xii, 498 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
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 multinational contexts : present shortcomings and possible improvements Developing democracies and postcommunist regimes India : federalism and the accommodation of ethnic nationalism Russia : managing territorial cleavages under dual transitions Nigeria : dilemmas of federalism Mexico : the political foundations of indigenous mobilization and ethnoterritorial conflict (1975-2000) Turkey : roots of the Turkish-Kurdish conflict and prospects for constructive reform Federalism, nationalism, and secession : the communist and postcommunist experience Federalism and democracy : beyond the U.S. model.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.