GENERAL EDITORS: Athanasia Spiliopoulou Åkermark; Arie Bloed; Rainer Hofmann; Joseph Marko; James Mayall; John Packer; Marc Weller.
MANAGING EDITORS: Emma Lantschner; Katherine Nobbs.
ASSISTANT EDITORS: Alice Engl; Roberta Medda-Windischer.
Table of contents
Foreword; PART I: ARTICLES 1
A. General Articles Section: Shifts in the Multiple Justifi cations of Minority Protection Sia Spiliopoulou Åkermark; Dismantling Segregating Education and the European Court of Human Rights. D.H. and Others vs. Czech Republic: Towards an Inclusive Education? Roberta Medda-Windischer; Minority Indicators: A New Era for the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities Tove H. Malloy; Lawmaking in Traditional Romani Communities and International Human Rights Law and Norms: Case Study of the Real and Potential Role of the Romani Kris Claude Cahn; Post-Confl ict Developments and Decentralization in Macedonia Ivana Tomovska; Electoral Rules and the Representation of Ethnic Minorities in Post- Communist Democracies Daniel Bochsler; The Conflicting Path of Ethnic Diversity: Protesting Minorities in Europe Victor Cebotari; B Special Focus: Minority Rights and Conflict Minority Rights and Conflict: From Managing Conflict to Managing Diversity Tove H. Malloy; The Cooperation of International Organizations in the Ethnic Conflicts in the Former Yugoslavia
Ugo Caruso; EU Conditionality and the Protection of Minorities in the Post- Communist Region Claire Gordon; ENP: An Adequate Instrument for Democratization and Conflict Management in the Caucasus? Benedikt Harzl; Rethinking Ethnicity, Religion, and Politics: The Case of Bosnia and Herzegovina Dino Abazović; My Truth, Your Truth—Our Truth? The Role of History Teaching and Truth Commissions for Reconciliation in Former Yugoslavia Edith Marko-Stöckl; Human and Minority Rights, Reconstruction and Reconciliation in the Process of State- and Nation-Building in the Western Balkans at the End of the Twentieth Century and in the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century (Some findings of the MIRICO Project) Mitja Žagar; C Special Focus: Participation: The Dual Meaning of Participation: The Advisory Committee’s Commentary to Article 15 of the FCNM Francesco Palermo; Minority Consultative Mechanisms: Towards Best Practices Marc Weller;
Representation and Identity: Th e Right of Persons Belonging to Minorities to Eff ective Participation in Public Affairs
Annelies Verstichel; Accountability within Minority Political Participation Oleh Protsyk; PART II: REPORTS
A International Developments:Review of the Monitoring Process of the Council of Europe Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities Françoise Kempf; Developments in the Field of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages Vesna Crnić-Grotić; Recent Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights Concerning the Protection of Minorities Leto Cariolou; Minority Rights Questions Addressed by the Venice Commission in 2008 Pierre Garrone and Simona Granata Menghini; The Activities of the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities: January 2008 to December 2008 Krzysztof Drzewicki and Vincent de Graaf; National Minorities in Interstate Relations: Turning Menace into Promise Natalie Sabanadze;
Exploring the Fundament of a New Agent in the Field of Rights Protection: The F(undamental) R(ights) A(gency) in Vienna Gabriel N. Toggenburg; Promotion and Protection of Minority Rights by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Independent Expert on Minority Issues Ilona Klímová-Alexander;
Minority and Indigenous Rights in UN Treaty Bodies Practice (2005–2009): Multicultural Challenges Alexandra Xanthaki; B National Developments Association with International Personality: Nagorno-Karabakh in Azerbaijan
Tim Potier; Implementation of the Decentralization Process in Kosovo: Challenges and Perspectives Adrian Zeqiri, Virginia Stephens and Mi Zhou; Restrictive Legislation towards Numerically Small Religions in Slovakia: the Case of the Muslim Community Gabriel Pirický; Participation of National Minorities in Decision Making in Slovakia Kálmán Petőcz; The Reform of the Electoral System in Romania and the Representation of National Minorities in Parliament Monica Căluşer; C Book Reviews: John Wrench, Diversity Management and Discrimination. Immigrants and Ethnic Minorities in the EU (Ashgate Publishing, 2007), isbn 978-0754648901 (hardback) Tim Dertwinkel; Settling Self-Determination Disputes. Complex Power-Sharing in Theory and Practice, Edited by Marc Weller and Barbara Metzger Christine Janssens and Karen Van Laethem; Peter A. Kraus, A Union of Diversity: Language, Identity and Polity Building in Europe (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2008), isbn 978-0-52185939-4 (hardback), isbn 978-0-521-67672-4 (paperback)Thomas Benedikter; Appendix: List of International Norms.