Diversity Governance Papers
Diversity Governance Papers (DiGoP) - Constitutional, Territorial and Societal Pluralism is an online and open access working paper series of the Institute for Comparative Federalism and the Institute for Minority Rights at Eurac Research.
The series is linked to the Research Group on Constitutionalism and Societal Pluralism: Diversity Governance Compared within the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL).
The series publishes working papers from all disciplines focusing on diversity governance and exploring issues linked to constitutionalism and societal pluralism. Topics include, but are not limited to federalism, minority rights, conflict prevention and resolution, migration, multilevel governance, local government, multi- and interculturalism, democratic/political pluralism, and participatory/deliberative democracy.
The series welcomes papers analysing, for instance, the division of powers among levels of government, or exploring individual policy areas, such as the environment, education, migration, social welfare, religious, linguistic and cultural diversity, cross-border cooperation as well as deliberative decision-making, financial intergovernmental relations, socio-cultural and economic participation, and the role of local actors.
Who stands behind DiGoP?
DiGoP is published by the Institute for Comparative Federalism and the Institute for Minority Rights at Eurac Research, Bolzano/Bozen, Italy. It is linked to the Research Group on “Constitutionalism and Societal Pluralism: Diversity Governance Compared” within the International Association of Constitutional Law IACL.
Francisco Javier Romero Caro
The advisory board is composed of the members of the Research Group on “Constitutionalism and Societal Pluralism: Diversity Governance Compared” within the International Association of Constitutional Law IACL.
Interested in submitting a paper to DiGoP?
Please submit your paper to email@example.com, ensuring it adheres to our editorial policy and citation style. We warmly welcome submissions from individuals with diverse backgrounds including those from underrepresented communities and minorities, as well as early-stage researchers.
Length: min. 4,000 – max. 6,000 words
Language: English (please note that DiGoP does not offer language editing services)
Peer review: All papers undergo a blind peer review process.
DOI: All publications will be attributed a DOI.
Open Access Policy: DiGoP applies the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license to articles we publish. By submitting a paper for publication by DiGoP, the author agrees to have the CC BY license applied to the work. Under this Open Access license, the author agrees that others can distribute, remix, tweak, and build upon the work, even commercially, as long as the author and the original source are properly cited. This facilitates freedom in re-use and also ensures that DiGoP content can be mined without barriers for the needs of research.
DiGoP 02/2023 The forgotten meaning of the EU principle of subsidiarity. Horizontal subsidiarity in Italian local governments
Author Chiara Salati
Keywords EU subsidiarity, local governments, Italy, horizontal subsidiarity, shared administration, participation, commons.
DiGoP 01/2023 One Minority, One Language? Evaluating Linguistic Justice for the Kurdish Minority in Iran and Iraq
Author Cecilia Gialdini
Keywords Kurdish language, language policy, language planning, linguistic justice, Iran, Iraq.
DiGoP 02/2022 Federalism as a safeguard of national integrity: Trial and error in the case of Jammu and Kashmir
Author Michael Fliri
Keywords India, Kashmir, State of Jammu and Kashmir, Indian Union, federalism, national integrity.
DiGoP 01/2022 The 'regional State' in the proposed new Chilean Constitution. Positive developments and challenges ahead
Author Esteban Szmulewicz Ramírez
Keywords Chile, new Constitution, regional State, territorial autonomy, decentralisation, asymmetrical bicameralism, indigenous territorial autonomies.