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Federation among unequals. A country study of constitutional asymmetry in Ethiopia
(Palgrave MacMillan, 2019)
Although some level of political asymmetry is unavoidable in any federal arrangement, the problem of an Ethiopian federation affected by glaring political asymmetry remains unexplored. The aim of this chapter is to examine ...
Mobility and ethnic federalism in Ethiopia
(Addis Ababa UniversityAddis Ababa University - School of Law, 2019)
Ethiopia’s federal dispensation, ushered under the 1995 Constitution, guarantees ethnic groups – constitutionally termed as “nations, nationalities and peoples” – a wide array of self-rule rights. The Constitution also ...
The law and politics of internal secession: The Ethiopian experience in comparative perspective
(Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 2021)
Although secession has been the subject of much scholarly work, the focus has largely been on the external dimension of secession, the decision of a territory to leave an existing state and establish itself as independent ...
Subnational constitutionalism in Ethiopia : Constitutional déjà vu
This chapter provides a concise account of the nature, scope and relevance of state constitutions in Ethiopia. The major armed forces that challenged state policy were the Eritrean liberation fronts that launched armed ...