Minorities, Identity, Socio-Economic Participation and Integration: About Interrelations and Synergies
The Interrelation between the Right to Identity of Minorities and their Socio-economic Participation, p. 21, K. Henrard, ed., Martinus Nijhoff, 2013
27 Pages Posted: 3 Aug 2013
Date Written: 2013
Traditionally the minority rights standards developed in the framework of international organizations and the related supervisory practice were more focused on political participation, and its various dimensions, than on socio-economic participation. However, questions of socio-economic participation, inclusion and integration of minorities has increasingly come to the forefront. This is understandable since it is hard to miss that minorities are often seriously disadvantaged in this respect, at times also triggering social unrest.
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