Identity and Territorial Autonomy in Plural Societies
Edited by Ramón Máiz, Safran William
Published March 1st 2000 by Routledge – 296 pages
Focusing on autonomy in countries whose societies are marked by ethnic diversity, this work examines the effects of territorial solutions to the safeguarding of cultural identities. Contributors distinguish among types of autonomy and their impact on pluralism, democracy and unity of the state.
'Insightful essays rich in conceptualization and empirical analysis, especially of the historical-institutional type … reference work providing suggestive points of departure for those seeking cutting-edge work in this field.' - Choice
'Well-written and informative … I would recommend this book to both scholars and practitioners.'
- Commonwealth and Comparitive Politics
'Majstorovic's analysis of the conflict between Serbs and Albanians over the region of Kosovo is an interesting and, in general, quite balanced chapter.' - Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies