This book compares and contrasts recent cases from European, Africa, Asia, and Latin American in which new forms of autonomy regimes have been implemented in ethnically diverse societies.
Acknowledging the significance of recent developments in the design of complex and innovative autonomy regimes and focusing on different options that are available for their design, this book makes an important contribution to, and moves forward the current debate among scholars and practitioner on institutional design in ethnically diverse societies by:
Establishing the role of institutional design in ethnically diverse societies
Analyzing in-depth a key approach to state construction ethnically diverse societies-the creation of autonomy regimes-and assessing its applicability from the perspective of viable political institutions
Examining recent cases from Europe, Asia and Latin America in which new forms of autonomy regimes have contributed to peace and stability in ethnically diverse societies
Comparing and contrasting, on the basis of in-depth case studies, the features that characterize successful institutional design of autonomy regimes in ethnically diverse societies
Assessing the current state of the theory and practice of institutional design in ethnically divers societies
"Autonomy, Self Governance and Conflict Resolution "will interest students and researchers of governance, ethnic conflict and nationalism.
'The authors of each of the books sections provide a wealth of interesting cases, the writings in this volume draw a gripping picture of the media's changing role within it, from an instrument of autocratic power to an independent voice.'
- Political Studies Review
Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Pol
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 276
Published: 7th April 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.23 x 15.65
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 1