Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 July 2006

272 Pages

ISBN: 9780198293354

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Negotiating Nationalism

Nation-Building, Federalism, and Secession in the Multinational State

Wayne Norman

  • Addresses some of the key challenges which arise when two or more national communities share the same state
  • Evaluates the political and institutional choices of citizens and governments in states with rival nationalist nation-building projects
  • Provides the most systematic attempt to derive a theory of secession from a theory of federal constitutionalism