The Principle of Equality in Diverse States. Reconciling Autonomy with Equal Rights and Opportunities

Editors:Eva Maria Belser, Thea Bachler, Sandra Egli, andLawrence Zund


This book examines diferent approaches by which statescharacterised by federal or decentralized arrangements reconcileequality and autonomy. In case studies from four continents,leading experts analyse the challenges of ensuring institutional,social and economic equality whilst respecting the competences ofregions and the rights of groups.


All those interested in federalism, decentralisation and other formsof diverse states and their practical and theoretical implications.

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