Referendums and Ethnic Conflict

One of the world's leading experts in referendums, Qvortrup provides a timely, intensively researched account of the history, practice, and theory of referendums on national issues. The book presents a state-of-the-art political science analysis of issues pertaining to democracy and national self-determination.

Referendums and Ethnic Conflict

Matt Qvortrup

2014 | 200 pages | Cloth $69.95
Political Science
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Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1. The History and Logic of Ethnonational Referendums, 1791-1945
Chapter 2. Difference-Managing Referendums
Chapter 3. Secession and Partition
Chapter 4. Ethnonational Referendums in Constitutional Law
Chapter 5. Right-Sizing Referendums
Chapter 6. Difference-Eliminating Referendums: E Pluribus Unum?
Chapter 7. EU Referendums: Nationalism and the Politics of Supranational Integration
Chapter 8. Regulation of Ethnonational Referendums: A Comparative Overview
Conclusion. Patterns and Tendencies in Ethnonational Referendums

Appendix. Legislation and Litigation

Notes
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments