Nationalism and Human Rights: In Theory and Practice in the by Grace Cheng (eds.)

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Weitz, E. D. 2005. A Century of Genocide: Utopias of Race and Nation. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Wheeler, Nicholas J. 2000. Saving Strangers: Humanitarian Intervention in International Society. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2 Human Rights as a Security Challenge: An Examination of Turkish Nationalist Discourse on Minority Rights Reforms Beyza Ç. Tekin Introduction Following the 1999 Helsinki Summit decision of the European Union (EU) to recognize Turkey as a candidate country, Turkey began a drawnout process of human and minority rights reforms.

5. The most important aim of the Kurdish opening initiative was to settle down the Kurdish question first by disarming the PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) and terminating the almost three-decades-long Kurdish insurgency in South Eastern and Eastern Anatolia. Although the substance and timing of the opening HUMAN RIGHTS AS A SECURITY CHALLENGE 41 were left imprecise, it was expected to provide recognition of the linguistic and cultural group rights of Kurds and amnesty for imprisoned PKK militants.

Rajagopal, Balakrishnan. 2006. ” Third World Quarterly 27, no. 5: 767–783. Sarat, Austin, and Thomas R. ). 1997. Identities, Politics and Rights. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. Scherrer, Christina P. 2003. Ethnicity, Nationalism and Violence: Conflict Management, Human Rights, and Multilateral Regimes. Burlington, VT: Ashgate. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN NATIONALISM AND HUMAN RIGHTS 19 Smith, Anthony D. 1986. The Ethnic Origins of Nations. Cambridge, UK: Wiley-Blackwell. ———. 1995. Nations and Nationalism in a Global Era.

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