Ethnic Groups in Conflict, Updated Edition With a New Preface
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Ethnic Groups in Conflict, Updated Edition With a New Preface

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Drawing material from dozens of divided societies, Donald L. Horowitz constructs his theory of ethnic conflict, relating ethnic affiliations to kinship and intergroup relations to the fear of domination. A groundbreaking work when it was published in 1985, the book remains an original and powerfully argued comparative analysis of one of the most important forces in the contemporary world.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 720 pages
  • 148 x 224 x 46mm | 920.79g
  • University of California Press
  • Berkerley, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 12 tables, 3 figures
  • 0520227069
  • 9780520227064
  • 388,907

About Donald L. Horowitz

Donald L. Horowitz is the James B. Duke professor of Law and Political Science at Duke University. He is also the author of A Democratic South Africa? Constitutional Engineering in a Divided Society (California, 1991), which won the Ralph Bunche Prize of the American Political Science Association, and coeditor of Immigrants in Two Democracies: French and American Experience (1992).show more

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"Offers a great deal of constructive advice backed by numerous examples--all worth pondering by those who try to engineer peace and democracy in divided societies."--Arend Lijphart, "New York Timesshow more

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