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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Groups and group rights.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2001
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
C T Sistare; Larry May; Leslie Francis
|ISBN:||0700610413 9780700610419 0700610421 9780700610426|
|Notes:||"An AMINTAPHIL volume"--Preliminary page.|
|Description:||ix, 307 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||General introduction: groups, selves, and the state / Christine Sistare --
pt. 1. The nature of groups and group rights. Introduction: alternatives for a theory of group rights / Carl Wellman ; Group rights and social ontology / Carol C. Gould ; Nonvoluntary social groups / Ann E. Cudd ; What are group rights? / George Rainbolt ; Institutions: a technique for analyzing group entitlements / Christopher Gray ; Groups: rights, wrongs, and culture / Thomas W. Simon --
pt. 2. Groups and democratic theory. Introduction: groups and democratic theory / Larry May ; Democracy and the problem of persistent minorities / Steven Lee ; Group values and liberal democracy / Joan L. McGregor ; Rights, democracy, and distribution: economic justice / Rex Martin ; Duties of group membership: justice as reciprocity and liberal democratic institutions / Patricia Smith ; Recognition, identity, and the accommodation of differences: groups in the liberal state / Emily R. Gill --
pt. 3. Cultural, ethnic, and religious rights. Introduction: education, religion, and affirmative action / Leslie Francis ; Indigenous groups and American democracy: substantive approaches to cultural pluralism / Rebecca Tsosie ; Froup land rights / Edmund Abegg ; In defense of the diversity state / Robert N. Van Wyk ; Group rights, autonomy, and the free exercise of religion / Erik A. Anderson ; One cheer for affirmative action / William Nelson.
|Responsibility:||edited by Christine T. Sistare, Larry May, and Leslie Francis.|
"Groups and group rights are lively topics these days, and this readable volume does a nice job of covering them. One of its strengths is that it forms a coherent whole, as does each of its three