Journal on Ethnopolitics and Minority Issues in Europe : JEMIE

The journal is a multi-disciplinary journal which addresses minority issues across a broad range of studies, such as ethnopolitics, democratization, conflict management, good governance, participation, minority issues and minority rights. It is devoted to comparative analyses of current developments in minority-majority relations in the wider Europe.

Articles from No. 2, 2009

Human Rights, Anthropology and Securitization: Reclaiming Culture
I. IntroductionIn Raymond Williams's renowned adage, culture is "one of the two or three most complicated words in the English language".1 Within a legal setting,2 the rhetoric on culture goes beyond a purely abstract significance to potentially having...
Minority Participation in Public Life: The Case of Greece
AbstractThis article examines Greece's stance towards minorities in the light of the recent UN Report of the Independent Expert on Minority Issues regarding her mission to Greece. The epicentre of the paper is the jurisprudence of the European Court...
"Root Causes": The Inversion of Causes and Consequences in Civil War
IntroductionIt appears as something of a paradox in the social sciences of culture, such as anthropology which is the discipline I represent in these pages, when scholars refuse vehemently to consider the role of culture in causing and sustaining organised,...
Towards 'Consociationalism Light'? the EU's, the Council of Europe's and the High Commissioner on National Minorities' Policies regarding the Hungarian Minorities in Romania and Slovakia
AbstractThis paper concerns how three organisations, namely the Council of Europe, the European Union and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) including its High Commissioner on National Minorities, have addressed the issue...
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