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Diasporas in conflict : peace-makers or peace-wreckers?

Author: Hazel Smith; Paul B Stares
Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book investigates the diverse roles of diasporas in different phases of conflict. The contributors identify patterns of diaspora intervention in conflicts and focus on leverage points for constructive interventions by global policymakers. The book brings together globally authoritative voices in the study of diasporas from the diverse disciplines of political science, sociology, cultural studies, literary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hazel Smith; Paul B Stares
ISBN: 9789280811407 9280811401
OCLC Number: 81252624
Description: xii, 318 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The analytical and conceptual framework --
Diasporas in international conflict / Hazel Smith --
A neglected relationship: diasporas and conflict resolution / Jacob Bercovitch --
Gender, diasporas and post --
cold war conflict / Nadje S. Al-Ali --
The case studies --
The Jewish diaspora and the Arab-Palestinian-Israeli conflict / Gabriel Sheffer --
The Palestinian diaspora / Mohammed A. Bamyeh --
The Armenian diaspora and the Karabagh conflict since 1988 / Khachig Tölölyan --
A reluctant diaspora? the case of Colombia / Virginia M. Bouvier --
The Cuban diaspora / Jean Grugel and Henry Kippin --
The Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora: sustaining conflict and pushing for peace / C. Christine Fair --
Kurdish interventions in the Iraq war / Denise Natali --
The mobilized Croatian diaspora: its role in homeland politics and war / Zlatko Skrbis --
African diasporas and post-conflict reconstruction: an Eritrean case study / Khalid Koser --
Political remittance: Cambodian diasporas in conflict and post conflict / Khatharya Um.
Responsibility: edited by Hazel Smith and Paul Stares.
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