General introduction: groups, selves, and the state / Christine Sistare Pt. 1. The nature of groups and group rights. Introduction: alternatives for a theory of group rights / Carl Wellman ; Group rights and social ontology / Carol C. Gould ; Nonvoluntary social groups / Ann E. Cudd ; What are group rights? / George Rainbolt ; Institutions: a technique for analyzing group entitlements / Christopher Gray ; Groups: rights, wrongs, and culture / Thomas W. Simon Pt. 2. Groups and democratic theory. Introduction: groups and democratic theory / Larry May ; Democracy and the problem of persistent minorities / Steven Lee ; Group values and liberal democracy / Joan L. McGregor ; Rights, democracy, and distribution: economic justice / Rex Martin ; Duties of group membership: justice as reciprocity and liberal democratic institutions / Patricia Smith ; Recognition, identity, and the accommodation of differences: groups in the liberal state / Emily R. Gill Pt. 3. Cultural, ethnic, and religious rights. Introduction: education, religion, and affirmative action / Leslie Francis ; Indigenous groups and American democracy: substantive approaches to cultural pluralism / Rebecca Tsosie ; Froup land rights / Edmund Abegg ; In defense of the diversity state / Robert N. Van Wyk ; Group rights, autonomy, and the free exercise of religion / Erik A. Anderson ; One cheer for affirmative action / William Nelson .
"An AMINTAPHIL volume"--P. preceding t.p. Includes bibliographical references and index.