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Political participation of ethnic minorities in Europe

Political participation of ethnic minorities in Europe

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Published by Commission for Racial Equality in London .
Written in English


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Special issue.

Statement[guest editors: Alec Hargreaves and Catherine Wihtol de Wenden] .
SeriesNew community -- vol.20 no.1
ContributionsHargreaves, Alec G., Wihtol de Wenden, Catherine., Great Britain. Commission for Racial Equality.
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Open LibraryOL21713760M

Ethnic Politics in Europe: The Power of Norms and Incentives. In this Book. Additional Information. explains when and how European institutions successfully used norms and incentives to shape domestic policy toward ethnic minorities and why those measures sometimes failed. As one of the first systematic analyses of political rather than Cited by:   The concept of effective participation in public life should be viewed in two complementary modes: first, as the participation of ethnic minorities in conventional forms of political activity; and second, as the everyday direct participation and inclusion of individual members of minorities in the economic activity and social service provisions.   A study from Harvard, Brown and the University of Missouri-Kansas City, “The Impact of Race and Ethnicity, Immigration and Political Context on Participation in American Electoral Politics,” analyzes national survey data between and to understand how various factors correlate with political participation rates among minorities. This book examines the effect of migrants' individual attributes and resources, their social capital and the political opportunities on their political integration. Keywords capital children democracy desegregation Institution Integration migration Nation organization participation political participation religion social capital Transnational work.

The book analyzes key political experiences and debates salient for the European Union, as well as implications for other ethnic minorities in Europe. It also offers new perspectives on core issues and paradoxes surrounding Romani political participation and mobilisation at the EU, national, and local levels, including case studies from both.


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The political participation of ethnic minorities is characterized by “low rates of registration and voting, distrust towards middle and higher levels of representation and difficult coordination, if any, between local and national levels of representation.” (Marques and Santos,pg.

) Inspired by this problem, UNESCO initiated the. Political Participation of Minorities by Marc Weller,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Taking as its starting point the two most important standard-setting documents in the field - the Lund Recommendations on the Effective Participation of National Minorities in Public Life, developed by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and the Council of Europe's Thematic Commentary on the Issue of Political Participation Cited by: 8.

According to Crowley (), political participation of ethnic minorities can also reflect their identity processes. Electoral geography literature pays increasing attention to the effects of.

The inadequate political integration of minorities can potentially lead to social division, parallel societies, mutual distrust and conflict. In Denmark, the level of political participation and integration of Muslim minorities has been an issue of public debate for at least the last decade.

"The volume is a welcome and necessary addition to existing research. I highly recommend the book to anyone interested in migration and ethnic relations, or in why people participate politically.

It is an interesting read for political scientists and sociologists alike." - Journal of Ethnic and Migration StudiesFormat: Hardcover.

"The volume is a welcome and necessary addition to existing Political participation of ethnic minorities in Europe book. I highly recommend the book to anyone interested in migration and ethnic relations, or in why people participate politically. It is an interesting read for political scientists and sociologists alike." - Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.

This Commentary provides the Political participation of ethnic minorities in Europe book with a review of international standards and practice relating to the political participation of minorities. Political participation has been increasingly recognized as a foundational issue in the debate about minority rights.

Ethnic Minorities and Political Participation: A Comparative Study of Post-Yugoslav Countries Article (PDF Available) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Minorities, political participation, and democratic governance under the European Convention on Human Rights / Steven Wheatley The Council of Europe Framework Convention on the Protection of National Minorities and the Advisory Committee's thematic commentary on effective participation / Joseph Marko.

Muslim Political Participation In Europe available for download and read online in other formats. much of the existing work was couched within the broader areas of the participation of ethnic minorities or the impact of race on electoral politics.

this book will be of interest to students and scholars of political participation and. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary This Commentary provides the reader with a review of international standards and practice relating to the political participation of minorities. Political participation has been increasingly recognized as a foundational issue in the debate about minority rights.

A guide to minorities And politicAl pArticipAtion in south-eAst europe 9 Executive summary Political participation and representation of minorities is an important aspect of a democratic society, ensuring that the interests of the minorities are recognized and realized in the best way possible, in a friendlyFile Size: 1MB.

Ethnic diversity, political exclusion, and armed conflict: a quantitative analysis of a global dataset / Andreas Wimmer, Lars-Erik Cederman, and Brian Min --Ethnic domination in democracies / John McGarry --Understanding minority participation and representation and the issue of citizenship / Annelies Verstichel --The principles of non.

Minority Governance in and beyond Europe offers a review of contemporary developments in minority relations. The publication addresses normative and institutional developments in a pan-European context. It tackles the theoretical and practical implications of power-sharing; the dichotomy of ‘old’ and ‘new’ minorities; human rights violations; public institutions for minority Cited by: 8.

Ethnic parties may take different ideological positions. For instance, the parties competing for Jewish votes in interwar Poland and Lithuania had a range of different political views.

There were Zionist parties (themselves divided into Revisionist, General, Religious or Labour parties), there was Agudat Israel (an Orthodox religious party), the Bund (Marxist) and the Folkspartei (liberal).

This is a list of regional and minority parties in Europe. Most of them are regionalist, some are autonomist or separatist, others represent minority interests. To be included in the list, parties need to gain at least % at the country-level or % in regional entities with at leastinhabitants or % in those with at leastinhabitants.

Voices in Opposition: Political Participation of Xenophobes and the Ethnically Discriminated in Europe. October 4, ~ jdubrow that is, either for ethnic minorities, or for persons with anti-immigrant attitudes. Moreover, far more.

political participation of migrants and ethnic minorities in ELAINE cities. The preparatory document "Political Participation of Migrants and Ethnic Minorities" for the ELAINE workshop in Stuttgart ( November ) only gives a brief overview of the different forms of consultative participation in European local authorities.

ThisFile Size: KB. EDUCATION AND POLITICAL PARTICIPATION OF MIGRANTS AND ETHNIC MINORITIES IN THE EU AN OVERVIEW OF THE LITERATURE CEPS SPECIAL REPORT / SEPTEMBER ANAÏS FAURE ATGER Abstract According to the literature covering the impact of educational inclusion or exclusion of immigrants and ethnic minorities on their political participation, it appears that most authors.

Book Description: In its appropriation of migration theories and various empirical tools, this book examines why settler and multicultural countries such as Australia, the United States, and Canada differ in the political participation and representation of immigrants and ethnic minorities.

Europe’s Roma (Gypsies) were much in the news in Claims of discrimination and racism—including appeals to the U.K.

Human Rights Act of —filled the British press. In May Germany returned to their native Kosovo 60 of the estima Roma who had enjoyed a temporary protected status since the outbreak of the Kosovo conflict in In the Czech Republic the government.

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This book looks at the processes and realities of Muslim participation in local and national politics in a range of Eastern and Western European countries: voting patterns in local and national assemblies, membership of elected councils and national parliaments, and the tensions between ethnic, political and religious identities.

Political Participation and Ethnic Minorities: Chinese Overseas in Malaysia, Indonesia, and the United States Amy L. Freedman From New York City's Chinatown to urban Indonesia, there are fifty-five million ethnic Chinese living outside of China.

Social Capital, Political Participation and Migration in Europe Morales, L. (Ed), Giugni, M. (Ed) () How can European societies more effectively promote the active engagement of immigrants and their children in the political and civic life of the countries where they live.

t individuals, this book shows how migrants' individual attributes and resources, their social capital, and the political opportunities provided by political institutions and public discourses shape their political integration. Social Capital, Political Participation and Migration in Europe shows that migrants resources – such.

on thePolitical Participation of Immigrants through Consultative Bodies. Even though it dealt with a variety of forms of immigrant political and social participation (including citizenship and voting rights), its main focus was on "Political and Social Participation of Immigrants through Consultative Bodies".

Book Description. Based upon a three-year multi-disciplinary international research project, Political and Civic Participation examines the interplay of factors affecting civic and political engagement and participation across different generations, nations and ethnic groups, and the shifting variety of forms that participation can take.

The book draws upon an extensive body of data to answer. In the United States, active church membership among ethnic and racial minorities has been linked to higher political participation. In Europe, the influence of religious attendance on political mobilisation of ethnic minorities has so far been little explored, despite the heated public debate about the public role of religion and particularly by: The Political Integration of Ethnic Minorities in Britain excellently fills that partial lacuna.

Based very largely on data from a sample of 2, individuals who self-identified as members of one of the officially-defined minorities (the EMBES survey), and who were questioned in alongside the regular British Election Study (BES) face-to. Lyons, E.

() Political Trust and Participation amongst Young People from Ethnic Minorities in the NIS and EU countries: A Social Psychological Investigation. INTAS International Association for the Promotion of Cooperation with Scientists from the Independent States of the Former Soviet : Dimitra Pachi, Theopisti Chrysanthaki, Martyn Barrett.

Western countries are facing unprecedented demographic and socio-political challenges due to increased international migration and shrinking majority populations.

One such challenge is how different ethnic groups respond to each other’s political participation – something that is crucial for the development of equal, just and peaceful Author: P.

Hindriks. participation among British ethnic minorities. The chosen indicators of assimilation and group consciousness include: (1) measures of attachment to national and ethnic community, (2) perceptions of ethnic grievances, and (3) embeddedness in national versus ethnic civic community.

‘Unequal Political Participation Worldwide is a book that I would love to have written. We take it as a fact that turnout is lower among the less educated. Gallego establishes that the relationship varies a lot among countries.

She meticulously shows why. It all depends on institutional features that increase or decrease the costs of voting. Race, Ethnicity, and the Participation Gap begins with the argument that political institutions in settler and culturally diverse societies such as Australia, the United States, and Canada should mirror their culturally diverse populations.

Compared to the United States and Canada, however, Australia has very low rates of immigrant and ethnic minority political representation in the. Further, ethnic minorities in this region – particularly the Roma – suffer considerable de facto discrimination even in the absence of de jure discrimination.

To combat these real and perceived threats, ethnic minorities across Europe have sought to engage the political system of their state and influence government : Dan Koev.

POLITICAL PARTICIPATION AND REPRESENTATION OF ETHNIC MINORITIES AND Latvia has one of the highest proportions of minorities in Central and Eastern Europe. Persons of other ethnic origin then Latvian constitute more then 42% of the total population of million.

Obstacles to the Political Participation of Ethnic Minorities in Latvia. The eleven essays that comprise this book offer an integrated perspective on Nazi policies of mass murder. Drawing heavily on primary sources from European and American archives, the collection of essays provides novel interpretations of Nazi policies vis-à-vis ethnic, religious, and sexual minorities in the German-occupied territories, specifically Eastern Europe.The Political Representation of Women and Ethnic Minorities in Established Democracies Karen Bird McMaster University It is a common observation that political representatives tend to be drawn from the elite stratum of society.

Even where representatives are chosen through fair File Size: KB.2 Religious Identity and Socio-Political Participation: Muslim Minorities in Western Europe 32 Maykel Verkuyten 3 The Bicultural Identity Performance of Immigrants 49 Shaun Wiley and Kay Deaux 4 Perceptions of (In)compatibility between Identities and Participation in the National Polity of People belonging to Ethnic Minorities