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Ethnicity in world politics.

Ethnicity in world politics.

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Published by Third World Foundation in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesThird World quarterly -- vol.11, no4
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 233p. ;
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14344110M

Ethnic politics and the determination by the indigenous groups to prevent the government from falling into the hands of the Americo-Liberians, once again, could easily disrupt the temporary fragile peace in the country. Ethnicity and Politics in Africa Ethnicity constitutes the foundations of the African society, for it shapes. regarding ethnicity and conflict. Many use a linguistic fractionalization index, calculated as the likelihood that two randomly drawn indi-viduals would speak a different language. This is a poor indicator for capturing the political dynamics associated with ethnic conflict. First, not all ethnic groups matter for politics (ChandraCited by:

Ethnicity and nationalism: theory and comparison in SearchWorks Presenting As It Does An Original Perspective On The Major Themes And Arguments Concerning Ethnicity And Nationalism, This Book Is Essential Reading For€. Ethnicity and Nationalism: Theory and Comparison: Paul R. Brass Paul R. Brass. Ethnicity and Nationalism: Theory. James Kellas' book provides a review of the main theoretical approaches to the study of nationalism drawn from a wide range of disciplines which he pulls together to provide an integrated framework to explain the power of nationalism and ethnicity in politics and the circumstances in which they flourish.

  Now, with such conflict breaking out across the world, from Central Asia to South Central Los Angeles, he sets forth a general proposition: Far from vanishing, ethnicity has been and will be an elemental force in international : Examines race and ethnicity in East Africa from the period of earliest archaeological evidence to the present day. Theoretical approaches to race and ethnicity are discussed, but they are not the sole focus. Colonial history and policies towards race and ethnicity are examined as well as towards various culture traits such as religion and language.


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Perhaps the best thing about this book is that is offers a good introduction to the problems of ethnicity in international politics, and provides an excellent reference list of sources for further reading on the by: Explore our list of World Politics Books at Barnes & Noble®.

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1 - 20 of results. This book is an introduction to this new era of ethnic challenges to world order and security.

From Africa's postcolonial rebellions in the s and s to the anti-immigrant violence in the s, Ethnic Conflict in World Politics surveys the historical, geographic, and cultural diversity of ethnopolitical conflict. Using an analytical. tions of ethnicity and identity politics remain contested.

As mentioned above among political scientists, instru- mentalists believe that dominant groups use ethnicity to. In this extensively revised edition, Steve Fenton updates his concise and accessible introduction to ethnicity, drawing on new published work and recent social and historical changes.

Discussing an extended range of theorists and illustrations from around the world, Fenton explores and clarifies the core meanings and the shifting ground of this. "This book is based on a lifetime's study of ethnopolitical conflict across the globe, including considerable fieldwork.

Its case studies are designed to illuminate broader comparative points about how such persistent but fluid demands can be accommodated in the policy processes of various regimes around the by: (shelved 1 time as world-politics) avg Ethnicity in world politics. book —ratings — published Want to Read saving.

The book analyses the study of the growing field of ethnicity and politics from a number of different angles. These include the nature of the subject itself, different theoretical approaches, ways of addressing political issues the relationship gives rise to, the impact of major global challenges and a survey of output in the field.

An associate professor of political science, Francis will be the editor of a new series of books from Cambridge University Press called Cambridge Elements in Race, Ethnicity and Politics. Francis, on leave and at Harvard for the school year, answered a few questions about the new book series.

In this timely book Milton J. Esman surveys a recurrent and seemingly intractable factor in the politics of nations: ethnicity. As the author notes, virtually no contemporary nation-state is ethnically homogeneous.

Most address the political effects of domestic ethnic difference, and many fail in the attempt--with devastatingly violent results.

Politics of Ethnicity: A Theoretical Perspective Rehana Saeed Hashmi University of the Punjab, Lahore. Gulshan Majeed University of the Punjab, Lahore. Abstract Ethnicity and Ethnic Politics is an important Phenomenon of Plural Societies.

In developing world, ethnic politics is one of the main reasons of internal instability. This book examines the effects of ethnicity on party politics in sub-Saharan Africa. Sebastian Elischer analyzes political parties in Ghana, Kenya and Namibia in detail, and provides a preliminary analysis of parties in seven other countries including Tanzania, Botswana, Senegal, Zambia, Malawi, Burkina Faso and by:   The growing recognition of the importance of ethnic, racial, and religious groups in the politics of the new states has given rise to an urgent need for theory.

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Pages in category "Ethnicity in politics" The following 50 pages are in this category, out of 50 total. This list may not reflect recent changes. American Hellenic Institute World on. Hopefully some of the books on this list will help you see global politics in a new light. (in no particular order) While technically more a work of sociology or anthropology than one of IR, Steven Pinker’s The Better Angels of Our Nature is a solid effort to document the long-term downwards trends in our species’ use of violence.

"A remarkable work of scholarship and of fieldwork, Nationalist Politics and Everyday Ethnicity in a Transylvanian Town should be read by every social scientist interested in nationalism, or ethnicity, or community life, or Eastern Europe.

It does a terrific job of showing how large-scale social changes and projects of identity play out in a local context. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication Data Census and Identity: The politics of race, ethnicity, and language in national censuses / edited by David I.

Kertzer and Dominique Arel. p. cm. – (New perspectives on anthropological and social demography).Discerning the ethnic and racial dimensions of politics is considered by some indispensable to understanding contemporary world politics. This course seeks to answer fundamental questions about racial and ethnic politics.

To begin, what are the bases of ethnic and racial identities? What accounts for political mobilization based upon such identities?The New Politics of Race brings together Winant’s new and previously published essays to form a comprehensive picture of the origins and nature of the complex racial politics that engulf us today.

It is only in light of the post–World War II patterns of racial insurgency and reform that these politics can be understood, Winant asserts.