Exeter Studies in Ethno Politics

Series Editor: Gareth Stansfield

  • Decentralisation and the Management of Ethnic Conflict

    Lessons from the Republic of Macedonia

    By Aisling Lyon

    Ethnic inequalities in divided societies can exacerbate social divisions and lead to conflict. Reducing these inequalities could have a de-escalating effect, yet there is little consensus on how this can be achieved most effectively and sustainably. Decentralisation is held to improve inter-ethnic…

    Hardback – 2015-11-15 
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  • Education and Ethno-Politics

    Defending Identity in Iraq

    By Kelsey Shanks

    The Iraqi Disputed Territories consist of 15 districts stretching across four northern governorates. While an administrative solution for the disputed territories remains evasive, minority groups across the region have been pulled into a clash over demographic composition as each disputed district…

    Hardback – 2015-08-31 
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  • The Kurdish National Movement in Turkey

    From Protest to Resistance

    By Cengiz Gunes

    This book provides an interpretive and critical analysis of Kurdish identity, nationalism and national movement in Turkey since the 1960s. By raising issues and questions relating to Kurdish political identity and highlighting the ideological specificity, diversity and the transformation of Kurdish…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
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  • Memory and Conflict in Lebanon

    Remembering and Forgetting the Past

    By Craig Larkin

    This book examines the legacy of Lebanon’s civil war and how the population, and the youth in particular, are dealing with their national past. Drawing on extensive qualitative research and social observation, the author explores the efforts of those who wish to remember, so as not to repeat past…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
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  • Unrecognized States in the International System

    Edited by Nina Caspersen, Gareth Stansfield

    Unrecognized states are territories that have achieved de facto independence, yet have failed to gain international recognition as independent states. These territories constitute anomalies in the international system of sovereign states and often present significant challenges to policy makers, as…

    Paperback – 2014-02-26
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  • The Challenge of Ethnic Democracy

    The State and Minority Groups in Israel, Poland and Northern Ireland

    By Yoav Peled

    Ethnic democracy is a form of democratic ethnic conflict regulation in deeply divided societies. In The Challenge of Ethnic Democracy, Yoav Peled argues that ethnic democracy is constituted by the combination of two contradictory constitutional principles: liberal democracy and ethno-nationalism,…

    Hardback – 2013-09-09
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  • The Kurdish Question in Turkey

    New Perspectives on Violence, Representation and Reconciliation

    Edited by Cengiz Gunes, Welat Zeydanlioglu

    Almost three decades have passed since political violence erupted in Turkey’s south-eastern regions, where the majority of Turkey’s approximately 20 million Kurds live. In 1984, the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) initiated an insurgency which intensified in the following decades and continues to…

    Hardback – 2013-08-15
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  • Federal Solutions to Ethnic Problems

    Accommodating Diversity

    By Liam D. Anderson

    Exploring five distinct models of federal arrangement, this book evaluates the relative merits of each model as a mechanism for managing relations in ethnically divided societies. Two broad approaches to this issue, accommodation and denial, are identified and, from this, five distinct models of…

    Hardback – 2012-11-04
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  • The Alevis in Turkey and Europe

    Identity and Managing Territorial Diversity

    By Elise Massicard

    This book examines the development of identity politics amongst the Alevis in Europe and Turkey, which simultaneously provided the movement access to different resources and challenged its unity of action. While some argue that Aleviness is a religious phenomenon, and others claim it is a…

    Hardback – 2012-08-06
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