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The dynamics of ethnic competition and conflict

by Susan Olzak

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Ethnic relations,
    • United States -- Race relations,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-264) and indexes.

      StatementSusan Olzak.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.A1 O455 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 271 p. ;
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1557855M
      ISBN 100804720282
      LC Control Number91038707

        Abstract. The root causes of ethnic conflict in Africa are poorly understood. Most of the available sources address ethnic conflict in Africa from the point of view of either ethnic diversity or climate change and competition for natural resources to the exclusion of mass grievances to the : Tsega Etefa. Book review of Conceptual Foundations for Multidisciplinary Thinking, by Stephen Jay Kline. American Political Science Review, June , Book review of The Dynamics of Ethnic Competition and Conflict, by Susan Olzak. American Political Science Review, June .

      dynamics to political violence which has yet to be explored using this methodology. Theoretically, this project draws on the literatures of ethnic conflict to shed light on the causes of ethnic. ethnic competition over resources and rights. The article explores a way in which major ethnic conflict theories: primordialist, institutional, political entrepreneurs and competition over resources, can be combined to explain how the interaction of these factors leads to conflict. The goal of the proposed framework is to depart from.

      The Ethnic Conflict Research Digest publishes peer reviews of recently published books, journal articles and research papers on the dynamics and management of ethnic conflict. It aims to aid the dissemination of new research in a growing academic field. Conflict is inevitable in groups and organizations, and it presents both a challenge and a true opportunity for every leader. In the well-known book, Getting to Yes, Fisher and Ury () contend that handling conflict is a daily occurrence for all of us.


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"Susan Olzak promises a great deal in this book and delivers even more. She makes strong hypothetical claims derived from rich theoretical arguments, develops elegant empirical tests of them, and quite cautiously fashions conclusions out of the pattern of results.

The book provides a remarkably coherent model for studying ethnic conflict. Susan Olzak is Professor of Sociology at Stanford University, where she does research on armed conflict, ethnic violence, collective action, and social movement organizations.

Her current research projects include (1) a combined state, national, and international-level project (funded by the Sociology Program at NSF and by the UPS Endowment Fund) analyzing the impact of.

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Marc Howard Ross examines battles over diverse cultural expressions, including Islamic headscarves in France, parades in Northern Ireland, holy sites in Jerusalem and Confederate flags in the American South to propose a psychocultural framework for.

An ethnic conflict is a conflict between two or more contending ethnic the source of the conflict may be political, social, economic or religious, the individuals in conflict must expressly fight for their ethnic group's position within final criterion differentiates ethnic conflict from other forms of struggle.

Academic explanations of ethnic conflict generally fall. (shelved 1 time as ethnic-conflict) avg rating — 15, ratings — published   Exploring this long-running tripartite conflict between the Rohingya, Rakhine and the Burman-led state, this book offers a new analysis of the complexities of the current crisis: the fears and motivations driving it and the competition to control historical representations and collective memory.

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