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Setting Aside the “Others”: Exclusion amid Inclusion of Non-dominant Minorities in Peace Agreements

Setting Aside the “Others”: Exclusion amid Inclusion of Non-dominant Minorities in Peace Agreements Citation: Download the journal article. Abstract: This article analyzes the exclusion-amid-inclusion of “Others” within territorial power-sharing arrangements. While territorial power-sharing is often used to accommodate national minorities, it risks excluding non-dominant minorities at sub-state levels of governance. The article charts how negotiated […]

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Territorial Power-sharing and Inclusion in Peace Processes

Territorial Power-sharing and Inclusion in Peace Processes Citation: Download the PA-X report. Summary and key findings: This research report provides information and analysis on when and how peace agreements provide for territorial power-sharing, and the implications for broader projects of social inclusion. Three findings include: Territorial power-sharing in peace agreements includes federal or similar sub-divided […]

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Setting Aside the ‘Others’: Non-Aligned Minorities in Power Sharing Peace Agreements

Setting Aside the ‘Others’: Non-Aligned Minorities in Power Sharing Peace Agreements Laura Wise, PSA Ethnopolitics Group Conference, Belfast, 9 November 2017, link to presentation.                 Return to Multimedia Forum.

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”Vukovar will never be BYKOBAP”: Serbia-Croatia relations and minority language rights

”Vukovar will never be BYKOBAP”: Serbia-Croatia relations and minority language rights Wise, L. May 9, 2016 Return to Multimedia Forum.

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”It is decided in Brussels for our wishes”: Competing Discourses of Decentralization in Kosovo

”It is decided in Brussels for our wishes”: Competing Discourses of Decentralization in Kosovo Wise, L. 16 July 2016 Return to Multimedia Forum.

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Venetian Responsibility: National Minority Rights and Inter-State Relations in Europe

Venetian Responsibility: National Minority Rights and Inter-State Relations in Europe Wise L. 28 February 2017, Enhanced Human Rights Dialogue Keywords: Human Rights, Minorities Return to Multimedia Forum.

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Bosnia-Herzegovina Case Study

Bosnia-Herzegovina Case Study Wise, L. (April 2017) Key points: • The Bosnia-Herzegovina case highlights tension between power-sharing ‘solutions’ based on proscribed identities, and international human rights norms of equality, political participation, and non-discrimination. • Initial proposals for a power-sharing arrangement based on national identities became the principle around which subsequent peace plans were designed. • […]

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