17 Jan Jailed Ethiopian opposition leader Merera Gudina has been freed after more than a year in detention. The leader of the Oromo Federalist. YeEthiopya Poletika Miskilikil guzona YeHywete Tizitawoch (KeEthiopia Temariwoch Nikinake Eske Eihadeg) የኢትዮጵያ ፖለቲካ ምስቅልቅል ጉዞና የህይወቴ . Book Review: Merera Gudina: Ethiopia: Competing Ethnic Nationalism and the Quest for Democracy, N.P Shaker Publishing
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Views Read Edit View history. All the chapters wrestling with Ethiopia underline the unresolved dilemmas and problematic aspects of ethnic federalism as it has evolved. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Perhaps most of all, the full scope of ethnic federalism has not yet been tested. Mererra more about Amazon Prime.
Thus the questions raised in most of the chapters about the long-term viability of the ethnic federalism formula boook well-founded. All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from January Articles with permanently dead external links Webarchive template wayback links Infobox person using alma mater Articles with hCards.
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This fine edited volume examines the first decade of Ethiopian experience with ethnic federalism, since the constitution officially inscribed linguistic provincial autonomy as the cornerstone structural principle. Cohen persuasively shows the limits of the linguistic principle gkdina defining the federated units; language and ethnicity are far from identical The three provinces [End Page ] containing ethnic communities far too small to constitute separate units have encountered innumerable difficulties, perhaps exacerbated by the federal formula, as Vaughan and Feyissa compellingly document.
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For different reasons, large numbers among the two biggest groups — Amhara and Oromo — are sceptical or disaffected towards the current political order. English Choose a language for shopping. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. He was released from the Kaliti Prison in January Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
Languages Oromoo Edit links. All Formats Paperback Sort by: Due to a court decision in which awarded the name of the ONC to a splinter group, the original ONC assumed a new name, the Oromo people’s Congress. He participates in several scholarly conferences worldwide, including in the United States, concerning political and social developments of Ethiopia.
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Retrieved from ” https: Merera was detained at the Adis Ababa airport in Ethiopia upon his return from Europe in December East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Political career [ edit ] Merera founded the Oromo National Congress ONC inwhich became the largest Oromo opposition group by parliament seats after the national elections. Included in the doctrinal import was the formula devised by Lenin and Stalin to cope with the nationality question: Merera began his college education at Addis Ababa University AAUbut was imprisoned for seven years due to participating in protests against the dictatorship of Mengistu Haile Mariam.
His party also wants to make Afan Oromo the co-official language of Ethiopia to empower Oromo people politically, socially and economically. Elements of Soviet dogma were borrowed by the Derg, and influenced the redrawing of provincial lines on linguistic criteria in If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’.
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Rather than responding to any abstract merits in ethnic federalism, the Ethiopian version is primarily a product of its unique historical itinerary. His succinct but insightful exegesis of Indian federalism does succeed in this limited goal. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Merera has also said Oromo people have historically participated in the creation of Modern Ethiopia, including the monarchy.
Low to High Price: He was put in prison in Learn more at Author Central. Get to Know Us. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Nigerian scholar Rotimi Suberu and Indian academic Rajeev Bhargava explore the possible relevance of the federal experience of these two nations of extraordinary cultural complexity.
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The autochthonous principle in provincial employment and educational policies is a frequent source of conflict. This page was last edited on 28 Septemberat Notably, in both cases the federated units and more local ones are completely dependent on revenue transfers from the centre, which explain why political practice is far more centralized than constitutional prescription might suggest.
Merera believes in the self-determination of Oromo people and self-rule under Ethiopia umbrella.