Ethnic Conflict: A Global Perspective / Edition 1

Ethnic Conflict: A Global Perspective / Edition 1

by Stefan Wolff
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0192805878

ISBN-13: 9780192805874

Pub. Date: 03/23/2006

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Why do people keep killing each other, and what can we do about it? Stefan Wolff delves into the horror of ethnic conflict around the world to document the atrocities, understand the root causes, and offer potential solutions. This book takes the reader into the heart of conflicts in Africa, Europe, and Asia to examine a phenomenon which alongside terrorism represents

Overview

Why do people keep killing each other, and what can we do about it? Stefan Wolff delves into the horror of ethnic conflict around the world to document the atrocities, understand the root causes, and offer potential solutions. This book takes the reader into the heart of conflicts in Africa, Europe, and Asia to examine a phenomenon which alongside terrorism represents one of the dominant forces in modern international politics. Now issued in paperback for the first time, this edition has been updated to include a new preface by the author and a useful new guide to further reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192805874
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/23/2006
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
238
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Ethnopolitics
1. The Human Dimension: Facts, Figures, and Stories of Ethnic Conflict
2. Ethnicity and Nationalism
3. What Causes Ethnic Conflicts?
4. Who Fights in Ethnic Conflicts and How?
5. Managing and Settling Ethnic Conflicts
6. Post-conflict Reconstruction
7. The Future of Ethnic Conflict: Possibilities and Probabilities

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