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Minority Rights and Internal Self-Determination

  • Ulrike Barten
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Abstract

Minority rights in general and the content of self-determination have been examined and discussed. Now, it is time to take a step further and analyse if minority rights are legitimate and just and secondly whether they correspond to rights under internal self-determination.

Keywords

Political Participation Cultural Development Minority Language Explanatory Note High Commissioner 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrike Barten
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  1. 1.Department of LawUniversity of Southern DenmarkOdenseDenmark

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