Dawn Brancati

in Peace by Design

Published in print December 2008 | ISBN: 9780199549009
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191720307 | DOI:

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This chapter brings together the findings of the three case studies and the statistical analysis, and offers a forward‐looking discussion of how to design political institutions in order to effectively manage intrastate conflict. It also discusses the political and logistical issues involved in implementing such a system, and discusses avenues for future research.

Keywords: decentralization; federalism; ethnic conflict; intrastate conflict; secessionism; violence; civil war; separatism; regional parties; elections; voting; peacebuilding; Czechoslovakia; Spain; and India

Chapter.  2410 words. 

Subjects: Comparative Politics

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