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The deadly ethnic riot

Author: Donald L Horowitz
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2002
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback edView all editions and formats

Considers the structure and dynamics of ethnic violence - the deadly ethnic riot - an intense, sudden, lethal attack by civilian members of one ethnic group against another ethnic group. This title  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald L Horowitz
ISBN: 0520224477 9780520224476 0520236424 9780520236424
OCLC Number: 462176917
Notes: Hardback first publ., 2001
Description: 588 s
Contents: A Note on Place Names 1. Say It with Murder 2. Ethnic Boundaries, Riot Boundaries 3. The Riot Episode 4. Selective Targeting 5. Target-Group Characteristics 6. An Economy of Antipathy: Target Selection and the Imperatives of Violence 7. Organizers and Participants 8. The Occasions for Violence 9. The Social Environment for Killing 10. Location, Diffusion, and Recurrence 11. Aims, Effects, and Functions 12. Violence and Quiescence 13. The Calculus of Passion Index
Responsibility: Donald L. Horowitz


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"Makes an important contribution to our understanding of ethnic conflict [and] will be a source of testable hypotheses for years to come."-Stephen M. Saideman, American Political Science Review "This Read more...

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