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Societal groups, ethnocentrism, diplomacy, warfare, etc.

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  • Negative Ethnicityby Koigi Wa Wamwere

    Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 10.95

    "Negative ethnicity" is Koigi wa Wamwere’s name for the deep-seated tensions in Africa that the world has seen flare so terrifyingly. The genocide in Rwanda and "ethnic" killing in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, and elsewhere stand out as examples. Wa Wamwere argues that these clashes cannot properly be described as ethnically motivated;... more...

  • Structural Prevention of Ethnic Violenceby Dr Christian P. Scherrer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 155.00

    Today, ethnic violence accounts for the majority of the world's conflicts. The question is how ethnic difference is to be recognized. The task is to pre-empt destructive forms of interaction between states and peoples. Autonomy arrangements have, since the 1920s, helped to resolve ethno-national conflicts in Europe. Measures include cultural independence... more...

  • War! What Is It Good For?by Ian Morris

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 30.99

    A powerful and provocative exploration of how war has changed our society?for the better ?War! . . . . / What is it good for? / Absolutely nothing,? says the famous song?but archaeology, history, and biology show that war in fact has been good for something. Surprising as it sounds, war has made humanity safer and richer. In War! What Is It... more...

  • The Multicultural Riddleby Gerd Baumann

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 46.95

    Multicultural Riddle is a comprehensive exploration of all the issues that shape our search for a multicultural society. The book examines how we can establish a state of justice and equality between and among three groups: those who believe in a unified national culture, those who trace their culture to their ethnic identity, and those who view... more...

  • Dictionary of Race and Ethnic Relationsby Professor Ellis Cashmore; Ellis Cashmore

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 88.95

    Ethnicity and racial relations are almost universally seen as a prime motivating force behind social conflict and change. Often volatile and complex, racial interaction resonates through all aspects of contemporary society. Social issues which appear to have little connection to race often become entagled with ethnic friction to create far more complex... more...

  • Encyclopaedia of Race and Ethnic Studiesby Ellis Cashmore

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 71.95

    Developed from the critically acclaimed and commercially successful Dictionary of Race and Ethnic Relations , now in its fourth edition, Encyclopedia of Race and Ethnic Studies has been assembled by a world-class team of international scholars led by Ellis Cashmore to provide an authoritative, single-volume reference work on all aspects of race... more...

  • Children's Knowledge, Beliefs and Feelings about Nby Martyn Barrett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book provides a state-of-the-art account of how people's subjective sense of national identity, and attitudes towards countries and national groups, develop through the course of childhood and adolescence. It offers a comprehensive review of the research which has been conducted into: . children's understanding of nations as geographical territories... more...

  • Race and Nationby Paul Spickard

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 50.95

    Race and Nation is the first book to compare the racial and ethnic systems that have developed around the world. It is the creation of nineteen scholars who are experts on locations as far-flung as China, Jamaica, Eritrea, Brazil, Germany, Punjab, and South Africa. The contributing historians, sociologists, anthropologists, political scientists,... more...

  • Deadly Developmentsby Stephen and Downs Reyna

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95

    Ten anthropologists trace the machinations of war and the effects of violence in capitalist states, from their formation to the present. This collection, the newest volume in the War and Society series, questions the foundations of classical social theory while investigating local and international conflict through the critical and cross-cultural lens... more...

  • The Sociology of Ethnicityby Sinisa Malesevic

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 75.00

    Provides a coherent theoretical framework for the sociological analysis of ethnicity more...