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Beyond the all-encompassing nation
Throughout the world, liberal-democracies are grappling with increasing claims made in the name of minority national, socio-cultural and ethno-cultural identities that seek greater recognition in the institutions of the nation-state. This work inserts itself into debates centred on diversity...
Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge
A Comparative Regional Study
This book examines the impact of the federal restructuring of Ethiopia on ethnic conflicts. The adoption of ethnic federalism in Ethiopia was closely related with the problem of creating a state structure that could be used as instrument of managing the complex ethno-linguistic diversity of the...
Published May 29th 2013 by Routledge
This is the first comparative volume available on multinational federations, bringing together an international range of experts on federalism. Multinational federations are federal states intended to provide a framework that can accommodate, manage and resolve some of the most intractable...
Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge
State, society and congruence in Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany and Switzerland
This book deals with the theoretical and empirical questions of federalism in the context of five case studies: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany and Switzerland. The central argument is that in the long run the political institutions of federalism adapt to achieve congruence with the underlying...
Published July 29th 2010 by Routledge
Federal Democracies examines the evolution of the relationship between federalism and democracy. Taking the late 18th century US Federal Experience as its starting-point, the book uses the contributions of Calhoun, Bryce and Proudhon as 19th century conceptual prisms through which we can witness...
Published February 17th 2010 by Routledge
New Sub-States' Governance and Strategies
Contemporary globalization is transforming and undermining the role of the nation-state, causing it to lose its grip on both the national economy and identity. This is a penetrating analysis of this phenomenon and an explorationn of how governments - national, regional, local, global...
Published February 26th 2009 by Routledge
The Spanish Case
This book addresses the democratic accommodation of national pluralism through federal rules. The key question is: can federalism be a fair and workable way of articulating multinational societies according to revised liberal-democratic patterns? In recent years, scholarly discussion on this issue...
Published February 9th 2005 by Routledge
Wales and Saxony as Modern Regions in Europe
The question of how to organize and manage sustainable regional development has recently come to the fore in many places across the industrialized countries of Central and Western Europe, and especially within the European Union (EU).This book looks at the home-grown natural, economic and social,...
Published February 4th 2004 by Routledge
Cross-Border Cooperation and Governance
The "deepening and widening" of the EU has thrown its changing internal and external borders into sharp relief. This work demonstrates that borders are key spaces within which issues such as identity, memory and trust, and communication between states continue to be played out and transformed....
Published February 28th 2003 by Routledge
The papers that comprise this collection examine the role of competing European, national, ethnic and regional identities over the introduction of new regional levels of government in the former Soviet and now Central and Eastern European states....
Published July 29th 2002 by Routledge
Comparative Federalism and Intergovernmental Agreements: Analysing Australia, Canada, Germany, South Africa, Switzerland and the United States
To Be Published June 29th 2014