Ethnic Groups in Conflict

Ethnic Groups in Conflict

by Donald L. Horowitz

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ISBN-13: 9780520058804
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 02/24/1987
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 712
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.63(d)

About the Author

Donald L. Horowitz is the James B. Duke professor of Law and Political Science at Duke University. He is also the author of A Democratic South Africa? Constitutional Engineering in a Divided Society (California, 1991), which won the Ralph Bunche Prize of the American Political Science Association, and coeditor of Immigrants in Two Democracies: French and American Experience (1992).

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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