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Minority Accommodation through Territorial and Non-Territorial Autonomy$
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Tove H. Malloy and Francesco Palermo

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780198746669

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746669.001.0001

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Owned or Shared? Territorial Autonomy in the Minority Discourse

Owned or Shared? Territorial Autonomy in the Minority Discourse

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(p.13) 1 Owned or Shared? Territorial Autonomy in the Minority Discourse
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Minority Accommodation through Territorial and Non-Territorial Autonomy
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Francesco Palermo

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746669.003.0002

To what extent does minority protection require territorial arrangements for self-government? Is minority self-government necessarily a threat for the state’s unity? What are the consequences of territorial arrangements on minorities within the autonomous territory? Above all, who ‘owns’ a territory and how should the implicit paradigm of ownership be dealt with in the autonomy discourse? This chapter argues that territorial solutions are indeed necessary devices to address minority issues, although in the present context several new elements must be carefully considered, such as the issue of the addressees of such arrangements and the evolution that minority-related concepts (including territory) are experiencing in the present era, marked by the challenge of diversity and the overall understanding of territorial arrangements, still hostage to an outdated logic of ownership, which limits the potential of autonomy as an overall instrument of good governance. A major distinction is proposed between autonomy of and autonomy for.

Keywords:   autonomy, national minorities, territorial arrangements, ownership, self-government

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