Practising Self-Government

A Comparative Study of Autonomous Regions

Yash Ghai (Redaktør) ; Sophia Woodman (Redaktør)

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An examination of how the constitutional frameworks for autonomies around the world really work.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Introduction: nature and origins of autonomy Yash Ghai; 1. Seeking autonomy in a decentralised federation: the case of Quebec Richard Simeon and Luc Turgeon; 2. Property and happiness through autonomy: the self-government of the Aland Islands in Finland Markku Suksi; 3. Puerto Rico: autonomy or colonial subordination? Efren Rivera-Ramos; 4. Foundations and institutions of South-Tyrol's autonomy in Italy Oskar Peterlini; 5. Kashmir: the vanishing autonomy Jill Cottrell; 6. Autonomies of scale: precarious self-government on Norfolk Island Helen Irving; 7. The autonomy of Catalonia: the unending search for a place within pluralist Spain Carlos Flores Juberias; 8. Zanzibar in Tanzania: from sovereign to autonomy? Yash Ghai; 9. Defective democracy in a failed state? Bridging constitutional design, politics and ethnic division in Bosnia-Herzegovina Josef Marko; 10. Hong Kong's autonomy: dialects of powers and institutions Yash Ghai; 11. The autonomy of devolved Scotland Chris Himsworth; 12. Macau: transformation of a historic autonomy Paulo Cardinal; 13. Autonomy and conflict resolution in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea Anthony J. Regan; 14. Comparative perspectives on institutional frameworks for autonomy Sophia Woodman and Yash Ghai.

Om forfatteren

Yash Ghai is Professor Emeritus at the University of Hong Kong and Director of the Katiba Institute, Nairobi. He is a world renowned expert and for the past 30 years has been deeply involved in the study of autonomy systems. Sophia Woodman is faculty member of the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh. She is a sociologist who studies Chinese politics, including the politics of autonomy and minorities in contemporary China.