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Association for the Study of Nationalities


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The books in this series focus on the dynamics and interactions of significant minority and majority nationalisms in the context of globalisation and their social, political and economic causes and consequences. Each book is focused on an important topic drawn from the rigorously peer-reviewed articles published in Nationalities Papers and Ethnopolitics, and includes authoritative theoretical reflection and empirical analysis by some of the most widely recognized experts in the world.

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A Century of Kurdish Politics: Citizenship, Statehood and Diplomacy

A Century of Kurdish Politics: Citizenship, Statehood and Diplomacy

1st Edition

Güneş Murat Tezcür
April 09, 2019

The Kurdish question remains one of the most important and complicated issues in ethnic politics in contemporary times, with the Kurds being one of the largest ethnic groups in the world without a state of their own. This comprehensive volume brings together a group of distinguished scholars to...

Ethnic Politics and Conflict/Violence: State of the Field and New Directions

Ethnic Politics and Conflict/Violence: State of the Field and New Directions

1st Edition

Erika Forsberg, Jóhanna K. Birnir, Christian Davenport
February 14, 2019

Ethnicity is one of the most salient and enduring topics of social science, not least with regard to its potential link to political conflict/violence. Despite, or perhaps because of, the concept’s significant use, all too seldom has the field paused to consider the state of our knowledge. For...

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: The politics of stalemate

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: The politics of stalemate

1st Edition

Karl Cordell, Brendan O'Leary, Stefan Wolff
January 14, 2019

The conflict between Israel and the Palestinians is one of the longest unresolved conflicts of modern times. It has brought about the early and violent deaths of tens of thousands of people, and blighted the lives of millions more. It is symbiotically linked to the wider crises that continue to...

The Politics of International Interaction with de facto States: Conceptualising Engagement without Recognition

The Politics of International Interaction with de facto States: Conceptualising Engagement without Recognition

1st Edition

Eiki Berg, James Ker-Lindsay
November 27, 2018

This comprehensive volume is the first systematic effort to explore the ways in which recognised states and international organisations interact with secessionist ‘de facto states’, while maintaining the position that they are not regarded as independent sovereign actors in the international system...

Segment States in the Developing World: Conflict's Cause or Cure?

Segment States in the Developing World: Conflict's Cause or Cure?

1st Edition

Matthew Hoddie, Caroline A. Hartzell
November 07, 2018

This book considers the relationship between territorial autonomy arrangements and ethnic conflict. As a means of ethnic conflict management, autonomy arrangements enjoy wide support among policymakers and academics. Countries ranging from the Sudan, the Philippines, and Britain have in recent...

From Socialist to Post-Socialist Cities: Cultural Politics of Architecture, Urban Planning, and Identity in Eurasia

From Socialist to Post-Socialist Cities: Cultural Politics of Architecture, Urban Planning, and Identity in Eurasia

1st Edition

Alexander C. Diener, Joshua Hagen
October 18, 2018

The development of post-socialist cities has become a major field of study among critical theorists from across the social sciences and humanities. Originally constructed under the dictates of central planners and designed to serve the demands of command economies, post-socialist urban centers...

Migration and Divided Societies

Migration and Divided Societies

1st Edition

Chris Gilligan, Susan Ball
October 18, 2018

The study of 'divided societies' has focused, historically, on either ethnic divides in colonial (or post-colonial) societies or on developed Western democracies which have ethnic power-sharing Government structures. The study of divided societies emerged historically at a moment when...

The Return to War and Violence: Case Studies on the USSR, Russia, and Yugoslavia, 1979-2014

The Return to War and Violence: Case Studies on the USSR, Russia, and Yugoslavia, 1979-2014

1st Edition

Jan Claas Behrends
October 18, 2018

This volume includes five case studies on war and the military in the USSR, Russia and Yugoslavia. It argues that the armed forces were at the core of socialist statehood and that their role and their change in late socialism and post-Communism are thus far understudied. Discussing the similarities...

State-building in the Western Balkans: European Approaches to Democratization

State-building in the Western Balkans: European Approaches to Democratization

1st Edition

Soeren Keil
August 23, 2018

The Western Balkans have seen rapid changes since the end of the violent conflicts in the 1990s. The EU has been one of the main drivers for change, focusing on the political, economic and social transformation of the region to prepare the countries for membership in the Union. EU enlargement has...

Self-Determination in the early Twenty First Century: A Double Edged Concept

Self-Determination in the early Twenty First Century: A Double Edged Concept

1st Edition

Uriel Abulof, Karl Cordell
January 12, 2018

In a world in which change is constant, the principle of self-determination is important. Through (collective) acts of self-determination, nations exercise the right to govern themselves. At present the nation-state system with which we are familiar faces several challenges. In Western Europe,...

The Ethnopolitics of Ethnofederalism in Ethiopia

The Ethnopolitics of Ethnofederalism in Ethiopia

1st Edition

Jan Erk
December 05, 2017

Ethiopia is the darling of development economists: since 2005, the country’s economic growth rate has consistently been over the 10% mark. Ethiopia is also a regional superpower with political influence across East Africa and the Horn. Furthermore, the African Union has its headquarters in the...

Non-territorial Autonomy in Divided Societies: Comparative Perspectives

Non-territorial Autonomy in Divided Societies: Comparative Perspectives

1st Edition

John Coakley
February 07, 2017

Non-territorial autonomy is an unusual method of government based on the notion of the devolution of power to entities within the state which exercise jurisdiction over a population defined by personal features (such as opting for a particular ethnic nationality) rather than by geographical...

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