Diasporas in Conflict Peace-Makers or Peace-Wreckers?

ISBN-10: 9280811401
ISBN-13: 9789280811407
Edition: 2007
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Description: This book investigates the diverse roles of diasporas indifferent phases of conflict. The contributors identify patterns of diaspora intervention in conflicts and focus on leverage points for constructive interventions by global policymakers. The  More...

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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: United Nations University Press
Publication date: 6/12/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 380
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

This book investigates the diverse roles of diasporas indifferent 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 theory, feminist theory and anthropology. Publishing Agency: United Nations University.

Hazel Smith is a Reader in International Relations at the University of Warwick and Director of the MA in International Relations. She is currently on secondment to the United Nations World Food Programme in DPR Korea (North Korea) as programme adviser (since August 2000). Her previous books include Nicaragua: Self-Determination and Survival (Pluto, 1993), European Union Foreign Policy and Central America (Macmillan, 1995), North Korea in the New World Order (Palgrave, 1996), and Democracy and International Relations (Palgrave, 2000).

List of figures and tables
Preface
List of contributors
The analytical and conceptual framework
Diasporas in international conflict
A neglected relationship: Diasporas and conflict resolution
Gender, diasporas and post-Cold War conflict
The case studies
The Jewish Diaspora and the Arab-Palestinian-Israeli conflict
The Palestinian diaspora
The Armenian diaspora and the Karabagh conflict since 1988
A reluctant diaspora? The case of Colombia
The Cuban diaspora
The Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora: Sustaining conflict and pushing for peace
Kurdish interventions in the Iraq war
The mobilized Croatian diaspora: Its role in homeland politics and war
African diasporas and post-conflict reconstruction: An Eritrean case study
Political remittance: Cambodian diasporas in conflict and post conflict
Bibliography
Index

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