Daniel Chirot's Contentious Identities: Ethnic, Religious and National PDF

By Daniel Chirot

This e-book analyzes frequent international ethnic conflicts that tear asunder international locations and areas, corresponding to the previous Yugoslavia. Dan Chirot casts his research in a dialogue of the clash among nationwide and ethnic identification, learning that ethnic id, rooted in centuries of culture and behavior, usually trumps nationwide id, that may be of newer gestation and feature a weaker carry on humans. His research offers insights into the new competitive U.S. posture on ‘nation building,’ displaying the blindness of this method of deeply-entrenched ethnic identities. His well timed ebook can be utilized in sessions on globalization, foreign improvement, political sociology, social activities, and theory.

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