Divided Nations and European Integration

Author: Tristan James Mabry,John McGarry,Margaret Moore,Brendan O'Leary
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812244974
Category: Political Science
Page: 408
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For ethnic minorities in Europe separated by state borders—such as Basques in France and Spain or Hungarians who reside in Slovakia and Romania—the European Union has offered the hope of reconnection or at least of rendering the divisions less obstructive. Conationals on different sides of European borders may look forward to increased political engagement, including new norms to support the sharing of sovereignty, enhanced international cooperation, more porous borders, and invigorated protections for minority rights. Under the pan-European umbrella, it has been claimed that those belonging to divided nations would no longer have to depend solely on the goodwill of the governments of their states to have their collective rights respected. Yet for many divided nations, the promise of the European Union and other pan-European institutions remains unfulfilled. Divided Nations and European Integration examines the impact of the expansion of European institutions and the ways the EU acts as a confederal association of member states, rather than a fully multinational federation of peoples. A wide range of detailed case studies consider national communities long within the borders of the European Union, such as the Irish and Basques; communities that have more recently joined, such as the Hungarians; and communities that are not yet members but are on its borders or in its "near abroad," such as the Albanians, Croats, Serbs, and Kurds. This authoritative volume provides cautionary but valuable insights to students of European institutions, nations and nationalism, regional integration, conflict resolution, and minority rights. Contributors: Tozun Bahcheli, Zoe Bray, Alexandra Channer, Zsuzsa Cserg?, Marsaili Fraser, James M. Goldgeier, Michael Keating, Tristan James Mabry, John McGarry, Margaret Moore, Sid Noel, Brendan O'Leary, David Romano, Etain Tannam, Stefan Wolff.

Collective Memory, National Identity, and Ethnic Conflict

Greece, Bulgaria, and the Macedonian Question
Author: Victor Roudometof
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275976484
Category: History
Page: 265
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Roudometof analyzes rival national claims over Macedonia. He examines the symbolic struggle among Greeks, Bulgarians, and Macedonians, as well as the struggle of Albanians for self-determination in Kosovo and western Macedonia, and he deconstructs the national narratives of competing sides and provides an alternative interpretation of Macedonian nation formation.

Power Sharing in Deeply Divided Places

Author: Joanne McEvoy,Brendan O'Leary
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812245016
Category: Political Science
Page: 436
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This volume considers an array of power-sharing systems in divided cities and states, with critical evaluations of their merits and defects as well as explanations of their emergence, maintenance, and failings.

Nationalism and National Integration

Author: Anthony Harold Birch
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780043201800
Category: Nation
Page: 253
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A concise and stimulating analysis of the theory of nationalism, and the theories, process and problems of national integration. Although nationalism is the most successful political ideology in human history, its achievement in getting the world's entire land surface divided between nation-states has led to considerable problems in integrating the ethnic and cultural minorities within these states.

Small Nations

Crisis and Confrontation in the 20th Century
Author: Madelon de Keizer,Ismee Tames
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9789057305993
Category: History, Modern
Page: 207
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Kleine naties hebben in crisis en conflict problemen met betrekking tot hun identiteit en bestaansrecht.

Nationalism, Ethnicity and Boundaries

Conceptualising and understanding identity through boundary approaches
Author: Jennifer Jackson,Lina Molokotos-Liederman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317599993
Category: Political Science
Page: 264
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Nationalism and ethnicity have become, across time and space, a force in the construction of boundaries. This book analyses geographical and physical borders and symbolic, political and socio-economic boundaries, and how they impact upon nationalism and ethnic identity. Geographic and other tangible borders are critical components in the making and unmaking of boundaries. However, symbolic or intangible boundaries along national, ethnic, political or socio-economic criteria are equally significant. Organised into three sections on theory, national and transnational case studies, this book both introduces existing approaches to the study of boundaries and illustrates how it is possible to apply renewed boundary approaches to better understand nationalism and ethnicity in contemporary contexts. Expert contributors in the field present detailed case studies on the UK, Israel, Estonia, Latvia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan, and draw upon further examples from more than a dozen countries to provide a critical evaluation of the use of borders, boundaries and boundary-making in the study of nationalism and ethnicity. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of International Politics, Nationalism, Racial and Ethnic Politics, Ethnic Identity and Sociology.

One Europe, Many Nations

A Historical Dictionary of European National Groups
Author: James Minahan
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313309847
Category: History
Page: 781
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Explains how so-called Old World groups continue to dominate world headlines and present the world with some of its most intractable conflicts.

Encyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society

Author: Richard T. Schaefer
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412926947
Category: Social Science
Page: 1622
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This three volume reference set offers a comprehensive look at the roles race and ethnicity play in society and in our daily lives. General readers, students, and scholars alike will appreciate the informative coverage of intergroup relations in the United States and the comparative examination of race and ethnicity worldwide. These volumes offer a foundation to understanding as well as researching racial and ethnic diversity from a multidisciplinary perspective. Over a hundred racial and ethnic groups are described, with additional thematic essays offering insight into broad topics that cut across group boundaries and which impact on society. The encyclopedia has alphabetically arranged author-signed essays with references to guide further reading. Numerous cross-references aid the reader to explore beyond specific entries, reflecting the interdependent nature of race and ethnicity operating in society. The text is supplemented by photographs, tables, figures and custom-designed maps to provide an engaging visual look at race and ethnicity. An easy-to-use statistical appendix offers the latest data with carefully selected historical comparisons to aid study and research in the area

Contemporary World History

Author: William J. Duiker
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495572713
Category: History
Page: 384
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A comprehensive and balanced history of the world in the twentieth century and into the new millennium, William Duiker’s text not only chronicles the key events in the revolutionary twentieth century, but also examines the underlying issues that have shaped the times. CONTEMPORARY WORLD HISTORY, 5E, takes a global approach to the subject while doing justice to the distinctive character of individual civilizations and regions. Duiker integrates political, economic, social, and cultural history, creating a chronologically ordered synthesis that gives students the true flavor of the most decisive moments in recent world history. In addition, Duiker’s own photographs and selection of primary source documents, which illustrate much of the book, are especially effective in illustrating key points in the narrative. A new feature, Film & History, presents a brief analysis of the plot as well as the historical significance, value, and accuracy of eight films, including such movies as Khartoum (1966), Gandhi (1982), The Last Emperor (1987), and The Lives of Others (2006). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Shaping South East Europe's Security Community for the Twenty-First Century

Trust, Partnership, Integration
Author: S. Cross,S. Kentera,R. Vukadinovic,R. Nation
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137010207
Category: Political Science
Page: 225
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In this book, leading academics and policy practitioners develop approaches for managing critical contemporary and emerging security challenges for South East Europe. They attempt to conceptualize and realize security as a cooperative endeavour for collective good, in contrast to security narratives driven by power and national egotism.

European Constitutional Language

Author: András Jakab
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107130786
Category: Law
Page: 488
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Provides a systematic analysis of both the historical development and current interpretation of constitutional law discourse in Europe.

Cengage Advantage Books: World History, Complete

Author: William J. Duiker,Jackson J. Spielvogel
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133710093
Category: History
Page: 1216
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Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this economically priced version of WORLD HISTORY, Seventh Edition, offers readers the complete narrative with only the most essential features, photos, and maps. All volumes feature a paperback, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. Noted teachers and scholars William J. Duiker and Jackson J. Spielvogel present a balanced, highly readable overview of world history that explores common challenges and experiences of the human past and identifies key patterns over time. Thorough coverage of political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military history is integrated into a chronological framework to help students gain an appreciation and understanding of the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society. This approach helps students link events together in a broad comparative and global framework, thereby placing the contemporary world in a more meaningful historical context. CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WORLD HISTORY includes over 100 maps and excerpts of over 100 primary sources that enliven the past while introducing students to the source material of historical scholarship. Available in the following split options: CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WORLD HISTORY, Seventh Edition (Chapters 1-30); Volume I: To 1800 (Chapters 1-18); Volume II: Since 1500 (Chapters 14-30). Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Ethnicity and Nationalism

Anthropological Perspectives
Author: Thomas Hylland Eriksen
Publisher: Pluto Press
ISBN: 9780745318875
Category: Social Science
Page: 199
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New expanded edition of a classic anthropology title that examines ethnicity as a dynamic and shifting aspect of social relations.

Youth Policy in the Slovak Republic

Conclusions of the Council of Europe International Review
Author: Peter Lauritzen
Publisher: Council of Europe
ISBN: 9789287162281
Category: Political Science
Page: 64
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This is the 12th in a series of country reviews carried by an international panel of experts appointed by the Council of Europe with recommendations concerning the development, perspectives and challenges for the future of youth policy in the Slovak Republic. This review process has been established to help contribute to a learning process in relation to the development and implementation of youth policy and to identify key aspects of a harmonised approach to youth policies across Europe.

The Politics of Ethnic Conflict Regulation

Case Studies of Protracted Ethnic Conflicts
Author: John McGarry,Brendan O'Leary
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136146601
Category: Political Science
Page: 336
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This major and timely collection addresses one of the world's most visible and tragic problems: ethnic conflict and its regulation. It begins with a guide to the primary methods used to eliminate or manag eethnic conflict, and is followed by a global sample of case studies written by leading authorities in their fields.