in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World
March 2009; p ublished online November 2007 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam.
[This entry contains two subentries: Minorities in Muslim Societies Muslim Minorities in Non-Muslim Societies]
in International Law
P ublished online March 2012 .
Article. Subjects: International Law; International Courts and Tribunals; Private International Law and Conflict of Laws; Public International Law. 32195 words.
Although there is still no generally agreed-upon definition of the concept “minority,” it has become clear that most indigenous peoples also qualify as minorities (while having some extra...
in Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law
January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: International Law. 489 words.
While treaty stipulations guaranteeing certain rights to minorities date back to the time of the Reformation, the movement to protect
in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage
January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 335 words.
1 Minority has meanings at the other end of the scale of magnitude from *majority. Like majority it
in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World
January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 3938 words.
[This entry includes three subentries, an overview and discussions of minority nationalities in China and in Japan.]
in The Handbook of International Financial Terms
January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 73 words.
Less than 50%. This can apply to a situation such as when only a minority of the firm's common stock
in The New Oxford Companion to Law
January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 1584 words.
Minorities, as collective entities, exist in varied forms and sizes. There are ethnic, linguistic, cultural, racial, religious, sociological, political, and