MINELRES: New book: 'Minorities, Peoples and Self-Determination Essays in Honour of Patrick Thornberry', edited by Nazila Ghanea and Alexandra Xanthaki

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Original sender: Alexandra Xanthaki <Alexandra.Xanthaki@brunel.ac.uk>

We would like to inform you of an edited collection that you may find of
interest. The book is entitled 
'Minorities, Peoples and Self-Determination Essays in Honour of Patrick
edited by Nazila Ghanea and Alexandra Xanthaki and published in 2005 by
Martinus Nojhoff/Brill Academics. 

The volume is in honour of Professor Patrick Thornberry and was
presented to in December 2004. It presents new thinking on minority and
indigenous rights in international law. Contributors to this 17 chapter
volume include an impressive range of academics, thinkers, practitioners
and international civil servants with a number of different approaches
to this complex area. Not all of them take a legal approach, and this
exploration benefits from the variety of frameworks utilised in
contributing to the controversial area of minority and indigenous

The contents of the edited collection are as follows: 

Introduction and Acknowledgements Alexandra Xanthaki and Nazila Ghanea,
with Francesca Thornberry

What are Indigenous Peoples? 
Martin Scheinin; 
Chapter 2: The Right to Self-Determination: Meaning and Scope 
Alexandra Xanthaki; 
Chapter 3: Self-Determination and the Use of Force 
Malcolm N. Shaw; 
Chapter 4: Conceptual Difficulties and the Right to Indigenous
Joshua Castellino; 
Chapter 5: Indigenous Peoples' Rights to Land and Natural Resources 
Erica-Irene A. Daes;
Chapter 6: The World Bank and Indigenous Peoples 
Sia Spiliopoulou Ĺkermark; 
Chapter 7:
Economic Solutions to Political Problems: The Case of the Chittagong
Hill Tracts 
Chandra Roy; 

Chapter 8: Individuals, Collectivities and Rights 
Geoff Gilbert; 
Chapter 9: Minorities, Indigenous and Tribal Peoples, and Peoples:
Definitions of Terms as a Matter of International Law 
Gudmundur Alfredsson; 
Chapter 10: Integration and Separation: Legal and Political Choices in
Implementing Minority Rights 
Tom Hadden; 
Chapter 11: Repressing Minorities and Getting Away with It? A
Consideration of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 
Nazila Ghanea; 
Chapter 12: Multiculturalism and Its Discontents 
Dominic McGoldrick; 
Chapter 13: Colour as a Ground of Discrimination 
Michael Banton; 
Chapter 14: The OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities:
Pyrometer, Prophylactic, Pyrosvestis 
John Packer; 
Chapter 15: Council of Europe Policies Concerning the Protection of
Linguistic Minorities and the Justiciability of Minority Rights 
María Amor Martín Estébanez; 
Chapter 16: The African Union and the Prospects for Minority Protection 
Tim Murithi; 
Chapter 17: The Kurdish Question in Turkey: Historical Roots, Domestic
Concerns and International Law 
Bulent Gokay; 


Dr. Nazila Ghanea is Senior Lecturer in International Law and Human
Rights at the University of London, Institute of Commonwealth Studies,
whereas Dr. Alexandra Xanthaki is Lecturer in International Law at
Brunel University. 

In print 2004 
ISBN 90 04 13401 7 
Hardback( 356 pp.)( 356 pp.)  
List price EUR 95.- / US$128.-

For more information, see http://www.brill.nl/m_catalogue_sub1.htm 


Many thanks,


Dr. Alexandra Xanthaki
Lecturer in Law
School of Social Sciences and Law
Brunel University
Uxbridge, UB8 3PH

e.mail: Alexandra.Xanthaki@brunel.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1895 266240
Fax:+44 (0)1895 810476 
web: http://www.brunel.ac.uk/depts/law/index.html