Autonomy, Self Governance and Conflict Resolution: Innovative approaches to Institutional Design in Divided Societies, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Autonomy, Self Governance and Conflict Resolution

Innovative approaches to Institutional Design in Divided Societies, 1st Edition

Edited by Marc Weller, Stefan Wolff


292 pages

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Conflicts over the rights of self-defined population groups to determine their own destiny within the boundaries of existing states are among the most violent forms of inter-communal conflict.

Many experts agree that autonomy regimes are a useful framework within which competing claims to self-determination can be accommodated. This volume explores and analyses the different options available. The contributors assess the current state of the theory and practice of institutional design for the settlement of self-determination conflicts, and also compare and contrast detailed case studies on autonomous regimes in the former Yugoslavia, the Crimea, Åland, Northern Ireland, Latin America, Indonesia and Vietnam.

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Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

International relations is a rapidly changing area of research, reacting to and anticipating an ever more integrated and globalised world. This series aims to publish the best new work in the field of international relations, and of politics more generally. Books in the series challenge existing empirical and normative theories, and advance new paradigms as well as presenting significant new research.

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POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General