ISBN-10:
9004141987
ISBN-13:
9789004141988
Pub. Date:
02/14/2005
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Managing Babel: The International Legal Protection of Minorities in the Twentieth Century

Managing Babel: The International Legal Protection of Minorities in the Twentieth Century

by Li-Ann Thio

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004141988
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 02/14/2005
Series: International Studies in Human Rights Series , #81
Pages: 366
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.16(d)

About the Author

Li-ann Thio received a B.A. (Hons) from the University of Oxford, a LL.M. from Harvard Law School and a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge and is a Barrister of Gray’s Inn, UK. She is presently an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore, where she teaches public international law, human rights and constitutional law. Formerly Chief Editor of the Singapore Journal of International & Comparative Law, she is currently an Editor of the Singapore Yearbook of International Law and an Advisory Board member of the New Zealand Yearbook of International Law. Her publications include Constitutional Law in Malaysia & Singapore (Butterworths, 1997) and she has published numerous journal articles in the field of international law, constitutional and administrative law.

Table of Contents

Foreword;
Acknowledgements;
Table of Agreements,
Charters, Committees, Conventions, Declarations, Resolutions, Recommendations, and Treaties;
Table of Cases; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations;
Introduction;
1. The International Legal Protection of Minorities in the Twentieth Century: A Preliminary Orientation;
2. The Inter-war Era & the First Institutional Attempt at the International Regulation of the Problem of Minorities;
3. The End of the ‘Remarkable Experiment’: Approaches towards
Minority Protection in the Aftermath of World War Two;
4. The Submergence and Gradual Reemergence of Minorities Issues within the United Nations Human Rights Regime 1945-1989;
5. The Revival in Minorities Issues within the United Nations (1989-2000): Approaches towards Substance and Definition;
6. The Implementation of Minority Rights within the United Nations Human Rights Regime;
7. Concluding Observations;
Appendix A: Treaty between the Principal Allied and Associated Powers and Poland;
Appendix B: Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities;
Appendix C: Approaches towards the Definition of Minorities and Related Groups by UN Bodies;
Appendix D: Draft Minority Protection Clauses;
Select Bibliography;
Index.

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