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close this bookEthnicity and Power in the Contemporary World (United Nations University, 1996, 298 p.)
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View the documentIntroduction
Open this folder and view contents1. Governance and conflict resolution in multi-ethnic societies
Open this folder and view contents2. Ethnic conflict in the Horn of Africa: Myth and reality
View the document3. Ethnic conflicts in the context of social science theories
Open this folder and view contents4. Settlement of ethnic conflicts in post-Soviet society
Open this folder and view contents5. Dynamics of the Moldova Trans-Dniester ethnic conflict (late 1990s to early 1990s)
View the document6. Ethnic conflict in the Osh region in summer 1990: Reasons and lessons
Open this folder and view contents7. From centre-periphery conflict to the making of new nationality policy in an independent state: Estonia
Open this folder and view contents8. Conflict management in the former USSR and world experience
Open this folder and view contents9. The dissolution of multi-ethnic states: The case of Yugoslavia
Open this folder and view contents10. Ethnic conflict, federalism, and democracy in India
Open this folder and view contents11. An intractable conflict? Northern Ireland: A need for pragmatism
Open this folder and view contents12. Political autonomy and conflict resolution: The Basque case
Open this folder and view contents13. Ethnic and racial groups in the USA: Conflict and cooperation
Open this folder and view contents14. Ethnic conflicts and minority protection: Roles for the international community
View the document15 The right to autonomy: Chimera or solution?
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This volume is based on presentations made at the Conference on Conflict, Governance, and the Devolution of Power in Multi-ethnic States sponsored by the United Nations University, Tokyo, and the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow in March 1992, under the UNU's Ethnic Conflict and Governance Programme. We are also extremely grateful to the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology for hosting the conference and to the Institute's staff, in particular Senior Researcher Mara Ustinova and Marina Martinova, Scientific Secretary.

We would like to acknowledge the invaluable support of the UNU both in sponsoring the conference and through a lengthy editing process: particularly Dr Takeo Uchida, former Principal Academic Officer and in charge of the Ethnic Conflict and Governance Programme, for his guidance and great patience. To Rogie Kahlon and all the other staff at the UNU who helped with the production of the volume, we offer our sincere thanks. Stephanie Loomis ably assisted in the organization of the Moscow conference. We would also like to thank Susan Hoivik, David Israelson, Lucy Ackroyd, and David Lord for their work on the manuscript.