Ethnic Struggle, Coexistence, and Democratization in Eastern Europe

Ethnic Struggle, Coexistence, and Democratization in Eastern Europe

by Sherrill Stroschein


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107656949
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/01/2014
Series: Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics
Pages: 314
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

Dr Sherrill Stroschein is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Politics in the Department of Political Science and Program Coordinator of the MSc in Democracy at University College London. She was previously an Academy Scholar at the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies and an Assistant Professor at Ohio University. She completed her PhD at Columbia University under the supervision of the late Dr Charles Tilly. Her publications examine the politics of ethnicity in democracies with mixed ethnic or religious populations and her work has appeared in Perspectives on Politics, Ethnopolitics, Nations and Nationalism and Party Politics, among other journals. She is also the editor of Governance in Ethnically Mixed Cities (2007).

Table of Contents

1. Ethnic protest, moderation, and democratization; 2. Time, process, and events in democratization; 3. Ethnic contention in context; 4. Local violence and uncertainty in Târgu Mureş, 1990; 5. The power of symbols: Romanians, Hungarians, and King Mathias in Cluj; 6. Forging language laws: schools and sign wars; 7. Debating local governance: autonomy, local control, and minority enclaves; 8. Implications of group interaction.

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