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Author Tavani, Claudia.

Title Collective rights and the cultural identity of the Roma : a case study of Italy / by Claudia Tavani
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012
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Description 1 online resource
Series Studies in international minority and group rights, 2210-2132 ; v. 3
Studies in international minority and group rights ; v. 3
Contents Collective Rights and the Cultural Identity of the Roma ; Copyright ; Contents ; Acknowledgements ; Abstract ; List of Abbreviations ; Introduction ; Book Outline ; 1: An Overview of the Roma and Their Culture; 1.1. Introduction: The Importance of Recognising the Roma as an Ethnic Group
1.2. Culture and Cultural Identity 1.3. Historical Background ; 1.3.1. The Gypsy Holocaust ; 1.3.2. Post-WWII ; 1.3.3. A Brief History of the Roma in Italy ; 1.4. The Roma Today: Main Characteristics and Identification ; 1.4.1. Roma "Identity" ; 1.4.2. The Roma as an Ethnic Group
1.5. Conclusions: The Roma as an Ethnic and Transnational Minority 2: The Definition of Minority and the Protection of Roma in International Law Instruments; 2.1. Introduction ; 2.2. Article 27 of the Covenant on Civil and Political Rights ; 2.3. International Labour Organisation Convention on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples
2.4. The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2.5. The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe ; 2.6. The Council of Europe and the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities
2.7. The European Charter for Regional of Minority Languages 2.8. Conclusions ; 3. The Protection of Minority Rights Through Individual Human Rights; 3.1. Introduction; 3.2. The Principles of Equality and Non-Discrimination as a Full Realisation of the Rights of Minorities ; 3.3. The Protection of Minorities in the European Union
Summary Using Italy and the Roma as a case study, this book proves that non-discrimination provisions are not sufficient to protect the cultural identity of minorities: a system encompassing also the use of collective rights is better suited for this purpose
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Romanies -- Civil rights -- Italy.
Romanies -- Ethnic identity.
Romanies -- Italy.
Italy -- Ethnic relations.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9004233830 (electronic bk.)
9789004233836 (electronic bk.)