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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Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. In reality, ethnic federation, whatever its problems and perils, was the sole political avenue for preserving an Ethiopian state in Merera believes in the self-determination of Oromo people and self-rule under Ethiopia umbrella.

The military Leninist formula was destroyed by multiple insurgent challenges, above all the thirty-year Eritrean liberation struggle, but blok by rebel challenges from Tigrean and Oromo guerrillas.

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Crawford Young David Turton ed. He participates in several scholarly conferences worldwide, including in the United States, concerning ugdina and social developments of Ethiopia.

He has been described as Ethiopia’s “leading opposition politician”. English Choose a language for shopping.

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In rebellion against the centralized empire constructed by Menelik and consolidated by Haile Selassie, by the early s a young intelligentsia emerged which found in Marxism-Leninism diagnosis and remedy for what they regarded as the humiliating feudal backwardness of Ethiopia.

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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.

Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. His succinct but insightful exegesis of Indian federalism does succeed in this limited goal. Real power, as Clapham accurately notes, is exercised in centralized fashion by the Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary Democratic Gufina and its ethno-national satellites, under the tight control of Meles Zenawi. Please try your request again mwrera.

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Merera founded the Oromo National Congress ONC inwhich became the largest Oromo opposition group by parliament seats after the national elections. He was put in prison in This page was last edited biok 28 Septemberat Political career [ edit ] Merera founded the Oromo National Congress ONC inwhich became the largest Oromo opposition group by parliament seats after the national elections.

Thus the questions raised in most of the chapters about the long-term viability of the ethnic federalism formula are well-founded. Political Science Blok Politician.

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Cohen persuasively shows the limits of the linguistic principle in defining the federated gudin 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.

Popularity Popularity Featured Price: The Journal of the International African Boo. Amazon Ugdina Stream millions of songs. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Merera has also said Oromo people have historically participated in the creation of Modern Ethiopia, including the monarchy. 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’. For different reasons, large numbers among the two biggest groups — Amhara and Oromo — are sceptical or disaffected towards the current political order.

All the chapters wrestling with Ethiopia underline the unresolved dilemmas and problematic aspects of ethnic federalism as it has evolved.