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Understanding Ethnic Conflict : The International Dimension

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9780321364807

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0321364805
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2006
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Summary

The completely updated edition of this groundbreaking text provides students with a clear analytical framework for understanding ethnic conflicts and how they affect international relations.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Acknowledgments xvi
PART I ETHNIC CONFLICT AND INTERNATIONAL POLITICS: A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
Chapter 1 ETHNIC CONFLICT ON THE WORLD STAGE
1(43)
Introduction
1(1)
Ethnic Group, Ethnic Nation, Ethnic Nationalism
1(2)
Civic versus Ethnic Nationalism
3(3)
National Self-Determination in Practice
6(3)
The Rise of Civic Nationalism
9(2)
The Basis of Ethnic Identity
11(2)
The Etiology of Ethnic Polarization and Conflict
13(7)
Modernization and Ethnic Nationalism
13(3)
Multiethnic States and Democratic (In)stability
16(3)
Resource Competition and Ethnic Nationalism
19(1)
Violent Ethnic Civil Wars in the Post–Cold War Era
20(8)
Ancient Hatreds and Ethnic Conflict
20(2)
The Irredentist–Anti-Irredentist Paradigm
22(1)
Insecurity, Fear, and Ethnic Conflict
23(3)
Elites, Massess, and Ethnic Conflict
26(1)
Globalization and Ethnic Conflict
27(1)
Goals of Ethnic Political Movements
28(3)
The Staying Power of Ethnic Insurgency Movements
31(2)
Conclusion
33(11)
Chapter 2 ETHNIC CONFLICT AND INTERNATIONAL NORMS
44(26)
Introduction
44(1)
International Norms Affecting Ethnosecession
44(9)
The Doctrine of Sovereignty
44(6)
National Self-Determination and Ethnosecessionist Movements
50(3)
The Moral Case for Secession
53(11)
The Emerging Global Regime on Ethnic Minorities
64(2)
Conclusion
66(4)
Chapter 3 ETHNIC CONFLICT AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
70(20)
Introduction
70(1)
Complex Humanitarian Emergencies
71(4)
Internal Displacement and Refugees
71(1)
Torture, Abuse, and Mass Rape
72(2)
Child Soldiers
74(1)
State Failure and Collapse
75(10)
Ethnoterrorism
75(2)
Guns-for-Drugs Syndrome
77(1)
Partisan Intervention and Counterintervention in Ethnic Conflicts
78(1)
Typology of External Partisan Intervention
78(1)
Reasons for Partisan External Intervention
79(3)
Characteristics of Partisan External Intervention
82(1)
Constraints on Partisan External Intervention
83(1)
Consequences of Partisan External Intervention
84(1)
Conclusion
85(5)
Chapter 4 RESOLVING ETHNIC CONFLICTS THROUGH INTERNATIONAL INTERVENTION
90(30)
Why Resolving Ethnic Conflicts Is Important
90(1)
Ethnic Conflict Resolution by International Third Parties
90(6)
Peacekeeping
91(1)
Peacemaking
92(3)
Peacebuilding
95(1)
Ethnic Conflict Resolution by the United Nations
96(15)
The United Nations as a Peacekeeper
97(3)
The United Nations as a Peacemaker
100(4)
The United Nations as a Peacebuilder
104(3)
States as Third Parties in Ethnic Conflict Resolution
107(1)
Major Powers and Ethnic Conflict Resolution
107(2)
Ethnic Conflict Resolution by Third-World Regional Powers
109(2)
Regional Organizations as Third Parties in Ethnic Conflict Resolution
111(2)
International Nongovernmental Organizations as Third Parties in Ethnic Conflict Resolution
113(2)
Conclusion
115(5)
PART II CASE STUDIES
Chapter 5 NATIONALISM AND THE COLLAPSE OF AN EMPIRE: THE SOVIET UNION, RUSSIA, AND CHECHNYA
120(30)
The Breakdown of Empires
120(2)
Why Did Ethnic Conflict Occur?
122(17)
Soviet Imperialism and Great Russian Nationalism
122(3)
Democratization as a Source of Ethnic Conflict
125(1)
The Conflict of Identities
126(2)
Nationalist Mobilization in Post—Soviet Russia
128(2)
The Core Ideas of Russian Nationalism
130(1)
Russian Nationalists Resurgent
131(2)
Russia's New Minorities
133(1)
Russia and Chechnya
134(3)
Chechen Ethnosecessionism
137(2)
International Reaction
139(2)
Noninternationalization of the Chechen Conflict
141(3)
Third-party Mediation in Chechnya
144(2)
Conclusion
146(4)
Chapter 6 SEPARATIST MOVEMENTS IN CONSTITUTIONAL DEMOCRACIES: CANADA AND QUEBEC NATIONALISM
150(26)
Introduction
150(1)
Why Has Ethnic Conflict Occurred? Sources of Quebec Nationalism
151(15)
British Colonization
152(2)
Confederation
154(1)
Economic Stagnation
154(1)
Conscription Crises
155(1)
Disputed Borders
155(1)
Society in Transformation
156(1)
The Quiet Revolution
156(2)
Quebec's Exclusion from the Canadian Constitution
158(1)
The Failure to Bring Quebec Back In
159(2)
The Growth of the Sovereignty Movement
161(2)
The Canadian Supreme Court on Secession
163(3)
Why Peaceful Secession Is Rare
166(2)
International Reaction
168(1)
Can a Constitutional Dispute Be Internationalized?
169(3)
Is External Mediation Possible in Canada?
172(4)
Chapter 7 INTRACTABLE ETHNIC WARS: THE TAMIL—SINHALESE CONFLICT IN SRI LANKA
176(31)
Introduction
176(1)
Why Did Ethnic Conflict Occur?
176(6)
Internationalization of the Ethnic War
182(2)
India's Attempt at Conflict Resolution
184(5)
The Ethnic Civil War in the 1990's
189(2)
The Start of the Norway-Facilitated Peace Process
191(2)
Peace Negotiations
193(3)
Suspension of Peace Talks
196(1)
Political Turmoil and Its Impact on Peace Talks
197(2)
Prospects for a Negotiated Peace
199(8)
Chapter 8 WEAK STATES AND ETHNIC CONFLICT: SECESSIONISM AND STATE COLLAPSE IN AFRICA
207(25)
Introduction
207(1)
Weak States
208(2)
Secessionism in Ethiopia
210(8)
The Colonial Legacy
210(2)
Pan-Africanism and Pan-Ethiopianism
212(1)
Ethiopia's Collapse, Eritrea's Independence
213(2)
Internationalization and External Mediation
215(3)
Weak States, Politicized Identities in Central Africa
218(6)
The Colonial Legacy and Hutu–Tutsi Rivalry
219(1)
International and External Mediation
220(4)
Keeping the State Strong: South Africa
224(4)
Transition from Apartheid
225(2)
Ethnicity, State-building, and the International System
227(1)
Conclusion
228(4)
Chapter 9 WESTERN MILITARY INTERVENTION AND ETHNORELIGIOUS CONFLICTS: IRAQ, AFGHANISTAN, AND YUGOSLAVIA
232(32)
Introduction
232(2)
The U.S. Occupation of Iraq
234(7)
Toppling a Dictator, Creating a Weak State
236(1)
The Increased Salience of Ethnoreligious Cleavages
237(4)
Ending Afghanistan's Wars Through Intervention
241(6)
Ethnicity, Warlords, and Internal Conflict
242(1)
International Intervention and Peacekeeping after the Taliban
243(4)
Wars in a Disintegrating Yugoslavia
247(13)
International Prevarication
253(3)
Third-party Intervention and Peacekeeping
256(4)
Conclusion
260(4)
Chapter 10 U.S. FOREIGN POLICY AND NATIONALISM: TO INTERVENE OR NOT TO INTERVENE?
264(12)
Studying Post–Cold War Policy Making
264(1)
Rationales for U.S. Interventions
265(5)
Promoting Liberal Internationalism
265(2)
Preempting Security Threats
267(2)
Activism to Promote Integration
269(1)
The Backlash to U.S. Unilateralism
270(2)
Conclusion
272(4)
Selected Bibliography 276(8)
Glossary 284(13)
Index 297


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