An Introduction to Ethnic Conflict
September 2004, Polity
Enriched by a plethora of apt examples drawn from all continents, with end of chapter summaries and a glossary of key terms, this textbook is essential reading for all students of politics, international relations and political sociology.
Chapter 1 Incidence and Scope of Ethnic Conflict.
Chapter 2 Ethnic Sentiments and Solidarities.
Chapter 3 Origins of Ethnic Pluralism.
Chapter 4 For What do they Contend?.
Chapter 5 The Contemporary State and Outsider Intervention.
Chapter 6 Patterns of Pluralism I – Domination.
Chapter 7 Patterns of Pluralism II – Power-Sharing.
Chapter 8 Patterns of Pluralism III – Integration.
Chapter 9 The Management of Ethnic Conflict.
Chapter 10 What of the Future?.
- Written by one of the world’s leading scholars in the area of ethnic politics and ethnic conflict.
- In ten concise chapters, this new textbook provides a geographically and substantively comprehensive overview of the phenomena of ethnic conflict on a global scale.
- As the only textbook on the market written for an undergraduate audience, the book explores the meaning of ethnic conflict and alerts readers to the conceptual problems associated with its interpretation, the diverse forms it may take and how it can be controlled.
- The arguments presented in the text are enriched and enlivened by a plethora of apt examples drawn from all continents. Each chapter ends with a brief concluding section summarising the major arguments and themes.
- The book also includes a glossary of key terms and a guide to further reading
Oliver Ramsbotham, University of Bradford
"This is a wonderful book. It is the perfect introduction for
undergraduates and graduate students with no background knowlege of
Zoltan Barany, University of Texas
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