The Territorial Management of Ethnic Conflict (The Cass by John Coakley

By John Coakley

The item of this publication is to examine the way during which states try to focus on ethnic clash via territorial techniques. This revised variation has new chapters protecting Northern eire, South Africa and Yugoslavia.

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Both Switzerland and Belgium make exceptions to the principle of territoriality, minor exceptions such as the French school in Bern or major exceptions such as a bilingual Brussels. In the Canadian case, language federalism is a model that one either rejects, as did Pierre Elliott Trudeau, or that one tries to approximate at the various territorial levels where the problems happen to arise, at the levels of schools, local governments, or provinces. The CANADA 39 most one could expect at the moment (assuming a desire to keep Canada together) would be to give the provinces full control over their language policies, trusting that they will be kind to their linguistic minorities, but without firm guarantees of that.

60% in Quebec and less than 1% in the other provinces. 3. whether she married someone whose mother tongue was either ‘French’, ‘English’ or ‘Other’. 6 shows, but even that is far from being foolproof. The use of French as a home language in French mother-tongue families is only 85% in Ontario and only 69% in the West. 5 CANADA: PREDICTION OF USE OF ENGLISH AS RESPONDENT’S HOME LANGUAGE BY REGION, 1981 Note: The elements in the above table are standardized coefficients based on probit analysis. Source: Computed by the author from unpublished data of the Canadian census (2% individual level sample interrogated on line, 1981).

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