The Dualism of Contemporary Traditional Governance and the State

  title={The Dualism of Contemporary Traditional Governance and the State},
  author={Katharina Holzinger and Florian G. Kern and Daniela Kromrey},
  journal={Political Research Quarterly},
  pages={469 - 481}
In many parts of the world, people live in “dual polities”: they are governed by the state and organize collective decision making within their ethnic community according to traditional rules. We examine the substantial body of works on the traditional–state dualism, focusing on the internal organization of traditional polities, their interaction with the state, and the political consequences of the dualism. We find the descriptions of the internal organization of traditional polities scattered… 

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