Pathways from Ethnic Conflict
Institutional Redesign in Divided Societies
Edited by John Coakley
Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge – 231 pages
The book begins with an agenda-setting introduction which will provide an overview of the central question being addressed, such as the circumstances associated with the move towards a political settlement, the parameters of this settlement and the factors that have assisted in bringing it about. The remaining contributions will focus on a range of cases selected for their diversity and their capacity to highlight the full gamut of political approaches to conflict resolution. The cases vary in:
This book ranges over the world’s major geopolitical zones, including Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe and will be of interest to practitioners in the field of international security.
This book was published as a special issue of Nationalism and Ethnic Politics.
1. Preface William Safran 2. Comparing Ethnic Conflicts: Common Patterns, Shared Challenges John Coakley 3. Belgium: Towards the Breakdown of a Nation-State in the Heart of Europe? Lieven De Winter and Pierre Baudewyns 4. Spain: Identity Boundaries and Political Reconstruction Francisco Jose Llera 5. Northern Ireland: From Multiphased Conflict To Multilevelled Settlement Jennifer Todd 6. Bosnia: Dayton is Dead! Long Live Dayton! Roberto Belloni 7. Cyprus: Domestic Ethnopolitical Conflict and International Politics Joseph S. Joseph 8. Lebanon: From Consociationalism to Conciliation Simon Haddad 9. South Africa: The Long View on Political Transition Adrian Guelke 10. Sri Lanka: The Challenge of Postwar Peace Building, State Building, and Nation Building S. W. R. de A. Samarasinghe 11. Ethnic Conflict Resolution: Routes Towards Settlement John Coakley
John Coakley is Head of the School of Politics and International Relations in University College Dublin. He has published extensively on nationalism and ethnic conflict, and has recently edited or co-edited The Territorial Management of Ethnic Conflict (2nd ed., Frank Cass, 2003), Politics in the Republic of Ireland (4th ed., Routledge, 2004), Renovation or revolution? New territorial politics in Ireland and the United Kingdom (UCD Press, 2005) and Crossing the border: new relationships between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland (Irish Academic Press, 2007).