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  • Soon after Mill supported in Fraser's, still with the same object, Hare's scheme for the representation of minorities.

  • The only speech made by him during his three years in parliament that was listened to with impatience was, curiously enough, his speech in favour of counteracting democracy by providing for the representation of minorities.

  • They had to combat the feudal nobility, and later, the younger branches of the royal house established in the great duchies, and the main reason for the permanence of their power was, perhaps, the fact that there were few minorities among them.

  • They became regents to their young children; and the experience of all medieval minorities reiterates the lesson - woe to the land where the king is a child and the regent a woman.

  • The question of the rights of the national minorities and the enforcement of the Land Act were among the problems of the day that led on June 3 1921 to the fall of the Cabinet of Ulmanis.

  • Excluding the above counties these settlements form three groups: (I) central and northern Hungary, where they form considerable minorities in seven counties (25 i% in Szepes, 7% in Komarom); (2) the Swabians of southern Hungary, also fairly numerous in seven counties (35.5% in Baranya, 32.

  • The Serbs form considerable minorities in the counties of Torontal (31.2%), Bacs-Bodrog (19.0%) and Temes (21.4%).

  • The agreement signed between them in London on March 7 1918 laid down the basis of ItaloYugoslav cooperation: it recognized each of the two nations to be equally interested in the completion of the other's national unity, and in the liberation of the Adriatic. It left territorial questions to be decided amicably after the war, " on the basis of the principle of nationality and self-determination," and mutually guaranteed the rights of national minorities.

  • The special commission, after hearing the views of Trumbic and Bratianu, recommended a line which as nearly as possible balanced the Serb and Rumanian minorities left to Rumania and Yugoslavia respectively, and secured to the latter the essentially Serb districts of Torontal county: but at the instance of the French this line was modified to include Vrsac (Versecz) and Bela Crkva (Weisskirchen) in Yugoslavia.

  • Though otherwise progressive, this law committed the injustice of temporarily disfranchising the nonYugoslav minorities, on the convenient pretext that they could not claim the vote until the expiry of the two years during which the Treaty of Trianon secures their right to choose citizenship in a neighbouring State.

  • It was the first modern attempt to define Lithuania ethnographically, to respect national minorities and continue the connexion with Russia upon the federative principle.

  • 5 1918 invited Prof. Voldemar to form the first independent administration on non-party lines and reach an understanding with the national minorities resident within the still indeterminate frontiers, viz.

  • When persuasion failed and imperial interests, or the rights of unrepresented minorities, were involved the power of the Crown to legislate by order in council could be (and was) freely used.

  • a school had to be set up in which their language was used, national schools were assured even to linguistic minorities.

  • Germain) for the protection of national, religious and racial minorities.

  • All citizens of the republic are fully equal before the law and enjoy equal civil and political rights whatever be their race, language or religion; the special provisions for the protection of national and other minorities have already been referred to.

  • The spread of toleration, which always savours minorities, broke down between 1845 and 1873 the Lutheran exclusiveness of Norway, Denmark and Sweden; but as yet the Catholics form a disappearing fraction of the population.

  • Proportional representation aims at the protection of minorities, and its working out is a little intricate, or at all events difficult to describe.

  • On the same day the premier promised to introduce by February a large measure of franchise reform so framed as to protect racial minorities from being overwhelmed at the polls by majorities of other races.

  • In this manner a representation is secured for fairly large minorities, and what is considered a fair share of influence on public affairs given to those who contribute the most to the needs of the state.

  • Opposition used the mechanism of conspiracies; and changes of administration were effected by the seizure of the king's person, especially during the many royal minorities.

  • The newly organized powers of the Crown were in evidence everywhere, interfering in the family affairs of the great feudatories and taking advantage of minorities, such as that of Theobald IV.

  • From the beginning the state has been unswervingly Democratic, save in the Reconstruction years, though often with heavy Whig or Republican minorities.

  • The House of Commons was composed of 148 members, representing the 26 electoral divisions of Portugal, the Azores and Madeira, which returned 113 elected members and 35 representatives of minorities, and of 7 members representing the colonies.

  • The scheme shall contain in full safeguards for the protection of the Assyro-Chaldeans and other racial or religious minorities within these areas, and with this object a Commission composed of British, French, Italian, Persian and Kurdish representatives shall visit the spot to examine and decide what rectifications, if any, should be made in the Turkish frontier where, under the provisions of the present Treaty, that frontier coincides with that of Persia."(Article 63.)" The Turkish Government hereby agrees to accept and execute the decisions of both the Commissions mentioned in Article 62 within three months from their communication to the said Government."(Article 64.)" If within one year from the coming into force of the present Treaty the Kurdish peoples within the areas defined in Article 62 shall address themselves to the Council of the League of Nations in such a manner as to show that a majority of the population of these areas desires independence from Turkey, and if the Council then considers that these peoples are capable of such independence and recommends that it should be granted to them, Turkey hereby agrees to execute such a recommendation, and to renounce all rights and title over these areas.

  • The panic-stricken severity of minorities is proverbial, but it is not to be forgotten that the Irish Protestants had been turned out of house and home twice within fifty years.

  • The bishops, the real inheritors of the imperial idea of government, had become great landowners through enormous donatkins made to the Church, and allied as they were to the aristocracy, whence their ranks were continually recruited, they had gradually identified themselves with the interests of their class and had adopted its customs; while thanhi to long minorities and civil wars the aristocracy of the high officials had taken an equally important social position.

  • Mere subordinates while the royal power was strong, they had become, owing to the frequent minorities, and to civil wars which broke the tradition of obedience, the all-powerful ministers of kings nominally absolute but without any real authority.

  • The chief merit of these early Capets, indeed, was that they had sons, so that their dynasty lasted on without disastrous minorities or quarrels over the division of inheritance.

  • The convocation of the states-general was about to take place, wrung, as in all minorities, from the royal weaknessthis time by Cond; so the elections were influenced in the monarchist interest.

  • they have failed so to do if the sovereigns of Castile had not been either incapable or short-lived, and if there had not been an extraordinary succession of long minorities; while the kings of Aragon were tempted to neglect their Spanish possessions because they were in pursuit of their claims and ambitions in Italy.

  • Fromm has borne a long standing animus against minorities and immigrants who do not fit into his profile of what Canada should look like.

  • Communist PartyCommunist Parties were mass organizations, but nevertheless minorities.

  • demography of ethnic minorities.

  • Back to the top local demography The following figures were taken from Ethnic Minorities in Leicester.

  • The incomes of ethnic minorities Some minority groups have prospered in Britain, but others remain severely disadvantaged.

  • disenfranchise the majority indigenous white community in favor of minorities.

  • One study found that white victimization was the result of ethnic minorities ' resistance to racial abuse linked to territorial dominance.

  • enacted to protect the rights of ethnic minorities, including 2 million ethnic Turks in Northern Iraq.

  • Of course, Soames, a former equerry to Prince Charles, has also spoken out against spiteful and reckless attacks on minorities.

  • ethnic minorities in the last election.

  • The Burmese military has been conducting ethnic cleansing against the Karen and other minorities in Burma.

  • The rude old tales are as tender to minorities as any modern political idealist.

  • inequalitythat people from black and ethnic minorities face glaring inequalities in the mental health system.

  • in-group minorities on the other hand differ only by their opinion from the rest of the group.

  • intensify on all national minorities have intensified over the years.

  • middle classthe young and ethnic minorities are all less likely to vote than older white middle-class voters.

  • minoritygham's leafy suburbs have few visible ethnic minorities.

  • oppressed groups such as women or ethnic minorities.

  • party European Communist Parties were mass organizations, but nevertheless minorities.

  • It was therefore lamented that people from minorities remain peripheral to the comedy output on TV and radio.

  • powerless minorities are fair game.

  • Hence there were constant minorities and the necessity for choosing a regent.

  • rubella syndrome, 9 have been in women from ethnic minorities.

  • The problem is that so many young people of ethnic minorities in our schools have a self-concept that is very negative.

  • It ignores cases where subordinate minorities may develop a negative self-concept together with positive attitudes toward the dominant group.

  • skinhead attacks on minorities in Germany) or blatant forms of discrimination are criticized.

  • underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

  • underrepresented in terms of employing ethnic minorities across all ethnic groups.

  • unpopular minorities?

  • Soon after Mill supported in Fraser's, still with the same object, Hare's scheme for the representation of minorities.

  • The only speech made by him during his three years in parliament that was listened to with impatience was, curiously enough, his speech in favour of counteracting democracy by providing for the representation of minorities.

  • They had to combat the feudal nobility, and later, the younger branches of the royal house established in the great duchies, and the main reason for the permanence of their power was, perhaps, the fact that there were few minorities among them.

  • They became regents to their young children; and the experience of all medieval minorities reiterates the lesson - woe to the land where the king is a child and the regent a woman.

  • The question of the rights of the national minorities and the enforcement of the Land Act were among the problems of the day that led on June 3 1921 to the fall of the Cabinet of Ulmanis.

  • Excluding the above counties these settlements form three groups: (I) central and northern Hungary, where they form considerable minorities in seven counties (25 i% in Szepes, 7% in Komarom); (2) the Swabians of southern Hungary, also fairly numerous in seven counties (35.5% in Baranya, 32.

  • The Serbs form considerable minorities in the counties of Torontal (31.2%), Bacs-Bodrog (19.0%) and Temes (21.4%).

  • The agreement signed between them in London on March 7 1918 laid down the basis of ItaloYugoslav cooperation: it recognized each of the two nations to be equally interested in the completion of the other's national unity, and in the liberation of the Adriatic. It left territorial questions to be decided amicably after the war, " on the basis of the principle of nationality and self-determination," and mutually guaranteed the rights of national minorities.

  • The special commission, after hearing the views of Trumbic and Bratianu, recommended a line which as nearly as possible balanced the Serb and Rumanian minorities left to Rumania and Yugoslavia respectively, and secured to the latter the essentially Serb districts of Torontal county: but at the instance of the French this line was modified to include Vrsac (Versecz) and Bela Crkva (Weisskirchen) in Yugoslavia.

  • Though otherwise progressive, this law committed the injustice of temporarily disfranchising the nonYugoslav minorities, on the convenient pretext that they could not claim the vote until the expiry of the two years during which the Treaty of Trianon secures their right to choose citizenship in a neighbouring State.

  • It was the first modern attempt to define Lithuania ethnographically, to respect national minorities and continue the connexion with Russia upon the federative principle.

  • 5 1918 invited Prof. Voldemar to form the first independent administration on non-party lines and reach an understanding with the national minorities resident within the still indeterminate frontiers, viz.

  • When persuasion failed and imperial interests, or the rights of unrepresented minorities, were involved the power of the Crown to legislate by order in council could be (and was) freely used.

  • a school had to be set up in which their language was used, national schools were assured even to linguistic minorities.

  • They insisted that the Government should introduce proposals as to the official language of functionaries, for they feared a return of the procedure used by Badeni, which by means of a Government ordinance had altered the received usage and upset the national balance of power; that in Bohemia the purely German sub-districts (Bezirke) should be included in German districts (Kreise), and in like manner the purely Czech sub-districts in Czech districts, so that there would then be a relatively small number of territories of mixed nationality, which would have to be governed bilingually; that minorities should be protected by law; and that in appointing to posts in the offices of the autonomous Bohemian territorial Government, proportionate consideration should be given to the Germans, attention being paid to the fact that in Bohemia more than a third of the population were German, and that they paid more than half the taxes, but that the Czech national majority had appointed more than 90% of Czechs and not even 10% of Germans in the Government offices.

  • These 239 sub-districts, according to the bill, were to be grouped in 20 districts, 10 Czech, six German and four bilingual, in which provision was to be made for minorities throughout the whole land through official translation bureaus.

  • Germain) for the protection of national, religious and racial minorities.

  • All citizens of the republic are fully equal before the law and enjoy equal civil and political rights whatever be their race, language or religion; the special provisions for the protection of national and other minorities have already been referred to.

  • The spread of toleration, which always savours minorities, broke down between 1845 and 1873 the Lutheran exclusiveness of Norway, Denmark and Sweden; but as yet the Catholics form a disappearing fraction of the population.

  • Proportional representation aims at the protection of minorities, and its working out is a little intricate, or at all events difficult to describe.

  • On the same day the premier promised to introduce by February a large measure of franchise reform so framed as to protect racial minorities from being overwhelmed at the polls by majorities of other races.

  • In this manner a representation is secured for fairly large minorities, and what is considered a fair share of influence on public affairs given to those who contribute the most to the needs of the state.

  • Opposition used the mechanism of conspiracies; and changes of administration were effected by the seizure of the king's person, especially during the many royal minorities.

  • The newly organized powers of the Crown were in evidence everywhere, interfering in the family affairs of the great feudatories and taking advantage of minorities, such as that of Theobald IV.

  • From the beginning the state has been unswervingly Democratic, save in the Reconstruction years, though often with heavy Whig or Republican minorities.

  • The House of Commons was composed of 148 members, representing the 26 electoral divisions of Portugal, the Azores and Madeira, which returned 113 elected members and 35 representatives of minorities, and of 7 members representing the colonies.

  • The scheme shall contain in full safeguards for the protection of the Assyro-Chaldeans and other racial or religious minorities within these areas, and with this object a Commission composed of British, French, Italian, Persian and Kurdish representatives shall visit the spot to examine and decide what rectifications, if any, should be made in the Turkish frontier where, under the provisions of the present Treaty, that frontier coincides with that of Persia."(Article 63.)" The Turkish Government hereby agrees to accept and execute the decisions of both the Commissions mentioned in Article 62 within three months from their communication to the said Government."(Article 64.)" If within one year from the coming into force of the present Treaty the Kurdish peoples within the areas defined in Article 62 shall address themselves to the Council of the League of Nations in such a manner as to show that a majority of the population of these areas desires independence from Turkey, and if the Council then considers that these peoples are capable of such independence and recommends that it should be granted to them, Turkey hereby agrees to execute such a recommendation, and to renounce all rights and title over these areas.

  • The panic-stricken severity of minorities is proverbial, but it is not to be forgotten that the Irish Protestants had been turned out of house and home twice within fifty years.

  • The bishops, the real inheritors of the imperial idea of government, had become great landowners through enormous donatkins made to the Church, and allied as they were to the aristocracy, whence their ranks were continually recruited, they had gradually identified themselves with the interests of their class and had adopted its customs; while thanhi to long minorities and civil wars the aristocracy of the high officials had taken an equally important social position.

  • Mere subordinates while the royal power was strong, they had become, owing to the frequent minorities, and to civil wars which broke the tradition of obedience, the all-powerful ministers of kings nominally absolute but without any real authority.

  • The chief merit of these early Capets, indeed, was that they had sons, so that their dynasty lasted on without disastrous minorities or quarrels over the division of inheritance.

  • The convocation of the states-general was about to take place, wrung, as in all minorities, from the royal weaknessthis time by Cond; so the elections were influenced in the monarchist interest.

  • they have failed so to do if the sovereigns of Castile had not been either incapable or short-lived, and if there had not been an extraordinary succession of long minorities; while the kings of Aragon were tempted to neglect their Spanish possessions because they were in pursuit of their claims and ambitions in Italy.

  • in both houses, though Sagasta had allowed a larger share than Canovas was wont to do to the minorities, so much so that on the opposition benches the Republicans of various shades were represented by their most eminent leaders, the Carlists had a respectable group, and the Conservatives a strong muster, flanked by a group of dissentients.

  • Hence there were constant minorities and the necessity for choosing a regent.

  • Of 12 recent cases of congenital rubella syndrome, 9 have been in women from ethnic minorities.

  • The problem is that so many young people of ethnic minorities in our schools have a self-concept that is very negative.

  • It ignores cases where subordinate minorities may develop a negative self-concept together with positive attitudes toward the dominant group.

  • Only racist violence and aggression (as were the skinhead attacks on minorities in Germany) or blatant forms of discrimination are criticized.

  • Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

  • The sector in Wales is underrepresented in terms of employing ethnic minorities across all ethnic groups.

  • Would they really be on the side of the judges in the protection of unpopular minorities?

  • Racial minorities know only too well what it feels like to be on the receiving end of this unthinking prejudice.

  • The treatment of blacks and other minorities in the early days of America was an unmitigated injustice.

  • The treatment of blacks and other minorities in the early days of America was an unmitigated injustice.

  • The empowerment of minorities is a top priority to help all in our community feel heard.

  • The empowerment of minorities is a top priority to help all in our community feel heard.

  • Today, they reach more than 170 urban communities and work with minorities and underprivileged youth.

  • There have been no large studies that look at how the BDI II works for minorities or other sub-populations such as homeless youth or displaced employees.

  • There are scholarships for minorities, scholarships for athletes, and scholarships for people with an outstanding record of community service.

  • A site created for high school seniors might not be the best place for graduate school opportunities, and a list of scholarships for minorities will only help students who fit a particular profile.

  • Certain minorities also have much higher rates of diabetes-related complications and death, in some instances by as much as 50 percent more than the total population.

  • Approximately 78 percent of HIV-infected women are minorities and most become infected through heterosexual transmission.

  • Treatment should be directed toward the primary causes(s) that minorities have increased chances of developing disease(s).

  • Experts associate this difference with the availability of prenatal care to minorities.

  • Gang membership is no longer limited to ethnic minorities in America's inner cities, but is found in all ethnic groups, economic classes, and in rural, urban, and suburban settings.

  • Content may include holiday celebrations, recognizing heroes from different racial and ethnic groups, and focusing on the achievements of women and minorities.

  • Student-focused: Many programs go beyond changes in the curriculum and specifically address the academic needs of defined groups of students, usually minorities.

  • Also, having teachers who are themselves members of minorities would be encouraged.

  • Children living in inner cities, low-income populations, and minorities have disproportionately higher morbidity and mortality due to asthma.

  • Numerous prevalence studies for chlamydia have shown rates to be highest among adolescents and young adults under 25 years of age, many of whom are minorities.

  • Option One specifically targeted elderly and ill customers and discriminated against minorities.

  • Her charity efforts seem focused on charitable causes that are centered on improving the quality of life for minorities across the world.

  • This includes schools for children in inner cities, helping to improve the welfare of minority women around the world, and elevating the educational and financial success of minorities in both America and abroad.

  • Some grants are available only to minorities or for specific purposes, limiting the applicant pool and inducing applicant's to make their proposal the best possible to increase their chances of receiving the money.

  • Currently there are several minorities which still use exorcising masks, including the Miao, Yao, Zhuang, Shui, Buyi and Dong.

  • The National Diversity Newspaper Job Bank contains a number of job postings, but the site's primary focus is on helping women and minorities find suitable employment.

  • The agency also offers specialized programs for women business owners, minorities, veterans, international trade and rural development.

  • They were four months into it and there were hardly any women or minorities who were applying and they couldn’t understand it.

  • Even some Americans, today, blame minorities for crime, or illegal immigrants for the high cost of health care.

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