Ethnic Conflict: Causes, Consequences, and Responses / Edition 1

Ethnic Conflict: Causes, Consequences, and Responses / Edition 1

by Karl Cordell, Stefan Wolff
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0745639305

ISBN-13: 9780745639307

Pub. Date: 01/19/2010

Publisher: Wiley

Why does ethnic conflict remain one of the major security challenges in today's world? Can we avoid another Rwanda in the future? How was it possible, after almost four decades, to achieve a lasting settlement to the conflict in Northern Ireland, while that in Kashmir remains unresolved after more than sixty years?

Overview

Why does ethnic conflict remain one of the major security challenges in today's world? Can we avoid another Rwanda in the future? How was it possible, after almost four decades, to achieve a lasting settlement to the conflict in Northern Ireland, while that in Kashmir remains unresolved after more than sixty years?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745639307
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/19/2010
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vi

1 Introduction 1

2 The Study of Ethnic Conflict 4

Part 1 The Causes and Consequences of Ethnic Conflict 23

3 Theories of Ethnic Conflict 25

4 Motive, Means and Opportunity: A Framework for Understanding the Cause of Ethnic Conflict 44

Part II Responses to Ethnic Conflict

5 The Prevention, Management and Settlement of Ethnic Conflicts 79

6 International Intervention 100

7 Conflict Settlement in Theory and Practice 138

8 'Alternatives' to Consensual Conflict Settlement 171

9 Conclusion 193

Notes 197

References 209

Index 225

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