Divided, We Secede
One important tradition in political science conceives of the Civil War in the United States serving as the functional equivalent of the English and French Revolutions, bringing with it the victory of liberal democratic industrialism over aristocratic agriculturalism. From this perspective, the...
To Be Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge
Does Self-Rule Accommodate or Exacerbate Ethnic Divisions?
The paradox of federalism is about whether self-rule accommodates or exacerbates ethnic divisions. A federal arrangement which formally recognizes ethno-linguistic diversity to help manage divisions can also pave the way for eventual disintegration. The case studies in this book cover a wide...
Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge