Essays about: "minority rights"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 103 essays containing the words minority rights.

  1. 11. Keeping the Promise of International Criminal Justice - prosecuting and adjudicating gender-based mass atrocity crimes in “non-territorial” States

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

    Author : Elin Kaikkonen; [2021]
    Keywords : International criminal law; Gender-based violence; Gender-based crimes; Crimes against humanity; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Konflikt är en grogrund för könsbaserat våld. Tidigare diskriminerande strukturer förstärks och mynnar ut i våld inom ramen för konflikten. I komplexa kontexter präglade av religiösa, etniska och/eller politiska slitningar förstärks vissa individers utsatthet. READ MORE

  2. 12. The‌ ‌Role‌ ‌of‌ ‌Public‌ ‌Libraries‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌Promotion‌ ‌of‌ ‌Sami‌ ‌Rights‌ ‌in‌ ‌Sweden‌ : A Normative Perspective

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Elin Lundin; [2021]
    Keywords : Public library; Sami minority; Sweden; minority language rights; minority culture rights;

    Abstract : According to 2§ of the Swedish Library Act, libraries shall work towards the development of a democratic society by spreading knowledge and providing people with the possibility to form their own opinions (SFS, 2013:801). It’s a natural consequence that Sweden’s national minorities are not provided with the same amount of services as the majority community, however the extent of how much space the minorities ought to be given in public libraries is a relatively unexplored research topic. READ MORE

  3. 13. A comparative analysis of the Norwegian and Swedish states Sami politics 1980-1999 : An examination of the two states view of Sami identities and how Sami politics was legitimised

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Author : Amalie Drage Habbestad; [2021]
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    Abstract : This thesis will analyse the framework of ideas that legitimised the new Sami politics from 1980-1990, and utilises a comparative analysis to explore how and why the similar states of Norway and Sweden, developed dissimilar Sami policies and had dissimilar official views of the Sami during this period. Sami policy and the states’ official view of Sami identity will be examined through three chosen themes: attitudes towards reindeer herding Sami identity, the establishment of the Sami Parliaments, and the different attitudes to the International Labour Convention no. READ MORE

  4. 14. The Framing of Ethnic Minorities : A qualitative study of the framing of indigenous peoples and afro-descendants in Colombia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emma Ekwall; [2021]
    Keywords : Social mobilisation; frames; framing; political representation; New Social Movements Model; indigenous peoples; afro-descendants; Colombia; Social mobilisering; ramar; inramning; politisk representation; ursprungsbefolkning; afro-ättlingar; Colombia;

    Abstract : In 1991, Colombia crafted a new Constitution that, after decades of ignorance, recognized the existence of ethnic minorities within the country. Special rights were given to the indigenous population while disregarding the even larger minority, afro-descendants. READ MORE

  5. 15. 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