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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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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...

Governance in Ethnically Mixed Cities

Governance in Ethnically Mixed Cities

1st Edition

Sherrill Stroschein
August 12, 2016

This collection of original essays breaks new ground by examining the dynamics of ethnic politics at the local level, rather than following in the footsteps of many previous studies which focus on the macropolitical level of states and nations. Governance in Ethnically Mixed Cities is based on...

Conflict in Southeastern Europe at the End of the Twentieth Century: A

Conflict in Southeastern Europe at the End of the Twentieth Century: A "Scholars' Initiative" Assesses Some of the Controversies

1st Edition

Thomas Emmert, Charles Ingrao
August 04, 2016

The dissolution of Yugoslavia and the tragic wars that followed continue to engage scholars throughout the region and the world. Ever since the fall of Slobodan Miloševic, the Scholars’ Initiative, an international consortium of over 250 scholars, has endeavored to study the period 1986-2000 as...

Transnationalism in the Balkans

Transnationalism in the Balkans

1st Edition

Denisa Kostovicova, Vesna Bojicic-Dzelilovic
July 13, 2016

After a decade of exclusive nationalism, violence and isolation of the 1990s, the Balkans has seen the emergence of transnational links between the former ethnic foes. Do these new cross-border links herald the era of inter-ethnic reconciliation in place of the politics of ethnic exclusion? Are...

Internationalized State-Building after Violent Conflict: Bosnia Ten Years after Dayton

Internationalized State-Building after Violent Conflict: Bosnia Ten Years after Dayton

1st Edition

Marc Weller, Stefan Wolff
May 31, 2016

Previously published as a special issue of Ethnopolitics, this volume analyzes various dimensions of the internationalized state-building process in Bosnia and Herzegovina since 1995. In December 1995, the Dayton Agreements ended the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina and established a fragile peace...

Identities, Nations and Politics after Communism

Identities, Nations and Politics after Communism

1st Edition

Roger E. Kanet
May 20, 2016

This book focuses on questions of identity that have confronted the countries of Central and Eastern Europe after the collapse of the communist system that had previously provided them with an identity. This development both facilitated and necessitated a reassessment of the now independent...

Cultural Autonomy in Contemporary Europe

Cultural Autonomy in Contemporary Europe

1st Edition

David J. Smith, Karl Cordell
May 17, 2016

In this volume, some of the world’s leading scholars involved in researching the fields of ethnopolitics, nationalism and ideas of nation and state, have come together to produce a work that is both original and accessible. The volume explores the rich, but sadly neglected tradition of thought on...

The Communist Quest for National Legitimacy in Europe, 1918-1989

The Communist Quest for National Legitimacy in Europe, 1918-1989

1st Edition

Martin Mevius
March 15, 2013

There are two popular myths concerning the relationship between communism and nationalism. The first is that nationalism and communism are wholly antagonistic and mutually exclusive. The second is the assertion that in communist Eastern Europe nationalism was oppressed before 1989, to emerge...

EU Conflict Management

EU Conflict Management

1st Edition

James Hughes
November 13, 2012

The EU’s self promotion as a ‘conflict manager’ is embedded in a discourse about its ‘shared values’ and their foundation in a connection between security, development and democracy. This book provides a collection of essays based on the latest cutting edge research into the EU’s active engagement...

Crimes of State Past and Present: Government-Sponsored Atrocities and International Legal Responses

Crimes of State Past and Present: Government-Sponsored Atrocities and International Legal Responses

1st Edition

David M. Crowe
November 28, 2011

War Crimes and acts of genocide are as old as history itself, but particularly during the 20th century. Yet what are war crimes and acts of genocide? And why did it take the world so long to define these crimes and develop legal institutions to bring to justice individuals and nations responsible...

The Comparative Approach to National Movements: Miroslav Hroch and Nationalism Studies

The Comparative Approach to National Movements: Miroslav Hroch and Nationalism Studies

1st Edition

Alexander Maxwell
October 04, 2011

Miroslav Hroch’s Social Preconditions of National Revival has profoundly influenced the study of nationalism since it first appeared in English translation, particularly because of its famous three-phase model for describing and analyzing national movements in Eastern Europe. Contributors to this...

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