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Federalism and multi-ethnic societies

Stella Seibert

Federalism and multi-ethnic societies

opportunities and limitations : ideas for the discussion on federalism in Sri Lanka

by Stella Seibert

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Published by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in Colombo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Federal government -- Sri Lanka,
  • Multiculturalism -- Sri Lanka

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 21).

    StatementStella Seibert.
    SeriesFES publication -- 61
    ContributionsFriedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (Sri Lanka)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ653.5.S8+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21 p. ;
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16287439M
    LC Control Number2006542428

    In this book, the author focuses on the semi-authoritarian regimes of Venezuela, Egypt, Azerbaijan, Croatia and Senegal. 3 See M. Burgess and A.-G. Gagnon, Comparative Federalism and Federation: Competing Traditions and Future Directions (Harvester Wheatsheaf, New York, ), P. King, Federalism and Federation.


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Federalism and multi-ethnic societies; The Future of Australian Federalism. The Future of Australian Federalism Comparative and Interdisciplinary Perspectives.

Chapter. Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. The Future of Australian Federalism. Edited by Gabrielle Appleby. This book provides a comprehensive and detailed examination of the successes and failures of federalism in a diverse range of multi-ethnic polities and societies.

It offers excellent coverage of the experiences of a wide range of contemporary states with specially commissioned contributions from established cturer: Routledge.

Rationale for Adopting Federalism in Multiethnic Societies Federalism is a system of government in which a written constitution divides power between a central government and regional or sub-divisional governments.

Both types of government are supreme within their proper sphere of authority. Both have to. This book provides a comprehensive and detailed examination of the successes and failures of federalism in a diverse range of multi-ethnic polities and societies.

It offers excellent coverage of the experiences of a wide range of contemporary states with specially commissioned contributions from established by: Federalism emerged as an important instrument of nation/state building after the collapse of European colonial empires in the immediate post World War II period (Watts a: 2).

In this respect, many post-colonial multi-ethnic countries of Asia and Africa adopted federalism.1 Even if several of these federations failed in their infancy. A multinational state is a sovereign state that comprises two or more nations or contrasts a nation state, where a single nation accounts for the bulk of the ing on the definition of "nation" (which touches on ethnicity, language, and political identity), a multinational state might also be multicultural or multilingual.

Ethnic federalism is a federal system of national government in which the federated units are defined according to d terms are multi-ethnic federalism and ethnofederalism.

This type of federation is identified above all with the governance of Meles Zenawi from the s in Ethiopia, where it has sometimes been known as Zenawism. Meles Zenawi and his government adopted ethnic. This book provides a comprehensive and detailed examination of the successes and failures of federalism in a diverse range of multi-ethnic polities and societies.

It offers excellent coverage of the experiences of a wide range of contemporary states with specially commissioned contributions from established by: Book Reviews / African and Asian Studies 11 () Lovise Politics of Ethnicity in Ethiopia: Actors, Power and Mobilization under Eth-nic Federalism, E.

Brill Publishers,paper, pp. $ Lovise Aalen’s page book, The Politics of Ethnicity in Ethiopia: Actors, Power and Mobiliza- tion Under Ethnic Federalism, is made up of a laconic preface, eight File Size: KB.

Get this from a library. Federalism as conflict-management device for multiethnic and multicultural societies: the case of Sudan. [Omer Awadella Ali Gasmelseid].

International Conference on Federalism Mont-Tremblant, October BACKGROUND PAPER LANGUAGE AND FEDERALISM: THE MULTI-ETHNIC CHALLENGE Subrata K.

Mitra Department of Political Science South Asia Institute Heidelberg, Germany Introduction Largely for historical reasons, the role of language has remained outside mainstream research on federalism.

This book provides a comprehensive and detailed examination of the successes and failures of federalism in a diverse range of multi-ethnic polities and offers excellent coverage of the experiences of a wide range of contemporary states with specially commissioned contributions from esta.

Read "The State, Development and Identity in Multi-Ethnic Societies Ethnicity, Equity and the Nation" by available from Rakuten Kobo. The controversial work of Amy Chua argues that, as rapid modernization, industrialization, technological change and glob Brand: Taylor And Francis.

This book provides a comprehensive and detailed examination of the successes and failures of federalism in a diverse range of multi-ethnic polities and societies. It offers excellent coverage of the experiences of a wide range of contemporary states with specially commissioned contributions from established : Ethnic Federalism brings a much-needed comparative dimension to the discussion of this experiment in Ethiopia.

Ethnic Federalism closely examines aspects of the Ethiopean case and asks why the use of territorial decentralism to accommodate ethnic differences has been generally unpopular in Africa, while it is growing in popularity in the West. Political scientists, anthropologists, development practitioners, and policy makers dealing with multi-ethnic societies, federalism, ethnic conflict regulation, and the nature of ethnic identities.

Africanists and readers of Ethiopian politics and by: The continuing debate among social and political commentators over the utility of federalism in a multi-ethnic federation like Nigeria, as well as the unending clamour in some parts of the country for the dissolution of the federal union, make the writing not only of.

This book provides a comprehensive and detailed examination of the successes and failures of federalism in a diverse range of multi-ethnic polities and societies. It offers excellent coverage of the experiences of a wide range of contemporary states with specially commissioned contributions from established authorities.

Finally, the fourth section, which concludes the paper, reinforces our argument for the retention of the practice of federalism in the multi-ethnic state. Federalism: Conceptual Clarifications In federal studies, it is important to conceptualise such terms as 'federalism', 'federation', 'confederalism' and 'confederation' or 'confederacy' and.

and the Jacobins’ unitarism, federalism has a clearly negative connotation.6 This concept states that the federative structure weakens and endangers the unity of the state, especially if the federative structure is an ethno-federal one.

In post French history federalism was linked with counter. multi ethnic societies. I will explore ethnic conflicts that have occurred in different nation-states across the globe; specifically I will examine the conditions that contribute to an increased likelihood of ethnic conflict within multi ethnic societies and the way in resolves ethnic problem in the multi ethnic Size: KB.

from Part III - Federalism and multi-ethnic societies By Suri Ratnapala Edited by Gabrielle Appleby, University of Adelaide, Nicholas Aroney, University of Queensland, Thomas John. The controversial work of Amy Chua argues that, as rapid modernization, industrialization, technological change and globalization bring about fundamental changes in national, ethnic and class identities, especially in developing countries, there is a danger that the laissez-faire capitalist system will cause serious racial conflagration, especially in societies where there is ethnic minority Brand: Taylor And Francis.

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In broader spectrums, their arguments can be divided into two different as the same time opposing responses to federalism and its effects in managing multi-ethnic societies.

The first groups of scholars debated that federalism is a means to mitigate most of the problems raised by ethnic and minority nationalist conflicts (Lijphart and. of federalism, by stressing the social, cultural, ethnic and historical aspects of potential federal societies (as the centripetal forces within the federal/pluralistic society) [3].

These theoretical postulations are instructive to understanding the dynamics of successful and crises-ridden federal states. In societiesAuthor: Acheoah Ofeh Augustine. Though the rationale of federalism is by no means limited to a solution of problems in multi-ethnic states, federalism certainly has special relevance for ethnically heterogeneous societies.

In a unitary state, as it exists presently in Sri Lanka, national minorities feel marginalized and excluded from political decision making, because of the. With the multifaceted differences among the peoples of Nigeria, a unitary form of government seemed improbable, and the choice of federalism became almost inevitable.

Therefore, the adoption of a federal political framework in Nigeria was a necessity as the system was the only viable option for a multi-ethnic country like Nigeria. Examining how institutions of multi-ethnic states have been designed to accommodate ethnic diversity while at the same time maintaining national unity, this book locates institutional responses to the challenges of ethnic diversity within the context of a federal arrangement.

No. 1: Deep divisions within pluralistic societies are favorable for creating and sustaining authoritarian systems. Many multi-ethnic societies are not democratic. 2: Authoritarian systems have a strong tendency to be centralized and unitary, even if some pretend to be federal systems (like the former Soviet Union, or Russia today).

Abstract. Recent changes in eastern Europe have spawned recommendations on political structures, with considerable attention given to federalism as a Cited by:   Minority advocates in Nigeria share the general belief that in multi-ethnic societies such as Nigeria, federalism creates opportunities for mutual co-existence between ethnic majorities and.

Federalism is the theory or advocacy of federal principles for dividing powers between member units and common institutions. Unlike in a unitary state, sovereignty in federal political orders is non-centralized, often constitutionally, between at least two levels so that units at each level have final authority and can be self governing in some issue area.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook. Thus, federalism is considered as a multi-layered political structure that facilitates both unity and diversity: “The federal idea, in short, is generally conceived as a compromise, conveyed by the image of checks and balances between unity and diversity, autonomy and sovereignty, the national and regional.” (Smithp.5) It is a system.

Political scientists, anthropologists, development practitioners, and policy makers dealing with multi-ethnic societies, federalism, ethnic conflict regulation, and the nature of ethnic identities. Africanists and readers of Ethiopian politics and societies.

This book provides a detailed empirical study of this system at work in the complex. 1 Federalism (Federation) as a Method of Ethnic Conflict Regulation1 John McGarry Univ.

of Waterloo Working paper – to be presented at the ECPR conference in Turin, March This paper is not to be cited without the permission of the author. ethnic federalism is a viable way of resolving conflict between ethnonationalism and state nationalism.

Now that the ethnic federal experiment is more than a decade old, it is possible to make a tentative evaluation of its performance. This paper consists of four sections: 1) a. Ethnicity became “the basis for the internal organization of the federal state” () as a multi-ethnic entity.

But Fessha questions the representativeness of the ethnic organizations that created the multi-ethnic federal state (). Multi-ethnic federalism was a Author: Alem Habtu. Federalism and Police Systems. January ; This book aims to provide a general support and awareness raising of core notions related to the democratic police system in a federal structure Author: Sebastian Roché.and what factors have separating influences on Ethiopia‟s multi-ethnic society in order to estimate whether the current political form is reducing or exacerbating potential for ethnic conflict.

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