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Ethnic Conflicts and the Nation-State



Description: Using original research by a number of highly regarded specialists, this book brings together comparative materials and distinct disciplinary approaches on the origins and dynamics of ethnic conflicts, ethnic policies of nation states, and different attempts to contain, transform and resolve ethnic conflicts. It is one of the results of a research project on ethnic conflicts and development undertaken by the United Nations Research Institute on Social Development. Includes material on Asia and the Pacific, Africa, the Middle East, the former socialist countries, the United States, and Latin America.

Contents: Introduction - The Ethnic Question in the World Crisis - The Pitfalls of Ethnicity and Ethnic Conflicts - How Conflict Came About - The Structuring of Identities - The Dynamics of Conflict - Ethnic Conflict and Economic Development - Ethnic Policies - International Dimensions of Ethnic Conflict - The Seeds of Conflict: Racism, Anti-Semitism and Xenophobia: a Case-Study of the United States - Conflict Management and the Multi-Ethnic State - Conclusions - Index
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  • Pub. Date: 1 Oct 1996
    Pub. Place: Basingstoke
    ISBN: 0 33364 802 1
    Type: paperback
    From: Palgrave
  • Pub. Date: 1 Oct 1996
    Pub. Place: Basingstoke
    ISBN: 0 333 64801 3
    Type: Hardback
    From: Palgrave