Minority Rights in Culturally Diverse Societies

By George Anderson & Sujit Choudhry, with David Vitale

How should cultural diversity be reflected in the constitutional and governmental arrangements of a country emerging from a history of dictatorial or oppressive government? Minority groups may seek special arrangements to protect their basic human rights as well as constitutional provisions providing specific rights to protect their cultural identities. “Minority Rights in Culturally Diverse Societies” considers a range of approaches to dealing with these questions during constitutional transition.