Ethnicity and Power in the Contemporary World

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Violent internal conflicts are the predominant form of warfare in the world today, and there is an urgent need to understand their causes and find ways for their prevention or resolution. The 15 essays collected here present a variety of perspectives, conceptions, arguments, and conclusions regarding ethnicity, power, and conflict in the contemporary world. Scholars from Africa, Europe, Asia, and North America explore conflicts and conflict resolution approaches in regions of the former Soviet Union, the Horn of ...
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Overview

Violent internal conflicts are the predominant form of warfare in the world today, and there is an urgent need to understand their causes and find ways for their prevention or resolution. The 15 essays collected here present a variety of perspectives, conceptions, arguments, and conclusions regarding ethnicity, power, and conflict in the contemporary world. Scholars from Africa, Europe, Asia, and North America explore conflicts and conflict resolution approaches in regions of the former Soviet Union, the Horn of Africa, India, the Basque region of Spain, the former Yugoslavia, Northern Ireland, and the United States. The cases that are presented here reveal the complexity of conflict and the variety of factors and motives underlying the resurgence of ethnicity and the shifting power relationships of the post-Cold War world, and they demonstrate that the solutions will at times necessarily be complex and various. Readers of this timely study will discover a wide geographic and experiential range and a rich and lively debate among the essays on one of the most urgent dilemmas of the contemporary world.
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A collection of 15 essays on contemporary violent internal conflicts and their causes, with case studies of regions including the former Soviet Union, India, the Basque region of Spain, Northern Ireland, and the US. Cases reveal the complexity of factors and motives underlying the resurgence of ethnicity and the shifting power relationships of the post-Cold War world, and demonstrate various solutions. Based on presentations made at a March 1992 conference held in Moscow. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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  • ISBN-13: 9789280809084
  • Publisher: United Nations University Press
  • Publication date: 12/1/1996
  • Pages: 296

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
1 Governance and conflict resolution in multi-ethnic societies 10
2 Ethnic conflict in the Horn of Africa: Myth and reality 32
3 Ethnic conflicts in the context of social science theories 52
4 Settlement of ethnic conflicts in post-Soviet society 69
5 Dynamics of the Moldova-Trans-Dniester ethnic conflict (late 1980s to early 1990s) 83
6 Ethnic conflict in the Osh region in summer 1990: Reasons and lessons 116
7 From centre-periphery conflict to the making of new nationality policy in an independent state: Estonia 125
8 Conflict management in the former USSR and world experience 143
9 The dissolution of multi-ethnic states: The case of Yugoslavia 159
10 Ethnic conflict, federalism, and democracy in India 179
11 An intractable conflict? Northern Ireland: A need for pragmatism 199
12 Political autonomy and conflict resolution: The Basque case 210
13 Ethnic and racial groups in the USA: Conflict and cooperation 236
14 Ethnic conflicts and minority protection: Roles for the international community 263
15 The right to autonomy: Chimera or solution? 287
Contributors 296
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