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Regional and Ethnic Conflicts: Perspectives from the Front Lines, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Judy Carter, George E. Irani, Vamik D. Volkan

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Feb 18, 2008

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Regional and Ethnic Conflicts: Perspectives from the Front Lines provides an alternative vantage point that contributes new perspectives to the study of ethnopolitical conflict.

 

The chapters comprising this reader have been contributed by people who have lived or worked in regions afflicted by ethnopolitical conflict. “Perspectives from the Front Lines” gives readers alternative, first-hand, front-line perspectives and insights on some of the major ethnopolitical conflicts plaguing the planet. Contributors describe and explain the factors and forces that have instigated and perpetuated the conflict in which they, their compatriots, and their enemies are ensnared. Contributors’ chapters provide front-line accounts of the realities and complexities of ethnopolitical conflict. Additionally, they note the clear and present danger that ethnopolitical conflicts pose to global security.

 


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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1. Ethnopolitical Conflict in Perspective  Judy Carter, George Irani, and Vamik D. Volkan

 

CHAPTER 2.  MACEDONIA

    The Ethnic Conflict in Macedonia from the Ethnic Macedonians’ Perspective: Being Victims in Their Own Country Relationships between Macedonians and Albanians in the Republic of Macedonia  Fatmir Musa

 

CHAPTER 3.  KASHMIR

    Jammu and Kashmir: An Indian View  Dipankar Banerjee

    Kashmir Dispute

 

CHAPTER 4.  CYPRUS

    The Cyprus Conflict: National Mythologies and Real Tragedies  Caesar V. Mavratsas

    Turkish and Greek Cypriots in Conflict  Kenan Atakol

 

CHAPTER 5.  ISRAEL AND PALESTINE

    Understanding Our Israeli/Palestinian Conflict and Searching for Its Resolution  Edward (Edy) Kaufman and Manuel Hassassian

 

CHAPTER 6.  RWANDA

    The Rwandan Conflict  Richard Batsinduka

 

CHAPTER 7.  SRI LANKA

    Sri Lanka’s “Ethnic” Conflict  David Ratnavale

 

CHAPTER 8.  GREECE AND TURKEY

    Historical Context, National Narrative, and Prospects of Reconciliation in the Aegean: The View from Athens  Kostas Ifantis

    Turkish-Greek Relations  Onur Öymen

 

CHAPTER 9.  NORTHERN IRELAND

    The Politics of Peace and War in Northern Ireland  Sean Byrne

    The Role of Constructive, Transcultural Storytelling in Ethnopolitical Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland  Jessica Senehi

 

CHAPTER 10.  SERBIA and CROATIA

    Serbia  Sonja Biserko

    Croatia: The Participant in Large Group Conflict  Eduard Klain

 

CHAPTER 11.  NIGERIA

    Mediated Hostility, Generation and Victimhood in Northern Nigeria  Conerly Casey

    Ethnicity and Ethnic Relations in Nigeria: The Case of Religious Conflict in Kano  Salisu A. Abdullahi

 

CHAPTER 12.  Lessons to Ponder: Insights and Advice from the Front Lines  Judy Carter 

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