Ethnic conflict and terrorism : the origins and dynamics of civil wars / Joseph L. Soeters.
By: Soeters, J.Series: Contemporary security studies.Publisher: London : Routledge, 2005Description: xii, 144 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0415365872 (hbk.); 0415365880 (pbk.).Subject(s): Intergroup relations | Terrorism | Terörizm | Gruplararası ilişkiler | Ethnic conflict | Etnik çatışma | Civil war | İç savaş | Violence | Şiddet
Includes bibliographical references (p. 130-140) and index.
Introduction -- Grid characteristics and group boundaries -- Waning government, democratic deficit and strategic constellation -- Violence and (de)civilisation -- Violence and culture -- Rationalisation of evil -- Group building, stereotyping and ideologising -- Social mobilisation and leadership -- Rising expectations, relative deprivation and reduction of power distance -- The dynamics of conflict -- Conclusions and implications.