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Seeking Stability Amid Deep Division: Consociationalism and Centripetalism in Comparative Perspective
For the design of power-sharing practices in deeply divided places, there are two main macro-political strategies: consociationalism, developed and defended by Arend Lijphart, and centripetalism, associated with the work ...
Beyond the Ethnonational Divide: Identity Politics and Women in Northern Ireland and Israel/Palestine
"Beyond the Ethnonational Divide: Identity Politics and Women in Northern Ireland and Israel/Palestine" is a comparative analysis of the conflict resolution processes and peace-building strategies employed in Northern ...
All Talk and No Action: International Norms and the Democratic Republic of Congo
In the decade from 1998 to 2008, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was witness to one of the most brutal violent conflicts in recent history. Crimes against humanity and large-scale violations of human rights occurred ...
The Supreme Court of Canada and the Judicial Role: An Historical Institutionalist Account
This dissertation describes and analyzes the work of the Supreme Court of Canada, emphasizing its internal environment and processes, while situating the institution in its broader governmental and societal context. In ...