Essays about: "linguistic human rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words linguistic human rights.

  1. 1. The influence of the ideological significance of the concept of "language" in inclusion policies for asylum seekers and refugees : A bottom-up approach

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Statsvetenskap

    Author : Roberta Di Paolo; [2022]
    Keywords : Inclusion policies; language ideologies; refugees;

    Abstract : This dissertation investigates how the vision of the linguistic reality influences asylum seekers and refugees inclusion policies with attention on attitudes, prejudices and phenomena of "banal nationalism" and "banal colonialism" related to languages. By focusing on micro- level actors, i.e. READ MORE

  2. 2. Language as a Ground of Discrimination: Example Swedish Finns A Critical Discourse Analysis of Swedish Minority Politics

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Kia Salmela; [2022]
    Keywords : language; language as a ground of discrimination; power relations; Critical Discourse Analysis; linguicism; linguistic human rights; human rights; national minority; Swedish Finns; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Language is a protected ground for discrimination internationally, but not in Sweden, although minority politics recognize language as a human right. This thesis focuses on Swedish Finns, one of Sweden's national minorities. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Right to Have Rights in the Mekong - How Hannah Arendt and the Khmer Krom Illustrate the Failures of the International Rights Regime

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Hugo Lundberg; [2018]
    Keywords : Hannah Arendt; Khmer Krom; Mekong; Vietnam; Right to have rights; human rights; indigenous rights; UNDRIP; TWAIL; international law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The Khmer Krom are an indigenous people living in the Mekong delta with a complex historical relation to the majority population. Vietnamese legal climate and treatment of minorities has been shaped by this complex history. READ MORE

  4. 4. Protection of Individual Minority Rights in the UN Global Sustainable Development Goals

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Annastiina Ali-Lekkala; [2015]
    Keywords : International Human Rights Law; Minority Rights; MDGs; SDGs; Human Rights-Based Approach to Development; HRBAD; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Minorities falling under the Article 27 of the International Covenant on Civil, Cultural and Political rights, that is, individuals belonging to national, ethnic, religious or linguistic minorities possess characteristics that form part of their identity and differ from the characteristics possessed by the majority population of the state. Because of these particularities, minorities can be often considered to be directly or indirectly discriminated against and to stand in unequal position in relation to majority groups in what comes to a distribution of benefits in the society. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Working Group on Minorities: In Memoriam

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Hari Singh; [2007]
    Keywords : International Human Rights Law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : As the overall United Nations (UN) machinery embarks on its continuous road of reformation, more particularly as it relates to reforming its Human Rights System, this Thesis sets out to critically examine the effect of this process on one aspect of the latter System: international minority rights. And even more specifically in this regard, the primary focus is on the now-abolished (or as some say ''replaced'') Working Group on Minorities (WGM). READ MORE