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Current challenges to multinational federalism in India (2018)
Journal Article
Adeney, K., & Bhattacharyya, H. (2018). Current challenges to multinational federalism in India. Regional and Federal Studies, 28(4), doi:10.1080/13597566.2018.1473855. ISSN 1359-7566

India’s multinational federation has experienced multiple challenges in the last 25 years, relating to the rise of coalition politics and the process of economic liberalisation, both of which have increased the power of some of the states of the fede... Read More

Does ethnofederalism explain the success of Indian federalism? (2017)
Journal Article
Adeney, K. (2017). Does ethnofederalism explain the success of Indian federalism?. India Review, 16(1), doi:10.1080/14736489.2017.1279933. ISSN 1473-6489

Ethnofederalism has been contested as a solution for diverse societies as seen recently in Nepal (where federalism has been accepted, but the design and number of units remains heavily contested) and Myanmar (where ethnic minority demands for increas... Read More

How to understand Pakistan’s hybrid regime: the importance of a multidimensional continuum (2015)
Journal Article
Adeney, K. (in press). How to understand Pakistan’s hybrid regime: the importance of a multidimensional continuum. Democratization, 24(1), doi:10.1080/13510347.2015.1110574. ISSN 1351-0347

Pakistan has had a chequered democratic history but elections in 2013 marked a second turnover in power, and the first transition in Pakistan’s history from one freely elected government to another. How do we best categorize (and therefore understan... Read More

A move to majoritarian nationalism?: challenges of representation in South Asia (2015)
Journal Article
Adeney, K. (2015). A move to majoritarian nationalism?: challenges of representation in South Asia. Representation, 51(1), doi:10.1080/00344893.2015.1026213. ISSN 0034-4893

Despite India’s status as the world’s largest democracy and increasing turnouts in many of the countries of South Asia, recent elections raise concerns about the threat to democracy in the form of majoritarianism. Many of the countries of South Asia... Read More