This book sets forth some of the common understandings about conflict, migration, and the expression of ethnicity, together with a glimpse of how each presentation is inter-related. It discusses how conflict produces and is a product of migration, and ethnic phenomena are interwoven with both.
Table of Contents
Conflict, Migration, and the Expression of Ethnicity: Introduction -- Revolution and Ethnic Identity: The Nicaraguan Case -- Symbolic Imperatives for a Democratic Peace in Guatemala1 -- Internal and External Identity Among Kanjobal Mayan Refugees in Florida1 -- Ethnicity and Identity Among Migrant Guestworkers in West Berlin -- The Christian Palestinians of Honduras: An Uneasy Accommodation -- Refugees in Belize: A Cauldron of Ethnic Tensions -- Lebanon’s Protracted Conflict: Causes and Consequences1 -- Conflict, Migration, and Ethnicity: A Summary
Nancie L. Gonzalez is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Maryland, College Park, where she is also an Associate of the Center for International Development and Conflict Management. She has worked among various ethnic groups in Central America, including Cakchiqueles, Garifuna, Ladinos, and, most recently, Palestinians.
Carolyn S. McCommon the Rural Development Adviser for Volunteers in Technical Assistance (VITA), a U.S. non-governmental organization involved in international development programs. She has worked in various aspects of program design, implementation, and evaluation for the World Bank and the U.S. Agency for International Development.