Preventing Ethnic Conflict

Preventing Ethnic Conflict : Successful Cross-national Strategies

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This renamed and revised paperback edition of Irwin Deutscher's Accommodating Diversity shares most of the book's original content but reframes the work with teachers and students in mind. With introductory essays to each section written by Linda Lindsey that place the material within sociological theory, its problem solving focus, and provocative study questions, Preventing Ethnic Conflict is an ideal supplement for courses in race, ethnicity, and social more

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  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 152 x 228 x 16mm | 399.17g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0739109936
  • 9780739109939

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This book critically examines salient issues pertaining to ethnic conflict in the global context. Preventing Ethnic Conflictrepresents a significant contribution that will be useful for both students and for policymakers as well. -- Mehrangiz Najafizadeh, University of Kansas In what seems to be a world of conflict with severely limited acceptable resolutions, this delightfully readable and important text is a breathe of fresh air. It clearly demonstrates that positive outcomes are possible. -- Sandra Christie, Webster Universityshow more

About Irwin Deutscher

Irwin Deutscher is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Akron. He is the author or coauthor of six book and numerous scholarly articles. Among his many awards is the Distinguished Career award from the American Sociological Association. Linda Lindsey is Professor of Sociology at Maryville University of St. Louis and Adjunct Professor of Social Thought and Analysis at Washington more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Part 2 The Problem Chapter 3 Student and Teacher's Introduction to Part One Chapter 4 The Beginning: Abe Lincoln in India and a Pair of Hungarians in Ottawa Chapter 5 Democracy and Its Downside Chapter 6 The Invention of Race and Ethnicity and Its Many Consequences Chapter 7 Identities: Ethnic and Otherwise Chapter 8 Ethnic Renewal: Italian Americans, Bosnian Muslims, and Native Americans Chapter 9 Reports for the Daily Press: a Worldwide Network of Research Assistants Part 10 Toward Solutions: From Time to Time and Place to Place Chapter 11 Student and Teacher's Introduction to Part Two Chapter 12 Backdrop and Precursors Chapter 13 The Enclave Solution in Switzerland and Ghana Chapter 14 The Immigrant Solution in Sweden, Canada, and Australia Chapter 15 Sojourner Finns, Israelis, and Greeks and Also the Unfashionable Solution of Partition (India, No! Czechoslovakia, Yes!) Chapter 16 Leave Vengeance to the Lord: One Tough but Grand Solution Part 17 Over the Horizon Chapter 18 Student and Teacher's Introduction to Part Three Chapter 19 Beyond National Policies Chapter 20 Assimilation and Pluralism: An Outmoded Distinction? Chapter 21 The End: Values, Politics, and Assimilationshow more