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Title Federalism and territorial cleavages / edited by Ugo M. Amoretti and Nancy Bermeo
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2004
book jacket
 RCHSS Library  JC355 F3725 2004    AVAILABLE    30560400382617
 人文社會聯圖  JC355 F3725 2004    DUE 07-20-21    30650000010724
Descript xii, 498 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Advanced industrial democracies -- Switzerland: territorial cleavage management as paragon and paradox -- Belgium: hollowing the center -- Canada: federalism, language, and regional conflict -- Spain: unfulfilled federalism (1978-1996) -- The United Kingdom: political institutions and territorial cleavages -- Italy: political institutions and the mobilization of territorial differences -- France: challenging the unitary state -- Electoral rules and party systems in federations -- Federalism and the quality of democracy in plurinational contexts: present shortcomings and possible improvements -- Developing democracies and post-communist regimes -- India: federalism and the accommodation of ethnic nationalism -- Russia: managing territorial cleavages under dual transitions -- Turkey: roots of the Turkish-Kurdish conflict and prospects for constructive reform -- Mexico: the political foundations of ethnic mobilization and ethnic autonomy (1974-2000) -- Nigeria: dilemmas of federalism in the post-military era -- Federalism and democracy: beyond the U.S. model
Subject Federal government -- Case studies
Regionalism -- Case studies
Alt Author Amoretti, Ugo M., 1969-
Bermeo, Nancy Gina, 1951-
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