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Title The politics of ethnicity in Ethiopia : actors, power and mobilisation under ethnic federalism / by Lovise Aalen
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 214 pages) : maps
Series African social studies series ; v. 25
African social studies series ; v. 25
Contents Introduction: the limits of institutions in multiethnic societies -- 'National self-determination': federalism the Ethiopian way -- The historical trajectories of local ethnic polities: the Sidama and the Wolayta -- Ethnic politics in play: implementing self-determination in a South Ethiopian context -- Crafting ethnic politics: the formation of parties in Sidama and Wolayta -- Dealing with local minorities: the persistence of discriminatory practices under ethnic federalism -- Identities or resources at stake? controversies on national self-determination in Sidama and Wolayta -- Conclusion: the facets of ethnic federalism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ethnic groups -- Political activity -- Ethiopia.
Ethnicity -- Political aspects -- Ethiopia.
Federal government -- Ethiopia.
Minorities -- Government policy -- Ethiopia.
Nationalism -- Ethiopia.
Ethiopia -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspects.
Ethiopia -- Politics and government -- 1991-
Form Electronic book
Author Aalen, Lovise.
ISBN 1283161982
9004209379 (electronic bk.)
9789004209374 (electronic bk.)