: Ethnic Monitoring and Data Protection: The European Context
The volume contains studies on relevant practice utilized by two international bodies : the council of Europe and the United Nations Commission for the Elimination of forms of Racial Discrimination. The second section of the volume consists of country reports on related practices in the following Europe countries : Bulgaria,the Czech Republic,Germany ,Great Britain,Hungary,Latvia,Romania and Spain. The concluding comparative study points out some common characteristics and major differences in the law and practices of the examined European countries and formulates some recommendation regarding the issues discussed in the country reports. This volume is a strong and well founded statement about the compatibility of the collection of ethnic data for purpose of minority protection on the one hand, and the principles of data protection and informational self-determination on the other.
Central European University Press
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