tables 4.3 and 4.4).
However, factors other than the ethnic one must be considered in
assessing the likelihood of secession and the prospects for democratic consolidation in the republics. The most important additional factor is the
overall wealth and economic status of the federal subjects and the degree
to which they are economically dependent on the centre and this is one
of the topics we now turn to in chapter 5.
Ethnic compositionofgovernment elite in Bashkortostan, 1990–97
The Conference of Religious in Ireland (Justice Commission)
generally – is affected by several factors including the balance of forces the between capital and labour, previously embedded patterns
of the welfare state, the current compositionofgovernment, and electoral
sentiment. The challenge for the CVP was to achieve its goals taking account
of shifts in some of these independent factors and to get its timing right as
between economic and political cycles. Increasingly, CORI Justice got into
the fray as the leading voice on the issue of relativity between social welfare
and average earnings. This campaign is instructive, both