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Book Review: J. McEvoy and B. O'Leary (eds). Power Sharing in Deeply Divided Places (U. Penn. Press, 2013)

McDaid, Shaun (2014) Book Review: J. McEvoy and B. O'Leary (eds). Power Sharing in Deeply Divided Places (U. Penn. Press, 2013). Nations and Nationalism, 20 (4). pp. 826-828. ISSN 1354-5078

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Abstract

Power-sharing is a key component of many peace settlements in divided societies. Scholarship on power-sharing is heavily influenced by Arend Lijphart’s pioneering work on consociational theory. Advocates of consociational power-sharing argue that it is a pragmatic means of dealing with competing ethnic identities which are durable, (as opposed to primordial), rather than malleable – a proposition not without its critics

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AuthorMcDaid, ShaunUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences > Academy for British and Irish Studies
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Research in the Social Sciences
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Depositing User: Shaun Mcdaid
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2014 14:01
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2015 12:52
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/19480

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