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Ethnic federalism: Institutional preconditions for stability and conflict management

In the period 2005 to 2008, a project funded by the German Foundation for Peace Research (DSF) studied ethnic federalism and considered the institutional preconditions for stability and conflict settlement. Four multiethnic federations—Russia, India, Nigeria and Spain—served as examples.

Funded by

German Foundation for Peace Research (Deutsche Stiftung Friedensforschung, DSF)

Duration of project

until 2008

Other publications

  • Heinemann-Grüder, Andreas und Irina Busygina. 2009. “Unity and Diversity in Russia’s Federalism.” In Forum of Federations, Hg. Unity and Diversity in Multiethnic Federations. Ottawa: McGill-Queen’s University Press. 
  • Heinemann-Grüder, Andreas. 2009. “Federalism as Conflict Management.” In Michael Brzoska und Axel Krohn,Hg. Securing Peace in a Globalized World. London. 
  • Heinemann-Grüder, Andreas.2009. „Föderalismus in Nigeria.“ In Europäisches Zentrum für Föderalismusforschung, Hg. Jahrbuch des Föderalismus 2009. Baden-Baden: Nomos 
  • Heinemann-Grüder, Andreas. 2008. “Federal Discourses, Minority Rights, and Conflict Transformation.” In Cameron Ross and Adrian Campbell, eds. Federalismand Local Politics in Russia. London, New York: Routledge.