|Series||Working papers on ethnic relations -- no.13|
|Contributions||Social Science Research Council (Great Britain). Research Unit on Ethnic Relations.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||(iv), 50, (9)p.|
|Number of Pages||50|
Cordell and Wolff integrate theory with practice, and keep the book very timely, through a series of in-depth case studies of recent ethnic conflicts. This is an impressive work of scholarship, ideal for introductory courses on ethnic conflict and conflict management."Cited by: This book is a scholarly treatise on ethnic conflict. The author's ideas are thoroughly developed, and supported with numerous examples and references. I finished the book with a far greater understanding of the roots, complexity, dynamics, and interventions for ethnic conflict/5(4). Ethnic conflict may be caused by cultural invasion and a lack of assimilation, maintaining ethnic and social differences and discrimination, by social inequality and by exploitation. Ethnic conflict is constantly exacerbated by mass poverty, limited access to resources, denial of human rights, lack of national integration and issues of. (shelved 1 time as ethnic-conflict) avg rating — 15, ratings — published
Conflicts are inevitable in human life. It is also inevitable in organizations or even between nations. Conflict is an inseparable aspect of people’s as well as organizations’ life. The study also discovered that conflicts occur in organizations as a result of competition for supremacy, leadership style. Some observers of ethnic conflicts maintain that these wars last on average five years, with violence escalating during the first two years and peaking in the third year. The fourth year usually finds the participants in a stage of exhaustion, and by the fifth year, they . Why does ethnic conflict remain one of the major security challenges in today's world? Can we avoid another Rwanda in the future? How was it possible, after almost four decades, to achieve a lasting settlement to the conflict in Northern Ireland, while that in Kashmir remains unresolved after more than sixty years? These and other questions are the focus of this book. The Causes of Ethnic Conflicts Mariana Tepfenhart [email protected] Ethnic conflicts are not new phenomena. Such conflicts have existed all over the world for centuries, but in the last 20 years, after the fall of Communism, they are in the focus of public attention due to the war in Rwanda, the events in Eastern Europe, and theAuthor: Mariana Tepfenhart.
Jerry Muller ("Us and Them," March/April ) tells a disconcerting story about the potential for ethnic diversity to generate violent conflict. He argues that ethnic nationalism -- which stems from a deeply felt need for each people to have its own state -- "will continue to shape the world in the twenty-first century."Cited by: Ethnic conflict is one of the major threats to international peace and security. Conflicts in the Balkans, Rwanda, Chechnya, Iraq, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, and Darfur, as well as in Israel, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip, are among the best-known and deadliest examples from the late 20th and early 21st destabilization of provinces, states, and, in some cases, even whole. beneficial approach, violent ethnic conflicts continue to occur across the world. lobal The g community is haunted by physical and emotional consequences of recent ethnic violence such as the ethnic cleansing in Bosnia, genocide in Rwanda and Darfur, and sectarian violence in Iraq. Ethnicity is the state of being ethnic or belonging to a certain ethnic group (Kellas, ,p:6). An ethnic group is defined as ﬁa group of people who are generally recognized by themselves and/or the others as a distinct group, with such recognition based on social or cultural characteristicsﬂ (Farley in Cornell,,p).File Size: KB.