European Yearbook of Minority Issues, Volume 13 (2014)


The European Yearbook of Minority Issues provides a critical and timely review of contemporary developments in minority-majority relations in Europe. It combines analysis, commentary and documentation in relation to conflict management, international legal developments and domestic legislation affecting minorities in Europe.
Part I contains scholarly articles and, in the 2014 volume, features a special focus section on citizenship regimes and policies of immigrants’ inclusion in sub-national territorial entities, such as Italian and Spanish regions, Scotland, the Åland Islands and Quebec.
Part II contains reports on national and international developments.

Apart from providing a unique annual overview of minority issues for both scholars and practitioners in this field, the Yearbook is an indispensable reference tool for libraries, research institutes as well as governments and international organisations.

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A. General Articles Section
The Fall of the Iron Curtain and its Significance for the Establishment of Minority Rights Regimes in Eastern Europe Alan Phillips;
Populist Policies and the Rise of Xenophobia in Europe Paul Jackson;
B. Special Focus: Regional Citizenship: A Tool for Inclusion of New Minorities in Subnational Entities?
Introduction. Regional Citizenship: A Tool for Inclusion of New Minorities in Subnational Entities? Roberta Medda-Windischer and Karl Kössler;
Regional Citizenship and the Evolution of Basque Immigration and Integration Policies Eduardo J. Ruiz-Vieytez;
The Difference That Being a Minority Territory Makes – A Comparison of the Regulation of Immigrant Citizenship in Catalonia, Andalusia, and Madrid
Dirk Gebhardt;
Structuring Regional Citizenship: Historical Continuity and Contemporary Salience Lorenzo Piccoli;
Regionalizing Dimensions of Citizenship: Accommodating Muslim Minorities in Quebec Beesan T. Sarrouh and Keith Banting;
Constitutional and Regional Understandings of Citizenship in Italy: Between Inclusion and Exclusion Laura Ronchetti;
Is There a Scottish Approach to Citizenship? Rights, Participation and Belonging in Scotland Eve Hepburn;
The Concept of the Åland Islands’ Regional Citizenship and its Impact on the Inclusion of Migrants Heidi Öst;
A. International Developments
Review of the 2014 Monitoring Process of the Council of Europe Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities Andreea Cârstocea;
Case Law of the European Court on Human Rights Concerning Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities during 2014: About Differential Margins of Appreciation and the Role of the Prohibition of Discrimination Kristin Henrard;
The Activities of the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities: January 2014 to December 2014 Iryna Ulasiuk, Laurentiu Hadirca and William Romans;
A Further Minor Step—Minority-Related (D)eve(lopme)nts within the European Institutions throughout 2014 Kinga Gál and Kata Eplényi;
B. National Developments
The Right to Restitution of Tenancy Rights in Croatia: In Search of Redress for Violations of Individual and Minority Rights of Ethnic Serbs Petar Đurić;
The Issue of Unaccompanied Foreign Minors in Spain Vicente Cabedo Mallol;
Ailsa Henderson, Charlie Jeffery and Daniel Wincott (eds.), Citizenship after the Nation State: Regionalism, Nationalism and Public Attitudes in Europe (Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2013). ISBN: 9780230296572 Johanna Mitterhofer;
Eve Hepburn and Ricard Zapata-Barrero (eds.), The Politics of Immigration in Multi-Level States, Palgrave Politics of Identity and Citizenship Series (Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2014), ISBN 9781137358523 (hardcover) Verena Wisthaler;
APPENDIX: List of International Norms
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