Shades of federalism - volume 1

Keil, S., Keil, S. and Munz, A., eds. (2018) Shades of federalism - volume 1. 1 ed. Shades of Federalism, 1. Yangon: Hanns Seidel Foundation.

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Abstract

Discussing and debating federalism, and its many shades, forms and sub-topics, has become an essential element of the political discourse in Myanmar.

Since the move to parliamentary democracy after the first free elections in 2010, and particularly since the signing of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) between eight ethnic armed organisations (EAOs) and the Tatmadaw in 2015, federalism has become an intense debate.
The short contributions in this volume look at some of the theoretical aspects in the debate on federalism. They discuss elements such as shared-rule and self-rule, the link to minority rights, linguistic rights’
protection and the potential of federalism to overcome violent confict. Each paper takes a particular view on an aspect of federalism, demonstrating its complexity, both in academic and in very practical terms.

Item Type: Edited Book
Subjects: J Political Science
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
Divisions: Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences > School of Psychology, Politics and Sociology
Depositing User: Dr Soeren Keil
Date Deposited: 22 May 2018 13:22
Last Modified: 22 May 2018 13:22
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/17333

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