9 Ethno-Cultural Diversity and Conflict: What Contribution Can Group Rights Make?
10 The Post-Conflict Security Dilemma and the Incorporation of Ethno-Cultural Diversity