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 Ethnopolitics and includes authoritative theoretical reflection and empirical analysis by some of the most widely recognized experts in the world.
Diasporas and Transportation of Homeland Conflicts Inter-group Dynamics and Host Country Responses
Revisiting the “Ripeness” Debate
The Politics of International Interaction with de facto States Conceptualising Engagement without Recognition
By Élise Féron, Bahar Baser
May 07, 2024
This book explores the transformation and reinvention of conflict-generated diaspora groups’ politics in countries of residence. Numerous narratives link diasporas and conflicts: diasporas are seen alternatively as peace wreckers or peace makers, as products of forced migration related to conflicts...
By Andreea Udrea, David Smith, Karl Cordell
September 25, 2023
The increased engagement of states with their co-ethnics abroad has recently become one of the most contentious features of European politics. Until recently, the issue has been discussed predominantly within the paradigm of international security; yet a review of the broader European picture shows...
By Tetsuro Iji, Siniša Vuković
August 22, 2022
This book takes stock of the accumulated body of literature on ripeness theory, inspired by the seminal work of I. William Zartman. The book posits the continued relevance of the ripeness theory, well into the 21st century, and sheds new light on the potential for further development. The timing of...
By Güneş Murat Tezcür
April 08, 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 ...
By Jean-Thomas Arrighi, Dejan Stjepanović
November 06, 2019
Migrating Borders explores the relationship between territory and citizenship at a time when the very boundaries of the political community come into question. Made up of an interdisciplinary team of social scientists, the book provides new answers to the age-old ‘question of nationalities’ as it...
By Roberto Belloni, Francesco N. Moro
February 25, 2020
Stabilization as the New Normal in International Interventions provides the first comprehensive analysis of stabilization, which constitutes the new reference point for international intervention in unruly parts of the Global South. The notion of ‘stabilization’ and the practice of ‘stability ...
By Eiki Berg, James Ker-Lindsay
November 26, 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...
By 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 ...
By Erika Forsberg, Jóhanna K. Birnir, Christian Davenport
August 24, 2017
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 ...
By Gëzim Krasniqi, Dejan Stjepanović
July 22, 2015
This book focuses on the relations between citizenship and various manifestations of diversity, including, but not exclusively, ethnicity. Contributors address migrants and minorities in a novel and original way by adding the concept of ‘uneven citizenship’ to the debate surrounding the former ...