This title was first published in 2001. Written by an outstanding international group of researchers focusing on ethnic conflict, this refreshing analysis provides practical and effective policy options for the people of the Third World.
Table of Contents
Contents: General introduction, John Mukum Mbaku, Pita Ogaba Agbese and Mwangi S. Kimenyi; Federalism and the ethnic question in Africa, Eghosa E. Osaghae; Ethnicity, constitutionalism, and governance in Africa, John Mukum Mbaku; Harmonizing ethnic claims in Africa: a proposal for ethnic-based federalism, Mwangi S. Kimenyi; Managing ethnic relations in a heterogeneous society: the case of Nigeria, Pita Ogaba Agbese; Ethnicity and ethnic challenges in the Middle East, Nadar Entessar; Never again a Mexico without us: indigenous peoples and the 21st century, Kathleen R. Martin; Ecuador’s strategic policies toward indigenous communities in sensitive border areas, William T. Vickers; Let smiles return to my motherland: the Sikh Diaspora and homeland policies, Therese S. Gunawardwena; Ethnicity and governance in the third world: case studies from South and Southeast Asia - Sri Lanka and Malaysia, Kingsley M. de Silva; Ethnic conflict and violence: South Africa, Punjab and Sri Lanka, Movindri Reddy; Index.
’Mbaku, Agbese, Kimenyi and their colleagues have produced rigorous studies on the critical subject of the management of ethnic conflict in the Third World. The essays contained in this volume are analytical and critical, solid and exhaustive. The arguments presented are persuasive and creative, and offer refreshingly new ways to manage ethnic conflicts in developing societies...This volume is arguably one of the most rigorous recent works on strategies for the management of ethnic conflicts in the Third World.’ George Klay Kieh, Jr, Morehouse College, USA '...a useful introduction to a range of perspectives on ethnicity and governance...interesting and insightful reading...' Progress in Development Studies