CoE: New book on national minorities in Europe

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Date: Thu, 15 Jul 1999 11:16:36 +0300 (EET DST)
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Subject: CoE: New book on national minorities in Europe

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CoE: New book on national minorities in Europe

Dear all, 

Maybe many of you are already aware of the following publication: 

Werner Haug, Youssef Courbage, and Paul Compton: The Demographic
Characteristics of National Minorities in Certain European States.
Volume 1. Strasbourg: Council of Europe, Directorate of Social and
Economic Affairs, Population Studies Nr.30, December 1998. 

Table of contents: 

1. Introduction: statistics on minorities between science and politics

2. Survey on the statistical sources on religion, language(s),
national and ethnic groups in Europe (Y.Courbage)

3. Catholic/non-catholic demographic differentials in Northern Ireland

4. Demographic characteristics of national minorities in Hungary,
Romania and Slovakia (Y.Courbage)


"A second volume, which is being prepared, will deal with national
minorities in Estonia and Finland, ethnic groups in Bulgaria,
linguistic-religious communities in Switzerland and Roma/Gypsies in a
number of European countries". 

To obtain the book, contact:
Tel. 33 (0) 388 41 25 81 
Fax: 33 (0) 388 41 39 10

Sales agents for publications of the Council of Europe work in many
European countries (for the full list, see the web site mentioned


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