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The Multiculturalism of Fear

Jacob T. Levy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297123
eISBN:
9780191599767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297122.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This work argues for a liberal account of multiculturalism, which draws on a liberalism of fear, like that articulated by Judith Shklar and inspired by Montesquieu. Liberalism should not be centrally ... More


Democratization and Internal Conflict in the Asia‐Pacific

Benjamin Reilly

in Democracy and Diversity: Political Engineering in the Asia-Pacific

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199286874
eISBN:
9780191713156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286874.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines the interrelationship between democratization and ethnic conflict in the Asia-Pacific region. It begins by considering the divergent paths from authoritarian rule to democracy ... More


The Internationalization of Ethnic Strife

S. Neil MacFarlane

in Democratic Consolidation in Eastern Europe Volume 2: International and Transnational Factors

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199244096
eISBN:
9780191600371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019924409X.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Describes a series of active sub‐state conflicts involving ethnicity and interethnic struggles for power and resources in southeastern and Eastern Europe. These are seen as having significant ... More


Negotiating Nationalism: Nation-Building, Federalism, and Secession in the Multinational State

Wayne Norman

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780198293354
eISBN:
9780191604126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293356.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book addresses some of the special challenges that arise when two or more national communities share the same (multinational) state. As a work in normative political philosophy, its principal ... More


Ethnic Conflict and Secessionism

Dawn Brancati

in Peace by Design: Managing Intrastate Conflict through Decentralization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549009
eISBN:
9780191720307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549009.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Through statistical analysis, this chapter tests the generalizability of its argument regarding the effect of decentralization and regional parties on ethnic conflict and secessionism. The analysis ... More


Ethnic Diversity and Poverty Reduction

Edward Miguel

in Understanding Poverty

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305197
eISBN:
9780199783519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305191.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay begins with a discussion of the recent social science literature on the impact of ethnic, racial, and religious divisions, and then proposes a set of policies that less-developed countries ... More


Institutional Design, Ethnic Conflict Management, and Democracy in Nigeria

Rotimi T. Suberu and Larry Diamond

in The Architecture of Democracy: Constitutional Design, Conflict Management, and Democracy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246465
eISBN:
9780191600135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246467.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Explores six topics for which Nigerian politics offer rich material for analysis: the relative impacts of democratic constitutionalism and military authoritarianism on inter‐ethnic relations; the ... More


Decentralization: Fueling the Fire or Dampening the Flames of Intrastate Conflict?

Dawn Brancati

in Peace by Design: Managing Intrastate Conflict through Decentralization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199549009
eISBN:
9780191720307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549009.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter elaborates on the argument regarding how the effect of decentralization on intrastate conflict hinges on regional parties. Brancati argues that the negative effects typically associated ... More


Citizenship in Culturally Diverse Societies: Issues, Contexts, Concepts

Will Kymlicka and Wayne Norman

in Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780198297703
eISBN:
9780191602948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829770X.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Attempts to give an overview of the range of cases where minority rights and multiculturalism interact with citizenship, and of the potential tensions between them. The current debates on minority ... More


The Northern Ireland Conflict: Consociational Engagements

John McGarry and Brendan O'Leary

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199266579
eISBN:
9780191601446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266573.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The book collects some of the major essays, past and new, of two of the leading authorities on the Northern Ireland conflict. The essays cover a wide range of topics, from the Anglo-Irish Agreement ... More


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