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ethnic and social bases of Indian federalism

Shibani Kinkar Chaube

ethnic and social bases of Indian federalism

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Published by Centre for Studies in Social Sciences in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Federal government -- India.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementShibani Kinkar Chaube.
      SeriesOccasional paper - Centre for Studies in Social Sciences ; no. 17, Occasional paper (Centre for Studies in Social Sciences) ;, no. 17.
      ContributionsCentre for Studies in Social Sciences.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ220.S8 C47
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p. ;
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4388090M
      LC Control Number78906987

      An ethnic conflict is a conflict between two or more contending ethnic groups. While the source of the conflict may be political, social, economic or religious, the individuals in conflict must expressly fight for their ethnic group's position within society. This final criterion differentiates ethnic conflict from other forms of struggle.   In addition to this, ethnic federalism creates inconvenience for citizens regarding some administrative or legal issues. For instance, a person living in Debre Birhan has to travel all the way to Bahir Dar (more than eight hours) to attend a hearing at the Supreme Court because regional Supreme Courts sit at the capitals of the respective regions. The third ethnic social engineering (present), under investigation here, is the EPRDF government’s attempt to maintain the Ethiopian state on the basis of ethnic federalism as well as cultural, language and political autonomy at regional and sub-regional by:


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Katharine Adeney demonstrates that institutional design is the most important explanatory variable in understanding the different intensity and types of conflict in the two countries rather than the role of religion.

Adeney examines the extent to. "This book breaks new ground Adeney's conclusions are particularly instructive to both practitioners and federalism think-tanks currently contemplating the institutionalisation of federalism in states like Sri Lanka, Iraq, Nepal and Afghanistan." - Contemporary South Asia "Katharine Adeney has written a book of exceptional analytical by: Federalism has become a leading mechanism for addressing problems of human diversity and political scale, both small and large.

It establishes unity on the basis of consent while preserving diversity by constitutionally uniting separate political communities into a limited, but encompassing, polity.

Read online, or download in secure EPUB Title: Federalism and Ethnic Conflict Regulation in India and Pakistan Author: Katharine Adeney THE BOOK CAN BE DELETED by THE OWNER in THIS CASE (the chapters can be empty) CLICK to Download Federalism and Ethnic Conflict Regulation in India and Pakistan by Katharine Adeney (The FULL VERSION) FROM SECURE.

Indian federalism in larger framewo rks are, in our view, to be given due importance. e period under review marks the conclusive end of Indian exceptio nalism. INDIAN FEDERALISM AN ANALYSIS Ethnic and social bases of Indian federalism book CONTEMPORARY ISSUES Hasmita1 INDIA AS A FEDERAL STATE Article 1 of the Constitution of India says, India i.e.

Bharat shall be a Union of States. It is also stipulated in the Constitution that India i.e. Bharat shall be. The imperatives of federalism in India, particularly with linguistic states as a vital political category, have encouraged and strengthened regional parties.

43 This has given impetus to the activation of ethnic identities and has contributed to the process of conflict formation along ethnic lines. There has also been a positive aspect, in the sense that no ethnic or regional party.

theory (and practice) of federalism and to look towards the future of multicultural democracies in the age of globalization. Diversity as the foundation of the State: Indian “anticipatory multiculturalism”. For the Indian state federalism has represented, right. Introduction.

India have been governed by the foreign rulers since thousands of years i.e. French, Portuguese, Duchs, Shaka, Hunas, Kushanas, Mughalas and Britishers.

Therefore, the type and legacy of Government and administration was definitely influenced by the working and theories of above said Size: KB. International Conference on Federalism Mont-Tremblant, October BACKGROUND PAPER LANGUAGE AND FEDERALISM: THE MULTI-ETHNIC CHALLENGE Subrata K.

Mitra Department of Political Science South Asia Institute Heidelberg, Germany Introduction Largely for historical reasons, the role of language has remained outside mainstream research on federalism. The features of Indian Federalism are: The constitution of India had originally provided the two-tier system of government- central Government and state government.

The third year of federalism was added later in the form of Panchayat and municipality. The three tiers enjoy separate jurisdiction.

Abstract In multiethnic country, respect of diversity and ethnic equality is a major tool for national integration. To do this, strong good governance and democratic institutions are very important. In line with this, the state structure which ethnic and social bases of Indian federalism book.

Indian federalism and tribal self-rule Ethnic conflicts and secessionism result in a delegation of powers to sub-state councils to protect aboriginal identity and culture. BY HARIHAR BHATTACHARYYA Mass migrationOn FebruIndia signed a tripartite ethnic accord with the Bodos, an aboriginal tribe, and the state government The Bodoland unrest was of.

The Ethnic and Social Basis of Indian Federalism. By Shibani Kinkar Chaube. Publisher: Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta. Year: OAI identifier: oai: Provided by: IDS OpenDocs.

Download PDF Author: Shibani Kinkar Chaube. 2 Federalism, Federations and Ethnic Conflict: Concepts and Theories Introduction At the beginning of the 21 st century, federalism once again proved its resilience as an important form of government and ideological dispensation.

This is despite recurrent scepticism about its desirability and appropriateness in a globalising world. Rival Claims: Ethnic Violence and Territorial Autonomy under Indian Federalism - Kindle edition by Lacina, Bethany. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Rival Claims: Ethnic Violence and Territorial Autonomy under Indian by: 2. Meles Zenawi and his government adopted ethnic federalism to establish the equality of all ethnic groups in present day Ethiopia.

Features of ethnic federalism have been displayed also in other countries, including Nepal, Pakistan, South Sudan, and Yugoslavia.

concerning the role of federalism in the handling of national and ethnic issues. The first ones are the normative federalist ideologies which often 4 See: John McGarry and Brendan O’Leary, „The political regulation of national and ethnic conflict”, Parliamentary Affairs,Vol.

47, No. (January ), pp. Muhabie Mekonnen Mengistu. Ethnic Federalism: A Means for Managing or a Triggering Factor for Ethnic Conflicts in Ethiopia. Vol. 4, No. 4,pp. doi: / Abstract: Being one of the most diverse nations in the world, Ethiopia is not an exception to be free from ethnic conflicts due to its weak political.

Ethnic Diversity and Federalism: Constitution Making in South Africa and Ethiopia Yonatan Tesfaye Fessha How federalism can be used to provide recognition and accommodate ethnic groups is an important topic, not only in Africa, but in multi-ethnic communities around the world.

Hindu areas in united India, in he had opposed any ‘territorial redis- tribution that might a ff ect the Muslim majority of population in the Punjab, Bengal and : Katharine Adeney. Ethnic Federalism brings a much-needed comparative dimension to the discussion of this experiment in Ethiopia.

Ethnic Federalism closely examines aspects of the Ethiopean case and asks why the use of territorial decentralism to accommodate ethnic differences has been generally unpopular in Africa, while it is growing in popularity in the West.

Caste, territory and federalism. as languages spoken by a majority of the population in particular regions seem more likely candidates to be the basis of statehood within a multi-ethnic or multi-national federal system. A full account of the federal restructuring which took place in is offered in my book.

Louise Tillin, Remapping. A renowned expert on federalism, Professor Ronald L Watts defends the Indian approach claiming that “In some cases, however, where territorial social diversity and fragmentation is strong, it has been considered desirable, as in Canada and India initially, and in Spain, to give the federal government sufficiently strong, and even overriding.

Federalism in India describes the distribution of legal authority across national, state and local governments in India. It is embedded from the Canadian model of federalism. [citation needed]The Constitution of India establishes a federal structure to the Indian government, declaring it to be a "Union of States".

Part XI of the Indian constitution specifies the. For Amhara and national elites, ethnic federalism impedes a strong, unitary nation-state. For ethno-national rebel groups like the ONLF (Ogaden National Liberation Front; Somalis in the Ogaden) and OLF (Oromo Liberation Front; the Oromo), ethnic federalism remains artificial.

Comparative Federalism uses a comparative approach to explore the contemporary nature and meanings of federalism and federation. Providing both a detailed theoretical examination and fresh case studies, it clearly distinguishes between ‘federation’, a particular kind of state, and ‘feder-alism’, the thinking that drives and promotes it.

Federalism in India 1. Federalism Its meaning and working in India 2. Feaderalism: what it means It is an institutional mechanism to accommodate two sets of polities— one at the regional level and the other at the national level Each government is autonomous in its own spheres They have their own boundaries, institutions & in some cases own constitution.

India’s founding fathers never viewed decentralisation as mere administrative tool to address this complex web of ethnic, cultural, religious, and linguistic : Swaran Singh. For a brief description of the reorganization of states in India, see P.C. Mathur, Social Bases of Indian Politics (Jaipur: Aalekh Publishers, ), chap.

9, pp. These lists, along with the "Union list," where only the Union Parliament has exclusive rights to make laws, are included in the Seventh Schedule of the Indian Constitution. India and Nigeria are similar in their contexts. 7 They differ mainly with regard to their integrationist (Nigeria) or accommodationist (India) approach to federalism (Lijphart8; Adeney ; Horowitz; Suberu and Diamond ).

There have been several conflicts in both countries, but not all of them were resolved by federal by: 3. The Government of India Actwhich formally introduced the federal system with a strong central government in British India, provided the basis of federalism in Pakistan after independence.

Thus, the existence of a highly centralized federal system was the product of its colonial history, which continued in the post independence period. The intent of ethnic federalism was to democratize Ethiopian society through the devolution of decision-making authority to the local level.

Instead, ethnic-federalism has morphed, with local and regional ethnic elites undoing the social fabric of Ethiopian society in which peaceful coexistence among various ethnic and religious groups was the.

Ethnic-based federalism and ethnicity in Ethiopia: reassessing the experiment after 20 years. Journal of Eastern African Studies: Vol. 5, Ethiopia's revolutionary democracy, –, pp.

Cited by:   India's federalism is more linguistic based than on geography. But geography itself was a reason for linguistic differentiation in India. Historic clashes ends in a stalemate at geographical regions (ex: tungabadra Doab was a bone of contention i.

political unity between various social entities in a society in large number of nation-states, springs from constitutional foundations. In the case of Pakistan, a heterogeneous society being divided into a number of ethnic and linguistic groups, federalism has been considered an important means to secure political harmony in the Size: 23KB.

In this essay we will discuss about the Indian Federalism System. After reading this essay you will learn about: 1. Historical Background of Indian Federalism System 2. Federal Features of Indian Constitution 3. Non-Federal Features of Indian Constitution 4.

Evaluation of Federal System 5. India’s Federal Structure and Nation Building 6. Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social and Management Sciences, Nigeria Police Academy Wudil Kano State, Nigeria Email: [email protected] Abstract In the context of federalism, the central government and the federating units, interacts on the basis of federal, State and Local Size: 88KB.

Kashmir's asymmetrical status in the Indian constitution did not stem from a recognition that its ethnic or religious distinctiveness constituted a basis for a higher degree of self-government than other Indian states, even though its majority Muslim population was a major reason for the dispute in and over the by: FEDERALISM AND CENTER-STATE RELATIONSFEDERALISM AND CENTER-STATE RELATIONS The achievements of Indian federalism are quite astounding and counterintuitive.

Despite the multiplicity of social and ethnic divisions, federal institutions have survived. In the s and s, language was a divisive issue, but since the implementation of linguistic.

Book Reviews / African and Asian Studies 11 () Lovise Politics of Ethnicity in Ethiopia: Actors, Power and Mobilization under Eth-nic Federalism, E. J. Brill Publishers,paper, pp. $ Lovise Aalen’s page book, The Politics of Ethnicity in Ethiopia: Actors, Power and Mobiliza- tion Under Ethnic Federalism, is made up of a laconic File Size: KB.Popular Federalism Books Showing of 94 The Federalist Papers (Kindle Edition) by.

The covenant motif is central to the biblical world view, the basis of all relationships, the mechanism for defining and allocating authority, and the foundation of the biblical political teaching.”.

Indian federalism is seen as a method of accommodation of regionalism in India. Federalism is seen here as a political equilibrium, which results from the appropriate balance between shared rule and self-rule.

In the post Second World War period, many post-colonial countries adopted federalism as a method of governance in multi-ethnic contexts.