Understanding Ethnic Conflict / Edition 4

Understanding Ethnic Conflict / Edition 4

by Raymond Taras, Rajat Ganguly
     
 

Understanding Ethnic Conflict provides all the key concepts needed to understand conflict among ethnic groups. Including approaches from both comparative politics and international relations, this text offers a model of ethnic conflict’s internationalization by showing how domestic and international actors influence a country’s ethnic and sectarian

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Understanding Ethnic Conflict provides all the key concepts needed to understand conflict among ethnic groups. Including approaches from both comparative politics and international relations, this text offers a model of ethnic conflict’s internationalization by showing how domestic and international actors influence a country’s ethnic and sectarian divisions. Illustrating this model in five original case studies, the unique combination of theory and application in Understanding Ethnic Conflict facilitates more critical analysis of contemporary ethnic conflicts and the world’s response to them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205742301
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/14/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

PART I. ETHNIC CONFLICT AND INTERNATIONAL POLITICS: A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
Chapter 1. Ethnic Conflict on the World Stage

Chapter 2. Ethnic Conflict and International Norms

Chapter 3. Ethnic Conflict and International Security

Chapter 4. Resolving Ethnic Conflicts Through International Intervention

PART II. CASE STUDIES

Chapter 5. Nationalism and the Collapse of Empire: The Russian-Chechen Conflict

Chapter 6. Separatist Movements in Constitutional Democracies: Canada and Quebec Nationalism

Chapter 7. Protracted Ethnic Wars: The Tamil-Sinhalese Conflict in Sri Lanka

Chapter 8. Weak States and Ethnic Conflict: Secessionism and State Collapse in Africa

Chapter 9. Western Military Intervention and Ethnoreligious Conflicts: Iraq, Afghanistan, and Former Yugoslavia

Chapter 10. To Intervene or Not to Intervene?

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