1st Edition

Politics of Conflict A Survey

Edited By Vassilis Fouskas Copyright 2008
    300 Pages
    by Routledge

    304 Pages
    by Routledge

    Four sections present a thorough overview of current issues in the politics of conflict in historical perspective. Essay chapters written by a variety of academic and other experts on topics including conflicts in Latin America, Africa, the Caucasus and Central Asia, South Asia and South-East Asia, the Arab-Israeli Conflict and Yugoslavia provide background analysis and information on some of the key aspects of conflicts in the world. It also includes an A – Z glossary of conflicts in the world, Maps of countries and regions and a select bibliography.

    1. Introduction: A World in Conflict  Vassilis K. Fouskas  2. Articulating Evil  Andrew Wheatcroft  3. Modern Conflicts in Latin America  Jairo Lugo  4. Africa, a Continent of Conflicts  Phia Steyn  5. Ethnic Conflicts in the Caucasus and Central Asia  Emmanuel Karagiannis  6. South Asia: Kashmir and Sri-Lanka  Rajat Ganguly  7. South-East Asia: Decolonization, Modernization, Nationalism and State-Building  Yoke-Lian Lee and Roger Buckley  8. The Arab-Israeli Conflict  Rory Miller  9. The Northern Ireland Conflict  John Doyle 10. Yugoslavia: The Failure of a Success  Stevan K. Pavlowitch  11. Placing Serbia in Context  Peter Gowan  12. Iraq and meta-conflict  Vassilis K. Fouskas  A to Z Glossary; Bibliography; Maps.


    Vassilis Fouskas