Encyclopedia of Modern Ethnic Conflict

Editor: Rudolph, Joseph
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 978-1-61-069552-7
Category: Social Sciences - Ethnic Studies
Book Status: Pending
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This work uses case studies to explore some four dozen of those conflicts, making it an ideal first-stop reference for students and others who wish to quickly gain an understanding of ethnic struggles.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction - Joseph R. Rudolph Jr.
  • VOLUME 1
  • Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Nagorno-Karabakh: A Not So “Frozen” Conflict - Ohannes Geukjian
  • Bolivia: A History of Struggle: From Anticolonial Resistance to Progressive Extractivism in the Morales Era - Nicole Fabricant and David W. Dent
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina: The Deconstruction of a State and the Birth and Growing Pangs of Bosnia-Herzegovina - Joseph R. Rudolph Jr.
  • Canada: The Nationalism Movement in Quebec - Saul Newman
  • Central Europe: The Romany: A Stateless Minority in a World of States - Joseph R. Rudolph Jr.
  • China: Ethnic Conflict in the World's Largest Multinational State - Katherine P. Kaup
  • Cyprus: Turkish Cyprus: The Dynamics of a Frozen Conflict - Magdalena Dembinska
  • Czechoslovakia and the Czech and Slovak Republics: The Peaceful Breakup of a State and Life after the Velvet Divorce - Joseph R. Rudolph Jr.
  • East Timor (Timor-Leste): The Birth of a New State - Stephen Zunes
  • France: Ethnic Conflict and the Problem of Corsica - Sue Ellen M. Charlton
  • France: The “Foreigner” Issue - Britta Nelson Bleigh and Joseph R. Rudolph Jr.
  • Georgia: Separatism in Abkhazia and South Ossetia - Jesse Dillon Savage
  • Germany: The Foreign Worker Issue - John S. Bendix and Joseph R. Rudolph Jr.
  • Guatemala: Mayas and the Guatemalan Civil War - Betsy Konefal
  • India: Ethnic Conflict and Nation-Building in a Multiethnic State - Maya Chadda
  • Iraq: The Progress of the Kurdish Movement in Iraq - Burak Bilgehan Ozpek
  • Ivory Coast: Conflict and the Politics of Belonging in Côte d'Ivoire - Jeremy S. Speight
  • Kenya: Kenya's Legacy of Violent Ethnic Politics and the 2007–2008 Postelection Crisis - Sarah Jenkins
  • Kosovo: The Conflicts in Kosovo and the Limits of Third-Party Conflict Management - Joseph R. Rudolph Jr.
  • Lebanon: The Lebanon Civil War, 1975–1990 - Marie-Joelle Zahar
  • Malaysia: The Malay-Chinese Conflict - Amy L. Freedman
  • Mali: The Mali Crisis - Jaimie Bleck
  • Mexico: The Zapatista Rebellion in Chiapas - Richard Stahler-Sholk
  • VOLUME 2
  • The Middle East: The Arab-Jewish Struggle for Palestine to 1948 - James A. Reilly
  • The Middle East: The Question of Palestine - Maia Carter Hallward
  • The Middle East: Christians in the Middle East - Paul S. Rowe
  • The Middle East: The Kurds’ Struggle for Kurdistan - Michael M. Gunter
  • Myanmar (Burma): The Karen Conflict - Marie Olson Lounsbery
  • Nigeria: Ethnic Conflict in Multinational West Africa - Olugbemiga Samuel Afolabi
  • Russia and the Northern Caucasus: The Continuing Unrest - Renat Shaykhutdinov
  • Rwanda: Hutu-Tutsi Conflict and Genocide in Central Africa - Stephen D. Wrage
  • Spain: Nationalism without Contentious Conflict: The New Basque Normal - Roland Vazquez
  • Sri Lanka: Tamil-Sinhalese Conflict in India's Backyard - Nikolaos Biziouras and Joseph R. Rudolph Jr.
  • Sudan: Ethnic Conflict in the Sudan and the Tumultuous Birth of a New Nation - Susan R. Alaniz
  • United Kingdom: The Making of British Race Relations - Anthony Mark Messina
  • United Kingdom: The Irish Question and the Partition of Ireland - Sean P. Duffy
  • United Kingdom: The Conflict in Ulster - Elham Atashi
  • United Kingdom: Nationalism in Scotland - Robert J. Thompson
  • United Kingdom: The Decline and Revival of Welsh Nationalism - Elin Royles and Terrence Casey
  • United States: The Struggle for Survival and Equality of the First Americans - Joseph R. Rudolph Jr.
  • United States: Racial Violence in the United States: 1900–1919 - James N. Upton
  • United States: Race and the Civil Rights Struggle in Post–World War II America - Kevin J. Mumford and John Bullock
  • United States: The United States–Puerto Rico Relationship - Lynn-Darrell Bender
  • Western Sahara: Ethnic Conflict and the 20th Century's Last Colonial War - Stephen Zunes
  • About the Editor and Contributors