New PDF release: Identity Matters: Ethnic and Sectarian Conflict

By James L. Peacock,Patricia M. Thornton,Patrick B. Inman

ISBN-10: 1845453085

ISBN-13: 9781845453084

ISBN-10: 1845453115

ISBN-13: 9781845453114

In reaction to the assaults of September eleven, 2001 and warfare in Afghanistan, the Fulbright New Century students application introduced jointly social scientists from around the globe to review sectarian, ethnic, and cultural clash inside and throughout nationwide borders. As one results of their 12 months of severe dialogue, this e-book examines the roots of collective violence - and the measures taken to prevent it - in Burma (Myanmar), China, Germany, Pakistan, Senegal, Singapore, Thailand, Tibet, Ukraine, Southeast Asia, and Western Europe.

Case reviews and theoretical essays introduce the elemental rules essential to establish and clarify the symbols and practices each one particular human team holds sacred or inalienable. The authors follow the tools of political technological know-how, social psychology, anthropology, journalism, and academic learn. They construct at the insights of Gordon Allport, Charles Taylor, and Max Weber to explain and learn the styles of habit that social teams around the globe use to keep up their identities.

Written to notify the overall reader and speak throughout disciplinary limitations, this significant and well timed quantity demonstrates methods of figuring out, predicting and dealing with ethnic and sectarian violence.

Contributors: Badeng Nima, David Brown, Kwanchewan Buadaeng, Patrick B. Inman, Karina V. Korostelina, James L. Peacock, Thomas F. Pettigrew, Wee Teng Soh, Hamadou Tidiane Sy, Patricia M. Thornton, Mohammad Waseem.

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