European Yearbook of Minority Issues, Volume 3 (2003/2004)

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 2003/4, features two special focus sections on The Impact of Islam in Europe and Economic Participation of Minorities.
Part II reviews the implementation of minority legislation and international standards at the universal and regional levels as well as new developments in relation to them and contains a list of international norms.
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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GENERAL EDITORS: Arie Bloed, Rainer Hofmann, Joseph Marko, James Mayall, John Packer, Marc Weller. MANAGING EDITORS: Emma Lantschner, Tove Malloy. ASSISTANT EDITORS: Marnie Lloydd, Gabriel N.Toggenburg.
' [T]he European Yearbook is an updated and comprehensive volume of great value for the growing number of scholars dealing with minority issues.' Natan Lerner, International Journal on Minority and Group Rights, volume 10 No. 4.
Foreword; PART I: ARTICLES A. General Articles Section: From Minority Protection to a Law of Diversity? Reflections on the Evolution of Minority Rights Francesco Palermo and Jens Woelk; Ever-Increasing Synergy towards a Stronger Level of Minority Protection between Minority-Specific and Non–Minority-Specific Instruments Kristin Henrard; The European Union and Cultural Diversity: A Missed Opportunity? Tawhida Ahmed and Tamara Hervey; Inter-American Developments on Globalization’s Refugees: New Rights for Migrant Workers and their Families Beth Lyon and Sarah Paoletti; The Challenge of Institutionalizing Ethnicity in the Western Balkans: Managing Change in Deeply Divided Societies Florian Bieber; ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ and Genocide: Similarities and Distinctions William A. Schabas; “Gospodin Max” in Moldova: A Note on the Visit of the CSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities to Gagauzia and Transdniestria in December 1994 Stefan Troebst; B. Special Focus: The Impact of Islam in Europe; Europe, Islam and Democracy – Balancing Religious and Secular Values under the European Convention on Human Rights Peter Cumper; On the Applicability of Islamic Rules in Germany and Europe Mathias Rohe; Developments in German Case Law Regarding the Freedom of Religion Frank Selbmann; Islamophobia after 9/11: International Terrorism, Sharia and Muslim Minorities in Europe – The Case of the United Kingdom Javaid Rehman; From the Elysée Salon to the Table of the Republic: State-Islam Relations and the Integration of Muslims in France Jonathan Laurence; Religion in France: A Juridical Approach Giovanni Poggeschi; C. Special Focus: Economic Participation of Minorities; Social Cohesion, Social Integration and Labour Market Exclusion Justus Veenman; The Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities and the Protection of the Economic Rights of Minorities Alan Phillips; Economic Issues and Ethnopolitical Tension: The Example of the Region of Samtskhe-Javakheti in Georgia Frank Evers; The Roma and Their Integration to the Labour Market: A Comparison between Hungary and Slovakia Orsolya Farkas; PART II: REPORTS International Developments; Review of the Monitoring Process of the Council of Europe Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities Catrin Pekari; Developments in the Field of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages: June 2003-June 2004 Antonio Bultrini; The Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights Roberta Medda-Windischer; The Protection of Minority Rights in the Works of the European Commission for Democracy through Law: July 2003 – June 2004 Dubravka Bojic Bultrini and Simona Granata-Menghini; The Activities of the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities: July 2003 – June 2004 Sally Holt; Will Further Progress be Achieved this Year? A Review of the 9th and 10th Sessions of the UN Working Group on Minorities Rianne Letschert; Minorities and Indigenous Peoples’ Protection: Practice of UN Treaty Bodies in 2003 Nathalie Prouvez; Bilateral Agreements as a Means of Solving Minority Issues: The Case of the Hungarian Status Law Bogdan Aurescu; Appendix; List of International Norms.