Draft Essays 


Jean Monnet Module 2005/06

European policy and practice towards ethnic minorities

with support from CDC CEU





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Article: Birch, Anthony (1989) Nationalism and National Integration, London: Unwin Hyman Ltd, chapter 4: National integration, p. 49

AQCI by  Marek Mikus, Regina Haas, Marie Drápalová, Carsten Grønholdt, Marion Bouchaud, Matthias Nienkämper (not online)


Article:  Van den Berghe, Pierre: “Does race matter?”, text 9, in Hutchinson, John, Smith Anthony, eds. (1996) Ethnicity, Oxford- New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 57-63

AQCI by  Jill Pace, Timothée Demeillers, Indre Segzdaviciute, Carsten Grønholdt, Elena Malasauskaite, Matthias Nienkämper (not online), J. Sebastian Jaramillo Salazar


Article: John Rex (2001) “The concept of a multicultural society“ in Guibernau, Montserrat and Rex, John (eds.): The Ethnicity  reader, Nationalism, Multiculturalism and Migration, Cambridge, UK: Polity Press, pp. 205-220

AQCI by Julia Scheffler


Article: Kuper, Leo (2001) “Plural Societies” in Guibernau, Montserrat and Rex, John (eds.): The Ethnicity  reader, Nationalism, Multiculturalism and Migration, Cambridge, UK: Polity Press.

AQCI by Mirka Snopèokova, Jill Pace, Timothée Demeillers, Camille Neyhouser


Article: Parekh, Bhikhu (2000) Rethinking Multiculturalism: Chapter 7: The Political Structure of Multicultural Society

AQCI by Julia Scheffler, Carsten Grønholdt, Marie Drápalová, Elena Malasauskaite


Article: Brubaker, Rogers, “Civic and ethnic nations in France and Germany”, text 28. in Hutchinson, John, Smith Anthony, ed. (1996) Ethnicity, Oxford - New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 168-173

AQCI by Mirka Snopèoková, Camille Neyhouser - excellent paper, please have a look :-), Regina Haas, Lorene Touchet, Matthias Nienkämper (not online)


Article: Benhabib, Seyla (2002) The Claims of Culture. Equality and Diversity in the Global Era. Princeton, USA- Woodstock, UK: Princeton University Press, preface plus pp. 1-48

AQCI by Marek Mikus & long version  by Marek (4 pages) that is worth reading if you had problems understanding the text, Lorene Touchet


Article:  Kymlicka, Will (2001) ”Western Political Theory and Ethnic Relations in Eastern Europe”, in Kymlicka, Will, Opalski, Magda (eds.) Can Liberal Pluralism be Exported? Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp.13 – 103

AQCI by Indre Segzdaviciute


Article: Okely, Judith (1997) “Some political consequences of theories of Gypsy ethnicity. The place of the intellectual”  in James, Alisson et al. (eds) After Writing Culture. Epistemology and Praxis in Contemporary Anthropology, London: Routledge

AQCI by Jill Pace, Kieran Mulhall


Article: Bagihole, Barbara (1997) Equal Opportunities and Social Policy: Issues of gender, race and disability, London: Longman, Chapter two: What is Equal Opportunities? pp. 31-47

AQCI by Julia Scheffler, Marie Drápalová


Article: Varady, Tibor (2001), in  Kymlicka, Will, Opalski, Magda (eds.) Can Liberal Pluralism be Exported?, Oxford: Oxford University Press 

AQCI by Marion Bouchaud


Article: Richmond, Anthony (1994) Global Apartheid, Toronto: Oxford University Press (pp.1-45) 

AQCI by Indre Segzdaviciute


Article: Hancock, Ian (2000) “The Consequences of Anti-Gypsy Racism in Europe” in Other Voices. The (e)Journal of Cultural Criticism, v. 2, n.1 (February 2000), http:// www.othervoices.org/2.1/hancock/roma.html

AQCI by Regina Haas, Mirka Snopèoková, Timothée Demeillers, Camille Neyhouser, Kieran Mulhall


 Document: UNDP (2003) The Roma in Central and Eastern Europe, UNDP. http://roma.undp.sk

AQCI by Marion Bouchaud, J. Sebastian Jaramillo Salazar


Article: Cornell

AQCI by Lorene Touchet


Article: Malik, Kenan (1996) The Meaning of Race, London: Macmillan, “The meaning of Multiculturalism”, pp.169-177, and “The West and its Others´”, pp. 221-226

AQCI by Elena Malasauskaite


Article: Thornberry

AQCI by  Marek Mikuš


Article: Eriksen, Thomas H. , Ethnicity, Race class and nation.

AQCI by J. Sebastian Jaramillo Salazar

Video: The Roma Road (

AQCI by Kieran Mulhall


Final Research Essays

 Note:  essays marked with triple asterix have not been commented on yet

In alphabetical order - Timothée Demeillers 

Julien André - vide 

Marion Bouchaud Positive action in France     HW***

Timothée Demeillers and Julien André: The banlieues and the failure of the French policy of integration***

    HW Comments on  article EO in France by  Timothée Demeillers

Marie Drápalová: The Politics of Social Exclusion  

Carsten Grønholdt: The Recognition of Immigrants in Denmark***

Regina Haas: The Concept of  Equal Opportunities and its implications for France     HW***

J. Sebastian Jaramillo Salazar:   The Case of the Colombian migration and minority in Ecuador

Elena Malasauskaite : “Northern Jerusalem”: Vilnius’ Jewish Community Then and Now***

Marek Mikuš:  "Ethnic or Social/Cultural?”The Romani Nationalism in Trap of Discursive Intensification (not on line)  A,     HW

Camille Neyhouser: Airport transit lounges in France: bordering on humanity

Matthias Nienkämper:  Jewish Migration to Germany after 1989  (not on line) A

Jill Pace: An Examination of Detention Policies of the UK and US A-B

Julia Scheffler: Welcomed or Rejected? The situation of Turks in Germany***,         HW, HW_R

Miroslava Snopèoková: European citizenship and third-country nationals: what relationship?  A          HW

Indrė Šegždavièiūtė: Russian speaking minorities in Estonia: exclusion, integration or assimilation?***

Lorène Touchet: Human rights: between universalism and cultural relativism***



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What is the difference between multicultural and plural societies? by Jill, ....


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