Free Book Online
Book Secessionism: Identity, Interest, and Strategy

Pdf

Secessionism: Identity, Interest, and Strategy

Rating Star 4 / 5 - 5 ( 4207)

Log in to rate this item

    Available in PDF - DJVU Format | Secessionism: Identity, Interest, and Strategy.pdf | Language: English

Using innovative methods to analyze both advanced democracies and developing countries, Jason Sorens shows how central governments can alleviate or increase ethnic minority demands for regional autonomy. He argues that when countries treat secession as negotiable and provide legal paths to pursuing it rather than absolutely prohibiting independence, violence is far less likely. Additionally, independence movements encourage government policies of decentralization that may be beneficial to regional minorities. An informative investigation of the root causes of political violence, Secessionism provides a clear-eyed look at independence movements for both governments and secessionists.

"Sorens has provided a rich, detailed, and well-researched accounting of the dynamics of secession. Scholars interested in secession, ethnic conflict, or state behavior in the context of intrastate violence should find this book a desirable waypoint for research projects associated with these topics. Secessionism: Identity, Interest, and Strategy is a useful and needed addition to the literature on intrastate violence by providing a study that captures the unique political, social, and economic factors associated with secession." Robert Brathwaite, Northern Illinois University"All in all, this book raises an important criticism of the conventional wisdom concerning how governments should deal with the potential for secession, and it asks us to think more critically about the link between the desires of minorities and what they might be induced to settle for short of secession. This is a thought-provoking read for anyone interested in secession." Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham, University of Maryland Jason Sorens is assistant professor of political science at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.

3.3 (76971)
  • Pdf

*An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.

Formats for this Ebook

PDF
Required Software Any PDF Reader, Apple Preview
Supported Devices Windows PC/PocketPC, Mac OS, Linux OS, Apple iPhone/iPod Touch.
# of Devices Unlimited
Flowing Text / Pages Pages
Printable? Yes

Book details

  • PDF | 240 pages
  • McGill-Queen's University Press; 1 edition (February 13, 2012)
  • English
  • 7
  • New, Used & Rental Textbooks

Read online or download a free book: Secessionism: Identity, Interest, and Strategy PDF Books World offers free eBooks on fiction, non-fiction, academic, textbooks and children's categories for download in high quality PDF format.

Download ebook Secessionism: Identity, Interest, and Strategy by Language: English : pdf - djvu - online : eBooks for Free.

Review Text


Name:
Email*:
The message text*: