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Constitutional design for divided societies : integration or accommodation?

Author: Sujit Choudhry
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How should constitutions respond to the challenges raised by ethnic, linguistic, religious, and cultural differences? In this volume, leading scholars of constitutional law, comparative politics and political theory address this debate at a conceptual level, as well as through numerous country case-studies.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sujit Choudhry
ISBN: 9780199535415 0199535418
OCLC Number: 180470136
Description: xvi, 474 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Bridging comparative politics and comparative constitutional law : constitutional design in divided societies / Sujit Choudhry --
Integration or accommodation? : the enduring debate in conflict regulation / John McGarry, Brendan O'Leary, and Richard Simeon --
Beyond the dichotomy of universalism and difference : four responses to cultural diversity / Alan Patten --
The internationalization of minority rights / Will Kymlicka --
Does the world need more Canada? : the politics of the Canadian model in constitutional politics and political theory / Sujit Choudhry --
Ethnic identity and democratic institutions : a dynamic perspective / Richard H. Pildes --
Indonesia's quasi-federalist approach : accommodation amid strong integrationist tendencies / Jacques Bertrand --
Integrationist and accommodationist measures in Nigeria's constitutional engineering : successes and failures / John Boye Ejobowah --
The limits of constitutionalism in the Muslim world : history and identity in Islamic law / Anver E. Emon --
A tale of three constitutions : ethnicity and politics in Fiji / Yash Ghai and Jill Cottrell --
Rival nationalisms in a plurinational state : Spain, Catalonia, and the Basque country / Michael Keating --
Iraq's constitution of 2005 : liberal consociation as political prescription / John McGarry and Brendan O'Leary --
Consociation and its critics : Northern Ireland after the Belfast Agreement / John McGarry and Brendan O'Leary --
Recognition without empowerment : minorities in a democratic South Africa / Christina Murray and Richard Simeon --
Giving with one hand : Scottish devolution within a unitary state / Stephen Tierney.
Responsibility: edited by Sujit Choudhry.
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