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Daftary - Introduction

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Buy and Download Description Among the means nation-states and minorities have at their disposal to safeguard and to pursue political and other interests, violence figures prominently. This is valid for central governments and ethnic peripheries in today's Western Europe as well as in Eastern Europe, including the Balkans and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Yet, whereas in the European Union area separatist terrorism in Northern Ireland, the Basque Provinces and Corsica is safely fenced in inside the United Kingdom, Spain and France respectively, ethnopolitical conflicts in Eastern Europe still have the potential to trigger off interstate wars – Bosnia-Herzegovina being the most recent example, and Kosovo, the Caucasus and Cyprus at or beyond the threshold of ethnic warfare. Accordingly, in Europe ethnic conflict is an almost ubiquitous phenomenon; it is, however, not a predominant one. Although there are a few instances where political struggles for power and participation between minorities and majorities lead to interethnic warfare, in the majority of cases they do not. We know of ethnonational conflicts being successfully transformed, even solved, by efficient power sharing models, and we know of ethnoregional movements that have withered away during what Miroslav Hroch would call their 'A phase' (Hroch 2000). We even find cases where the ethnic entrepreneurs of a movement, after having turned to violent means, switch back to nonviolent forms of action. Among the means nation-states and minorities have at their disposal to safeguard and to pursue political and other interests, violence figures prominently. This is valid for central governments and ethnic peripheries in today's Western Europe as w
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