Ethnic federalism From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ethnic federalism, multi-ethnic or multi-national federalism, is a form of federal system in which the federated regional or state units are defined by ethnicity. This type of federation as identified above has been implemented since the 1990s by Meles Zenawi in Ethiopia.
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To this end, the Ethiopian Constitution provides for ethnic-federal government as the principal institutional means for accommodating ethnic groups' cultural, linguistic, and political claims.21 To accomplish this purpose, the constitution has divided the country into nine ethnic-based federal states. Each of these states, with one exception ...
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Modern federalism is a political system based upon democratic rules and institutions in which the power to govern is shared between national and provincial/state governments. The term federalist describes several political beliefs around the world depending on context.
The United States, under the Articles of Confederation (1781–89), was initially such a loose union. Congress had no direct ability to levy taxes and was dependent upon the state governments to execute its decisions. In response to these shortcomings, the US Constitution created a new type of federation that
The 1994 constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (FDRE) considers ethnic contradiction as the primary problem in the country’s politics and reaffirms ethnic federalism with the right to self administration for all regional states including the right to secession (Adegehe, 2009).