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Book review: The cultural defense of nations: a liberal theory of majority rights by Liav Orgad

Falkiner, Daniel (2016) Book review: The cultural defense of nations: a liberal theory of majority rights by Liav Orgad. LSE Review of Books (24 May 2016). Website.

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Abstract

In The Cultural Defense of Nations: A Liberal Theory of Majority Rights, Liav Orgad directly addresses the notion of ‘majority rights’ through the prism of liberal theory. He explores the parameters of claims made on behalf of ‘majority groups’, with particular attention paid to the capacity of liberal states to restrict immigration. Daniel Falkiner finds this a timely, provocative and perceptive work that should be read by policy makers attending to the challenges facing liberal democracies today.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2016 LSE Review of Books
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Date Deposited: 13 Jun 2016 15:36
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2021 23:22
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/66891

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