The European minority rights regime: towards a theory of regime effectiveness

David J. Galbreath, Joanne McEvoy

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Abstract

The European Minority Rights Regime investigates the cooperation between the EU, OSCE and Council of Europe on minority rights in Europe. It tracks the formation and transformation of this international regime and questions its effectiveness in securing minority rights. The book demonstrates how the three organizations have formalized their linkages and managed their respective mandates in the context of EU enlargement. At the domestic level, the book focuses on three case studies - Latvia, Romania and Bulgaria – with an examination of the impact of inter-organizational cooperation on the status of their respective national minorities. Although cooperation has delivered largely positive change for accession countries, challenges remain for minorities in Europe and the regime's future operation. This book links two key research areas – international regimes and EU integration – to determine why ethnic politics remain a source of contention for the European project.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages213
ISBN (Print)9780230236462 , 0230236464
Publication statusPublished - 6 Dec 2012

Publication series

NamePalgrave Studies in European Union Politics
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan

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Galbreath, D. J., & McEvoy, J. (2012). The European minority rights regime: towards a theory of regime effectiveness. (Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan .

The European minority rights regime : towards a theory of regime effectiveness. / Galbreath, David J.; McEvoy, Joanne.

Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan , 2012. 213 p. (Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics).

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Galbreath, DJ & McEvoy, J 2012, The European minority rights regime: towards a theory of regime effectiveness. Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics, Palgrave Macmillan , Basingstoke.
Galbreath DJ, McEvoy J. The European minority rights regime: towards a theory of regime effectiveness. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan , 2012. 213 p. (Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics).
Galbreath, David J. ; McEvoy, Joanne. / The European minority rights regime : towards a theory of regime effectiveness. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan , 2012. 213 p. (Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics).
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