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Autonomy and Ethnic Conflict in South and South-East Asia by Rajat Ganguly

By Rajat Ganguly

This ebook makes use of empirical facts from a variety of case experiences to check the connection among territorial and neighborhood autonomy, the countryside and ethnic clash answer in South and South-East Asia.

The notion of territorial or local autonomy holds centre level within the literature on ethnic clash payment since it is meant on the way to reconcile paradoxical goals: the maintenance of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the country, and the delight of ethnic minorities’ correct to nationwide self-determination. Critics argue, in spite of the fact that, that autonomy will not be the panacea for ethnic clash in all circumstances.

The contributing authors start with the idea that of territorial or local autonomy and topic it to a rigorous empirical research, which supplies trustworthy proof concerning the suitability of the autonomy technique to intractable ethnic conflicts. Drawing upon case reports from Kashmir, Assam, Sri Lanka, Aceh, Mindanao and Southern Thailand, this edited quantity argues that autonomy preparations may perhaps at most sensible paintings to unravel just a handful of separatist ethnic conflicts in South and South-East Asia.

This booklet might be of a lot curiosity to scholars of South and South-East Asia, Asian defense, ethnic clash, peace reviews and IR in general.

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