New JEMIE is ONLINE: Volume 16, Issue 1

Journal on Ethnopolitics and Minority Issues in EuropeVolume 16, Issue 1, 2017 of the Journal on Ethnopolitics and Minority Issues in Europe (JEMIE) is now online. A general JEMIE issue with articles on a selection of themes is available for download on ECMI web-page.

The first JEMIE issue for the year 2017 includes four articles on various topics and a book review within the areas of ethnopolitics and minority issues:


Bertus de Villiers (Law School of the University of Johannesburg and State Administrative Tribunal of Western Australia):
Power-sharing Options in Complex Societies – Possible Lessons from South Tyrol for Young Democracies on Ways to Protect Ethnic Minorities at a Regional Level

Keywords: South Tyrol; asymmetry; protection of minorities; autonomy; non-territorial autonomy; power-sharing; language; cultural and religious rights; state/regional constitutions

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Ondřej Klípa (Europa Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt an der Oder):
Chasing “Statistical Roma”: Ethnic Data Collection in Czech Primary Schools

Keywords: ethnic statistics; census; Roma; Czech Republic; ethnicity; race

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Igor Calzada (University of Oxford):
Metropolitan and Post-national Urbanity Beyond (Pluri)nation(al)-states in the EU: Benchmarking Scotland, Catalonia and the Basque Country

Keywords: right to decide; political innovation; small stateless city-regional nations; smart devolution; self-determination; democratic experimentation

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Balázs Tárnok (Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest):
European Minorities Win a Battle in Luxembourg – The Judgment of the General Court in the Case Minority SafePack European Citizens’ Initiative

Keywords: European citizens’ initiative; protection of national and linguistic minorities; cultural diversity; refusal of registration; obligation to state reasons; admissibility test

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Silvia Cittadini (Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa):
Book Review: Romaphobia. The Last Acceptable Form of Racism, by Aydan McGarry

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About the JEMIE:

JEMIE – Journal on Ethnopolitics and Minority Issues in Europe is a peer-reviewed electronic journal edited under the auspices of the European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI). JEMIE is a multi-disciplinary journal, which addresses minority issues across a broad range of studies, such as ethnopolitics, democratization, conflict management, good governance, participation, minority issues and minority rights. It is devoted to analysing current developments in minority-majority relations in the wider Europe, and stimulating further debate amongst academics, students and practitioners on issues of instability and integration that are hampering democratic development in Europe – both East and West.

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