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Identity and Territorial Autonomy in Plural Societies

1st Edition

Edited by Ramón Máiz, Safran William


294 pages

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Focusing on autonomy in countries whose societies are marked by ethnic diversity, this work examines the effects of territorial solutions to the safeguarding of cultural identities. Contributors distinguish among types of autonomy and their impact on pluralism, democracy and unity of the state.


'Insightful essays rich in conceptualization and empirical analysis, especially of the historical-institutional type … reference work providing suggestive points of departure for those seeking cutting-edge work in this field.' - Choice

'Well-written and informative … I would recommend this book to both scholars and practitioners.'

- Commonwealth and Comparitive Politics

'Majstorovic's analysis of the conflict between Serbs and Albanians over the region of Kosovo is an interesting and, in general, quite balanced chapter.' - Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies

About the Series

Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

This  series draws attention to some of the most exciting issues in current world political debate: nation-building, autonomy and self-determination; ethnic identity, conflict and accommodation; pluralism, multiculturalism and the politics of language; ethnonationalism, irredentism and separatism; and immigration, naturalization and citizenship. The series includes monographs as well as edited volumes, and through the use of case studies and comparative analyses will bring together some of the best work to be found in the field.

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