Why Majority Rights Matter in the Context of Ethno-Cultural Diversity: The Interlinkage of Minority Rights, Indigenous Rights, and Majority Rights

@inproceedings{Newman2017WhyMR,
  title={Why Majority Rights Matter in the Context of Ethno-Cultural Diversity: The Interlinkage of Minority Rights, Indigenous Rights, and Majority Rights},
  author={Dwight G. Newman},
  year={2017}
}
Discussions of minority rights and indigenous rights often proceed as if all pertinent rights were determined on the basis of ethno-cultural minority status or indigenous status, rather than based on a broader theory of collective interests. A focus on marginalized identities is particularly apparent in the discourses of recognition and of multiculturalism2—even where these discourses sometimes contain competing elements.3 A focus on rights arising from a marginalized minority status is even… CONTINUE READING