The Politics of Conflict: A Survey

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A collection of essays written by a group of acknowledged experts provides in-depth comment on some of the more important aspects of conflict.

An A–Z glossary of terms specific to the subject provides an ideal background for those new to the subject. Entries are provided for all the major current conflicts world-wide. Major entries include: Angola, Baluchistan, Cyprus, East Timor, Kurdistan, Kashmir, Lebanon, Tibet, Sri Lanka and Taiwan.

A section of maps is included, providing another level of analysis on a broad range of conflicts.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781857434057
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/23/2007
  • Series: Politics Of... Ser.
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: A World in Conflict Vassilis K. Fouskas 2. Articulating Evil Andrew Wheatcroft 3. Modern Conflicts in Latin America Jairo Lugo 4. Africa, a Continent of Conflicts Phia Steyn 5. Ethnic Conflicts in the Caucasus and Central Asia Emmanuel Karagiannis 6. South Asia: Kashmir and Sri-Lanka Rajat Ganguly 7. South-East Asia: Decolonization, Modernization, Nationalism and State-Building Yoke-Lian Lee and Roger Buckley 8. The Arab-Israeli Conflict Rory Miller 9. The Northern Ireland Conflict John Doyle 10. Yugoslavia: The Failure of a Success Stevan K. Pavlowitch 11. Placing Serbia in Context Peter Gowan 12. Iraq and meta-conflict Vassilis K. Fouskas A to Z Glossary; Bibliography; Maps.

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