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The Geography of Ethnic Violence

Identity, Interests, and the Indivisibility of Territory

by Monica Duffy Toft

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Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Armed conflict,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Geopolitics,
  • Political Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Violence in Society,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • Political Science and International Relations,
  • Ethnic conflict,
  • Human geography,
  • Nationalism,
  • Partition, Territorial,
  • Political violence

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9467666M
    ISBN 100691113548
    ISBN 109780691113548

    Countering Terrorism, Insurgency, Ethnic and Regional Violence. Editors: Fellman, Philip vos, Bar-Yam, Yaneer, Minai The Geography of Ethnic Violence. Pages Book Title Conflict and Complexity Book Subtitle Countering Terrorism, Insurgency, Ethnic and Regional Violence. Ethnic conflict is one of the major threats to international peace and security. Conflicts in the Balkans, Rwanda, Chechnya, Iraq, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, and Darfur, as well as in Israel, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip, are among the best-known and deadliest examples from the late 20th and early 21st destabilization of provinces, states, and, in some cases, even whole.

    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. This paper contributes to debates on the crisis of the African state, particularly the challenge posed by the rent-seeking elite, ethnicity and political violence. In most accounts, Burundi's persistent civil war fits contemporary discourse of the failed neo-patrimonial state in which opportunistic elites mobilize ethnicity for economic by:

      Figure 2 shows our analysis of ethnic geography and violence in Yugoslavia. The areas predicted as vulnerable to violence and actual incidents of violence have a Author: Yaneer Bar-Yam. South America:: Colombia. Street scene in the northern city of Cartagena. Because of the mild climate and abundance of wildlife in the area, settlement around Cartagena goes back to B.C. The city's colonial walled section and fortress have been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. Factbook photos - obtained from a variety of sources.


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The Geography of Ethnic Violence is the first among numerous distinguished books on ethnic violence to clarify the vital role of territory in explaining such conflict.

Monica Toft introduces and tests a theory of ethnic violence, one that provides a compelling general explanation of not only most ethnic violence, civil wars, and terrorism but many interstate wars as by:   The Geography of Ethnic Violence is the first among numerous distinguished books on ethnic violence to clarify the vital role of territory in explaining such conflict.

Monica Toft introduces and tests a theory of ethnic violence, one that provides a compelling general explanation of not only most ethnic violence, civil wars, and terrorism but many interstate wars as well/5(2).

The Geography of Ethnic Violence is the first among numerous distinguished books on ethnic violence to clarify the vital role of territory in explaining such conflict. Monica Toft introduces and tests a theory of ethnic violence, one that provides a compelling general explanation of not only most ethnic violence, civil wars, and terrorism but many interstate wars as well.

Book Description: The Geography of Ethnic Violenceis the first among numerous distinguished books on ethnic violence to clarify the vital role of territory in explaining such conflict.

Monica Toft introduces and tests a theory of ethnic violence, one that provides a compelling general explanation of not only most ethnic violence, civil wars, and terrorism but many interstate wars as well.

"The Geography of Ethnic Violence" is the first among numerous distinguished books on ethnic violence to clarify the vital role of territory in explaining such conflict.

Monica Toft introduces and tests a theory of ethnic violence, one that provides a compelling general explanation of not only most ethnic violence, civil wars, and terrorism but. Toft's book is well written and closely argued and contains four thoroughly researched case studies from the former Soviet Union.

Its central proposition is that the likelihood of ethnic violence rests on how a conflict's principal antagonists think about or value a disputed territory. Download Citation | The Geography of Ethnic Violence | Illustrations ix Preface xi Chapter 1: The Forgotten Meaning of Territory 1 Chapter 2: Indivisible Territory and Ethnic War 17 Chapter 3.

vre, and this is a book that should appeal to scholars and students alike. The Geography of Ethnic Violence: Identity, Interests, and the Indivisi-bility of Territory. By Monica Duffy Toft.

Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Uni-versity Press, Pp. xii $ Robert M. Kunovich Boston College. The Geography of Ethnic Violenceis the first among numerous distinguished books on ethnic violence to clarify the vital role of territory in explaining such conflict. Monica Toft introduces and tests a theory of ethnic violence, one that provides a compelling general explanation of.

Part of the Understanding Complex Systems book series (UCS) We consider the conditions of peace and violence among ethnic groups, testing a theory designed to predict the locations of violence and interventions that can promote peace.

Violence arises at boundaries between regions that are not sufficiently well by: 1. The Geography of Ethnic Violence 作者: Monica Duffy Toft 出版社: Princeton University Press 副标题: Identity, Interests, and the Indivisibility of Territory 出版年: 页数: 定价: GBP 装帧: Hardcover ISBN: The Geography of Ethnic Violenceis the first among numerous distinguished books on ethnic violence to clarify the vital role of territory in explaining such conflict.

Are ethnic conflicts in Africa the product of age-old ancient hatreds. Tsega Etefa’s new book, The Origins of Ethnic Conflict in Africa: Politics and Violence in Darfur, Oromia, and the Tana Delta (Palgrave MacMillan, ), provides an answer, arguing that elites mobilize their co-ethnics for political gain.

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Monica Toft introduces and tests a theory of ethnic violence, one that provides a compelling general explanation of not only most ethnic violence, civil wars, and terrorism but. Geographies of Violence is a critical human geography of the history of violence, from Ancient Rome and Enlightened wars through to natural disasters, animal slaughter, and genocide.

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Unpaid Annotation "This very well organized and well-written book is unquestionably a significant contribution to the study of ethnopolitics and political conflict. The Geography of Ethnic Violence Monica Duffy Toft Published by Princeton University Press Toft, Monica Duffy. The Geography of Ethnic Violence: Identity, Interests, and the Indivisibility of by: Geographies of race and ethnicity II: Environmental racism, racial capitalism and state-sanctioned violence Laura Pulido University of Southern California, USA Abstract In this report I argue that environmental racism is constituent of racial capitalism.

While the environmentalFile Size: KB. The Geography of Ethnic Violence is the first among numerous distinguished books on ethnic violence to clarify the vital role of territory in explaining such conflict.

Get this from a library! The geography of ethnic violence: identity, interests, and the indivisibility of territory. [Monica Duffy Toft] -- "The Geography of Ethnic Violence is the first among numerous distinguished books on ethnic violence to clarify the vital role of territory in explaining such conflict.

Monica Toft introduces and.the world encounter with ethnic conflict during decades. But incidence of ethnic violence was different in varying country. In developing country incidence were low and in the developing sever. Developing country management ethnic conflict by participation and justice policy that the equality is the best way for resolve this Size: KB.The vast majority of ethnic conflicts do not involve violence.5 Here, however, my focus is on the subject of violent ethnic conflict—both its presence and its absence.

The book’s central question is, Why do some ethnic conflicts turn violent, but not others? I do not attempt to explain why ethnic conflicts arise in the first place.