Essays about: "minority rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 90 essays containing the words minority rights.

  1. 1. A State of One's Own? - A Legal Study of the Right to Self-Determination and Secession with Focus on the case of Québec and Canada

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

    Author : Hilda Hansson; [2020]
    Keywords : public international law; self-determination; secession; territorial integrity; human rights; democracy; sovereignty; minority rights; Quebec; Canada; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the right of a people to self-determination and the possibility of secession in a democratic context, focusing on the Québec-Canada case. To that end, it studies (1) the historic and contemporary relationship between Québec and Canada, (2) the meaning of the right to self-determination within international law, (3) possibilities for unilateral secession, and (4) secession by virtue of democracy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Political Resocialization : Immigrants from Authoritarianism and Adaptation to Democratic Political Life

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Pontus Blomkvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Political Socialization; Post Formative Years; Immigrants; Authoritarianism.;

    Abstract : To what extent do immigrants who spent their formative years under authoritarianism adapt to the socio-political environment of their new democratic host country? The purpose of this thesis is to illuminate the political socialization of immigrants and provide governments with information for evidence-based policy regarding the assimilation of these immigrants. This is achieved by statistical analysis, measuring the effects of exposure to host country and age on political interest, political participation and political values. READ MORE

  3. 3. The EU as a human rights promoter? An analysis of the representation of LGBTI rights in EU discourse

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Johan Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : European Union; LGBTI rights; discourse analysis; europeanness; minority rights; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The European Union and human rights, LGBTI rights included, are often considered to be closely interconnected. This seemingly straightforward image is, however, more complex than it might seem. LGBTI rights occupy a rather slim part of EU legislation, and Member States are not on the same page regarding the issue. READ MORE

  4. 4. Latvian Language Policy : Unifying or Polarizing? Reconstructing the Political Debate on Language Reform in the Latvian Education System

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

    Author : Samuel Holm; [2020]
    Keywords : Latvia; language policy; nationalism; imagined community; national unity;

    Abstract : Languages are not just systems for communication, they are also often a marker of ethnic and/or national identity and sometimes a politically contentious issue. A country where this is the case is Latvia, which has a large Russian-speaking population. During the Soviet occupation of Latvia, Russian became the dominant language in public life. READ MORE

  5. 5. Responsibility to Protect and International Law - The Case of the Rohingya

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

    Author : Alice Ribbenvik; [2020]
    Keywords : Public international law; responsibility to protect; Rohingya; Myanmar; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Rohingya-muslimerna i Myanmar har utsatts för diskriminering och förtryck i många decennier. Sedan 2012 har våldet i Myanmar eskalerat till vad många menar är folkmord. De påstådda brotten har fått uppmärksamhet i det internationella samfundet och särskilt inom området internationella mänskliga rättigheter. READ MORE