By Ferran Requejo,Miquel Caminal Badia

This e-book presents a theoretical and comparative research of federalism and federations in plurinational democracies, studying how states with targeted peoples and groups coexist (or not).

Through a theoretical method of democracy and federalism, and interdisciplinary research of plurinationality in country association, together with case experiences of the united kingdom, Russia, Canada, Belgium, India, Spain, Switzerland and Bolivia, this article assesses the chances and bounds of federalism so that it will realize and accommodate multinationalism in plurinational democracies. It evaluates a number of techniques utilized by states to aid nationwide, ethnic, linguistic or spiritual collectives in present-day liberal democracies. top students within the box assessment the institutional and useful repercussions in regards to the factor of popularity and lodging of nationwide minorities in a globalised international, via various theoretical views to accumulate an in depth photo of difficulties and ideas to multinationalism. having a look either inside of and past the country, this is often a useful exam of dilemmas and institutional demanding situations confronted by means of many smooth democracies.

Federalism, Plurinationality and Democratic Constitutionalism may be of curiosity to scholars, researchers and students of democracy, nationalism, federalism and constitutionalism.

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