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Ethnicity and Conflict in a Post-Communist World : The Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and China - Kumar Rupesinghe

Ethnicity and Conflict in a Post-Communist World

The Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and China

By: Kumar Rupesinghe (Editor), Peter King (Editor), Olga Vorkunova (Editor), Eduard Shevardnadze (Preface by)

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Exploring the contemporary sources, scope and intensity of nationality conflicts in the context of a disintegrating Soviet Empire, the authors address themselves to the resurgence of ethnicity and nationalism within the former Soviet imperium, Yugoslavia, Hungary, Bulgaria and China, and the consquences of perestroika and glasnost. Kumar Rupesinghe has also written "Conflict Resolution in Uganda" and "Ethnic Conflicts and Human Rights". Olga Vorkunova is also the author of "Konflikti v 'Tretem Mire' i Zapad" (conflict in the "Third World" and the West) and "Skandinavia i Mezhdunarodnie Konflikti" (Scandinavia and international conflict).

Preface - Notes on the Contributors - Introduction;K. Rupesinghe & P. King - The Future of the Soviet Union: Deconstruction versus Disintegration; P. King - Inventions and Manifestation of Ethno- Nationalism in and after the Soviet Union; V.A. Tishkov - Inter-Ethnic Tension in the USSR: A Socio-Psychological Perspective; G.Soldatova - Management of Inter-Ethnic Conflicts in the Soviet Union; O. Vorkunova - National Minorities in Estonia; A. & M. Kirch - Causes of the Inter- Ethnic Conflict in Latvia; M. Ustinova - The Azerbaijani-Armenian Conflict: Possible Paths Towards Resolution; V. Nadien-Raevski - Inter- Ethnic Conflict in the Trans-caucasus: A Case Study of Nagorno-Karabakh; A.N. Yamskov - Internal Conflicts in Soviet Central Asia: Social and Religious Perspectives; T. Saidbaev - Communism and National Self- Determination in Central Asia; T.F. Tairov - The Brewing Ethnic Conflicts in China and Their Historical Background; H. Bockman - Linguistic Conflicts in Eastern Europe and Their Historical Parallels; M. Hroch - The Ethnic Conflict in Bulgaria: History and Current Problems; B. Tafradjiski et al - National Identity in Post-Communist Hungary; G. Csepeli - Cognitive Adequacy of Sociological Theories in Explaining Ethnic Antagonism in Yugoslavia; S. Flere - Index

ISBN: 9780333569511
ISBN-10: 0333569512
Series: Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and China
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 276
Published: 18th August 1992
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.79  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 1