Ethnic politics with decentralisation

A New Epistemology needed for Political Science,Democracy and Local Government Concepts

Ethnic politics with decentralisation

Ertuğrul Aydın / DÜBAM

Decentralization and local self government, against all its merits, is the instrumental purpose of ethnic politics and separation movements in democracies. There can be a decent mixture of local and central government model within democracy for the common good but scholars and especially politicians and civil society figures should abandon logical extremes of democracy (and individualism).

However, interested parties in political community should look at all the political concepts and process them (and create new concepts) through an epistemological prism based on Islamic ontology and its percepts. We need to rely on Islamic epistemology and non-Western perspectives for political science as well as international relations discipline.

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Güncelleme Tarihi: 09 Haziran 2011, 13:29