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Encyclopedia of the World's Minorities

1st Edition

Edited by Carl Skutsch


1,520 pages

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This study of minorities involves the difficult issues of rights, justice, equality, dignity, identity, autonomy, political liberties, and cultural freedoms. The A-Z Encyclopedia presents the facts, arguments, and areas of contention in over 560 entries in a clear, objective manner.

For a full list of entries, contributors, and more, visit the Encyclopedia of the World's Minorities website.


"Handy set on the world's minorities… Students and lay readers will find this an accessible resource… Recommended for larger public, academic, and school libraries." -- Library Journal

"Undergraduate students and general readers will find this three-volume encyclopedia a rich source for minority studies… The entries are nuanced and thought-provoking." -- Reference & Research Book News

"Because of its wide-ranging scope, rigorous indexing and ease of use, students and researchers from a variety of disciplines will find the Encyclopedia of the World's Minorities extremely valuable… Highly recommended for larger public and academic libraries." -- Reference & User Services Quarterly

"This is an invaluable resource for any student or scholar who wants a convenient, scholarly introduction or review concerning the historical or current situation of monorities throoughout the world." -- American Reference Books Annual

About the Editor

Carl Skutsch is an adjunct professor of humanities, School of the Visual Arts, New York City.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
REFERENCE / Encyclopedias
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Minority Studies