Multinational Federalism: Problems and Prospects by Alain-G Gagnon

Multinational Federalism: Problems and Prospects

byAlain-G GagnonEditorM. Seymour

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A collection of state of the art reflections by fourteen leading experts in the field of multinational federalism. Seymour and Gagnon have gathered contributions from philosophers, political scientists and jurists dealing with the accommodation of peoples in countries like Belgium, Canada, Europe, Great Britain, India and Spain.

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MICHEL SEYMOUR Professor of Philosophy at the University of Montreal, Canada. His publications in English include The Plural States of Recognition (editor, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010) and The Fate of the Nation-state (editor, 2004). He also co-edited Rethinking Nationalism, Supplementary Volume XXII of the Canadian Journal of Philosophy...

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Title:Multinational Federalism: Problems and ProspectsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:May 22, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230337112

ISBN - 13:9780230337114

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Table of Contents

Introduction - Multinational Federalism: Questions and Queries; M.Seymour& A-G.Gagnon
Multinational Federalism in Multinational Federation; M.Burgess
Three Theories of Liberalism for the Three Theories of Federalism. A Hegelian Turn; F.Requejo
What Theorists of Nationalism have to Learn from Multinational States; P.Resnick
The European Union, a Plurinational Federation in Sensu Cosmopolitico; H.Dumont
Reforging the Nation. Britain, Scotland and the Crisis of Unionism; M.Keating
The United Kingdom's Experiment in Asymmetric Autonomy, and the Lessons Learned; J.McGarry
Does Devolution Foster Separatism? The Case of Catalonia; M.Guibernau
Politics and Public Sphere in Belgium. What the Case of a Federal Multilingual Country can Contribute to the Debate on Transnational Public Spheres, and Vice Versa; D.Sinardet
Asymmetry and Change in the Canadian Federation: The Limits of Political Accommodation in a Multination State; R.Iacovino & J.Erk
The Consequences of Drafting Constitutions for Constituent States in Federal Countries; J.Dinan
Should Indian Federalism Be Called Multinational?; R.Bhargava
Conclusion; M.Seymour& A-G.Gagnon