Challenging identity hierarchies: consociational power-sharing and gendered political representation
As practically deployed in peace agreements in Northern Ireland, Lebanon, Macedonia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, amongst others, consociational power-sharing is increasingly relied upon in the development of post-conflict governmental structures. Yet, in spite of this positive global reception, consociational government is not without its faults. Whilst encouraging representation along ethnic or religious lines, it simultaneously inhibits effective political representation for those whose primary political identities...
AuthorsTHOMSON, JC; PIERSON, C; KENNEDY, R
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