Ethnic Groups in Conflict, Updated Edition With a New Preface / Edition 2

Ethnic Groups in Conflict, Updated Edition With a New Preface / Edition 2

by Donald L. Horowitz
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0520227069

ISBN-13: 9780520227064

Pub. Date: 04/09/2001

Publisher: University of California Press


Drawing material from dozens of divided societies, Donald L. Horowitz constructs his theory of ethnic conflict, relating ethnic affiliations to kinship and intergroup relations to the fear of domination. A groundbreaking work when it was published in 1985, the book remains an original and powerfully argued comparative analysis of one of the most important forces

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Drawing material from dozens of divided societies, Donald L. Horowitz constructs his theory of ethnic conflict, relating ethnic affiliations to kinship and intergroup relations to the fear of domination. A groundbreaking work when it was published in 1985, the book remains an original and powerfully argued comparative analysis of one of the most important forces in the contemporary world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520227064
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
04/09/2001
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
715
Sales rank:
1,087,797
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.63(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figuresix
Preface to the Second Editionxi
Preface to the First Editionxv
Part 1Ethnic Relations and Ethnic Affiliations
1.The Dimensions of Ethnic Conflict3
2.A Family Resemblance55
Part 2The Theory of Ethnic Conflict
3.Conflict Theory and Conflict Motives95
4.Group Comparison and the Sources of Conflict141
5.Group Entitlement and the Sources of Conflict185
6.The Logic of Secessions and Irredentas229
Part 3Party Politics and Ethnic Conflict
7.Ethnic Parties and Party Systems291
8.Competition and Change in Ethnic Party Systems333
9.Multiethnic Coalitions365
10.Multiethnic Alliances and Parties396
Part 4Military Politics and Ethnic Conflict
11.The Militarization of Ethnic Conflict443
12.Paradigms of Military Ethnicity472
13.The Effects of Intervention and the Art of Prevention526
Part 5Strategies of Conflict Reduction
14.Ethnic Policy: The Constraints and the Opportunities563
15.Structural Techniques to Reduce Ethnic Conflict601
16.Preferential Policies to Reduce Ethnic Conflict653
Afterword: Ethnic Conflict and Democracy681
Index685

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