© 2012

Multinational Federalism

Problems and Prospects

  • Michel Seymour
  • Alain-G. Gagnon

Part of the The Comparative Territorial Politics series book series (COMPTPOL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction: Multinational Federalism: Questions and Queries

    1. Michel Seymour, Alain-G. Gagnon
      Pages 1-19
  3. Theoretical Matters

  4. The European Experiment

  5. Other Case Studies

  6. Conclusion

    1. Michel Seymour, Alain G. Gagnon
      Pages 276-282
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 283-288

About this book


A collection of state of the art reflections by fourteen leading experts in the field of multinational federalism. Seymour and Gagnon have gathered contributions from philosophers, political scientists and jurists dealing with the accommodation of peoples in countries like Belgium, Canada, Europe, Great Britain, India and Spain.


constitution European Union (EU) federalism nationalism us politics

Editors and affiliations

  • Michel Seymour
    • 1
  • Alain-G. Gagnon
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of MontrealCanada
  2. 2.Department of Political ScienceUniversity of QuebecMontrealCanada

About the editors

RAJEEV BHARGAVA Senior Fellow and Director, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi, India MICHAEL BURGESS Professor of Federal Studies and Director of the Centre for Federal Studies, University of Kent in Canterbury, UK JOHN DINAN Professor of Political Science, Wake Forest University, USA HUGUES DUMONT Professor of Constitutional Law, European Law and Legal Theory, Facultés universitaires Saint-Louis, Brussels JAN ERK Associate Professor/Reader in Comparative Politics, University of Leiden, the Netherlands ALAIN-G. GAGNON Professor in the Department of Political Science and Canada Research Chair in Quebec and Canadian Studies, University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada. MONTSERRAT GUIBERNAU Professor of Politics, Queen Mary University of London and Visiting Professor, Centre for Global Governance at the London School of Economics and the Department of Sociology of the University of Cambridge, UK RAFFAELE IACOVINO Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Carleton University, Canada MICHAEL KEATING Professor of Politics, University of Aberdeen, UK JOHN MCGARRY Canada Research Chair in Nationalism and Democracy, Department of Political Studies, Queen's University, Canada, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and a Trudeau Fellow (2011-14) FERRAN REQUEJO Professor of Political Science, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain PHILIP RESNICK Professor, Department of Political Science, University of British Columbia, Canada MICHEL SEYMOUR Professor of Philosophy, University of Montreal, Canada DAVE SINARDET Professor of Political and Communication Science, Free University of Brussels and Postdoctoral Fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders, University of Antwerp, Belgium

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