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Published by American Ethnological Society in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnicity -- Congresses,
  • Assimilation (Sociology) -- Congresses,
  • Pluralism (Social sciences) -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Maybury-Lewis, editor and symposium organizer.
    SeriesProceedings of the American Ethnological Society ;, 1982
    ContributionsMaybury-Lewis, David., American Ethnological Society.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN495.6 .P76 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination231 p. :
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2841061M
    ISBN 100942976045
    LC Control Number84002924

      Providing students with an updated context, each title in the series includes a new foreword, written by one of today’s top scholars, offering a fresh, in-depth analysis of the book and its enduring contributions. Politics in Plural Societies: A Theory of Democratic Instability. Alvin Rabushka Kenneth A. ShepsleReviews: 1. The Plural Society in the British West Indies. By: M. G. Smith, Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, Pp. XVII + , Index, $ In this book M. G. Smith has collected the revised version of a dozen articles, nearly all published previously and all dealing with sociological aspects of British Caribbean society.

    Book; Published by: Indiana and law, this book examines the varied meanings and uses of Islamic law, so as to assess the prospects for democratic, plural, and gender-equitable Islamic ethics today. The ethical debates that rage in contemporary Muslim societies reveal much about the prospects for democratic societies and a pluralist. "Democracy in Plural Societies is a useful addition to the literature on democratic conflict regulation Here, once again, Arend Lijphart is directing our attention to matters which will surely engage much of the attention of students of comparative politics in the next decade."—G. Bingham Powell, Jr., American Political Science Review.

      Lijphart’s commitment to bringing stability to plural societies has led him to write extensively about consociation in a body of literature published over more than four decades. Scientifically sound quantitative analysis of his theory of consociation requires systematic identification of its . Ben Reilly and Andrew Reynolds 1. This work examines whether the choice of an electoral system in a culturally plural society can affect the potential for future violent find that it can, but that there is no single electoral system that is likely to be best for all divided societies.


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings Congresses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Prospects for plural societies. Washington, DC: American Ethnological Society, ©   Click on the article title to read : Robert Gordon. The Prospects for plural societies: proceedings of the American Ethnological Society Author: Stuart Plattner ; David Maybury-Lewis ; American Ethnological Society.

Prospects for pluralism cannot be focused entirely on questions of ethnic identity, however. Central Asia is also seeking new models of political, economic and social identity that will provide structures for the future.

Historically the region moved straight from the grip of the Uzbek amirs in the grip of the Soviet Union. English, Conference Proceedings edition: The Prospects for plural societies / David Maybury-Lewis, editor and symposium organizer.

Get this edition User activity. Religious Education for Plural Societies by Robert Jackson,Taylor & Francis Group edition, in English. Religious Education for Plural Societies highlights key writings from Robert Jackson’s international career in education.

It provides a historical perspective in relation to current debates about religious education in the UK and internationally, drawing attention to current issues of concern. Democracy In Plural Societies books. Click Download for free ebooks.

Democracy In Plural Societies. Author: Arend Lijphart Publisher: Yale University Press ISBN: as well as indispensable reading for all who have an interest in the nature and prospects of representative democracy, whether in Europe or beyond."--The Times Higher.

Identity and Territorial Autonomy in Plural Societies. DOI link for Identity and Territorial Autonomy in Plural Societies Identity and Territorial Autonomy in Plural Societies book. Edited By Ramón Máiz, Safran William.

Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 14 January Pub. location London. Imprint Routledge. The Prospects for Plural Societies. DAVID MAYBURY‐LEWIS The Prospects for Plural Societies.

DAVID MAYBURY‐LEWIS GORDON, ROBERT thropological analysis has been done. This volume seeks, in a small way, to start filling this gaping lacuna. That it is difficult to achieve and maintain stable democratic government in a plural society is a well-established proposition in political science—with a history reaching back to Aristotle’s adage that “a state aims at being, as far as it can be, a society composed of equals and peers.”¹ Social homogeneity and political consensus are regarded as prerequisites for, or factors.

There is no single crisis of the contemporary nation state, but a multiplicity of crises, one of which has centrally to do with ethnicity and cultural difference and how to handle pluralism. Pluralism itself, however, has taken many forms, and three varieties are particularly interesting from a comparative perspective.

In early patrimonial societies, as Max Weber called them, those with. While it may be difficult to achieve and maintain stable democratic governments in countries with deep religious, ideological, linguistic, cultural, or ethnic cleavages, Lijphart argues that it is not at all impossible.

Through the analysis of political systems in six continents, he demonstrates that what he calls consociational democracy can be successful in severely divided or plural societies.

Democracy in Plural Societies: A Comparative Exploration Arend Lijphart While it may be difficult to achieve and maintain stable democratic governments in countries with deep religious, ideological, linguistic, cultural, or ethnic cleavages, Lijphart argues that it is not at all impossible. Intergroup Accommodation in Plural Societies A selection of conference papers with special reference to the Republic of South Africa.

Problems and Prospects. Lawrence Schlemmer. Pages South Africa’s Domestic Politics: Key Questions and Options. About this book. Keywords. Accommodation plural society. Editors and affiliations. Global contributors discuss the theoretical controversies concerning the merits and demerits of affirmative action, and explain why affirmative action is needed in multi-ethnic countries.

They analyse actual experience with affirmative action policies their origin, nature and consequences in nine. Democracy in Plural Societies: A Comparative Exploration 10th PRINTING Edition by Arend Lijphart (Author) › Visit Amazon as well as indispensable reading for all who have an interest in the nature and prospects of representative democracy, whether in Europe or beyond.”― Reviews: 2.

In assessing the civic prospects for pluralism, we as scholars must also attend carefully to the religious and racial profiling that has beset Muslims, Sikhs, Arab Americans, and even South Asians in the past five years.

This is primary source material in the effort to assess our prospects for pluralism. Intergroup Accommodation in Plural Societies Problems and Prospects. Pages Schlemmer, Lawrence. Preview. Intergroup Accommodation in Plural Societies Book Subtitle A selection of conference papers with special reference to the Republic of South Africa Authors.

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Download Identity And Territorial Autonomy In Plural. minorities for plural societies is highlighted. The final chapter revisits the understanding of secularity, with a contribution from the perspective of the social sciences and the other one from the field of interreligious studies.

These two conceptual papers conclude the book and provide insights into how to configure secularity.In ethnically plural societies, the distribution of public goods – especially scholarships, jobs, housing, licences, and land – are largely driven by ethnic group loyalties.

This feature is widely acknowledged as intrinsic to the conceptual makeup of plural societies (Dew, ; Horowitz, ).

The case of Suriname demonstrates that.Address. Nanyang Technological University Block S4, Level B3, 50 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore View location on Google maps Click here for directions to RSIS: Get in Touch.