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Tove H. Malloy and Francesco Palermo (eds.), Minority Accommodation through Territorial and Non-territorial Autonomy (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015), ISBN 978–0–19–874666–9 (hardcover)

Tove H. Malloy and Francesco Palermo (eds.), Minority Accommodation through Territorial and... part 3 Book Reviews ∵ Tove H. Malloy and Francesco Palermo (eds.), Minority Accommodation through Territorial and Non-territorial Autonomy (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015), isbn 978–0–19–874666–9 (hardcover) Almost 20 years ago, Matti Wiberg wrote that “[i]t is fair to claim that no clear account of the concept of autonomy is available 1 How ”. ever, he argued, “we should expect the notion of autonomy to flourish in many kinds of political contexts and practices” because “[i]t is not the clarity, but the ambiguity of the concept that is the most important guarantee of its popularity 2 Despit”e . an ever-growing academic literature on autonomy in the last decades, there is still no consensus at the conceptual level. Moreover, a large body of research focuses on a small number of well-known mostly European cases 3 Scholars . , policymakers and representatives of minorities and indigenous peoples from all over the world continue to examine and debate the advantages and short - comings of autonomy as an instrument for accommodation of ethnic, -linguis tic and religious diversity. The premise of the book under review is the complex nexus between minor - ity, territory and autonomy. The declared aim of the volume http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Yearbook of Minority Issues Online Brill

Tove H. Malloy and Francesco Palermo (eds.), Minority Accommodation through Territorial and Non-territorial Autonomy (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015), ISBN 978–0–19–874666–9 (hardcover)

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part 3 Book Reviews ∵ Tove H. Malloy and Francesco Palermo (eds.), Minority Accommodation through Territorial and Non-territorial Autonomy (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015), isbn 978–0–19–874666–9 (hardcover) Almost 20 years ago, Matti Wiberg wrote that “[i]t is fair to claim that no clear account of the concept of autonomy is available 1 How ”. ever, he argued, “we should expect the notion of autonomy to flourish in many kinds of political contexts and practices” because “[i]t is not the clarity, but the ambiguity of the concept that is the most important guarantee of its popularity 2 Despit”e . an ever-growing academic literature on autonomy in the last decades, there is still no consensus at the conceptual level. Moreover, a large body of research focuses on a small number of well-known mostly European cases 3 Scholars . , policymakers and representatives of minorities and indigenous peoples from all over the world continue to examine and debate the advantages and short - comings of autonomy as an instrument for accommodation of ethnic, -linguis tic and religious diversity. The premise of the book under review is the complex nexus between minor - ity, territory and autonomy. The declared aim of the volume

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European Yearbook of Minority Issues OnlineBrill

Published: Feb 10, 2018

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