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Understanding Ethnic Conflict: The International Dimension / Edition 3
     

Understanding Ethnic Conflict: The International Dimension / Edition 3

by Raymond C. Taras
 

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ISBN-10: 0205586007

ISBN-13: 9780205586004

Pub. Date: 08/07/2007

Publisher: Longman

Ethnic Conflict surveys theories of nationalism and ethnic conflict and describes how international actors both manage and exacerbate ethnic and sectarian divisions in a country. Discussing issues of international norms, security, and intervention, this text presents a model of ethnic conflict’s internationalization and apply it to five original case studies.

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Ethnic Conflict surveys theories of nationalism and ethnic conflict and describes how international actors both manage and exacerbate ethnic and sectarian divisions in a country. Discussing issues of international norms, security, and intervention, this text presents a model of ethnic conflict’s internationalization and apply it to five original case studies. The innovative combination of theory and case study allows students to understand this global issue through in-depth examples and to critically examine ethnic conflict in the post-Cold War era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205586004
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
08/07/2007
Series:
MySearchLab Series 15% off Series
Edition description:
Updated
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.39(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.69(d)

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 an Empire: The Soviet Union, Russia, and Chechnya

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 Ethno-Religious Conflicts: Iraq, Afghanistan, and Yugoslavia

Chapter 10. U.S. Foreign Policy and Nationalism: To Intervene or Not to Intervevene?

Selected Bibliography

Glossary

Index

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