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  • 2016
  • Männle, Ursula
  • Aufsatz/Enthaltenes Werk

In more and more countries with challenged statehood, fed-eralism is being discussed as a model for reform. Under various preconditions, expectations are being addressed towards federalism worldwide. The ability of federalism to integrate diverging interests, au-tonomy movements, and territorial conflicts peacefully is emphasized. It is, however, apparent, that peace and development with or by federalism are not guaranteed. For federalism reforms, a dialogue with the community is essential, which has to take place in the context of a democratic system and by mutual consent on its principles.