WPO volume 54 issue 3 Back matter

2002 World Politics  
In this timely volume, political scientists, psychologists, sociologists, and historians examine over a dozen international cases to try to understand what causes a society's ethnic conflicts to escalate or deescalate. This unique book contains cogent critiques of the political and historical antecedents to conflict around the world, combining them with psychological analyses of group identity and intergroup conflict. In examining the escalation of ethnic conflict, the authors highlight the
more » ... ical role of group identification and the impact of threatened economic resources, violent political subcultures, and media manipulation. This book illustrates the promise that an interdisciplinary approach has to offer in understanding genocide and ethnic warfare in the 21 st century.
doi:10.1017/s0043887100016130 fatcat:3o2ji7jy7jgb7eeu34hu47mygu