Trinidad and Tobago

Ethnic Conflict, Inequality, and Public Sector Governance

  • Ralph¬†Premdas

About this book


How does a multi-ethnic society resolve the contentious issue of resource allocation without damaging the state? This study examines inequality in terms of distributive justice, adaptation of political institutions, the role of symbols of recognition in representation and conflict management in power sharing, resource allocation and public policy.


conflict constitution electoral system governance Institution parliament Policy politics

Authors and affiliations

  • Ralph¬†Premdas
    • 1
  1. 1.University of the West IndiesTrinidad and Tobago

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2007
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-35660-7
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-20655-7
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