This major and timely collection addresses one of the world's most visible and tragic problems: ethnic conflict and its regulation. It begins with a guide to the primary methods used to eliminate or manag eethnic conflict, and is followed by a global sample of case studies written by leading authorities in their fields.

chapter 1|40 pages

Introduction: The macro-political regulation of ethnic conflict

ByJohn McGarry, Brendan O'Leary

chapter 3|22 pages

Ethnic conflict in the Soviet Union and its successor states

ByDominic Lieven, John McGarry

chapter 4|22 pages

Ethnic conflict in India: a case-study of Punjab

ByGurharpal Singh

chapter 7|21 pages

Burundi in comparative perspective: Dimensions of ethnic strife

ByRene Lemarchand

chapter 8|32 pages

The rise and fall of Yugoslavia

ByGeorge Schopflin

chapter 9|22 pages

Spain: Peripheral nationalism and state response

ByMichael Keating

chapter 10|25 pages

South Africa: the opening of the apartheid mind

ByHeribert Adam, Kogila Moodley

chapter 11|24 pages

Balance and ethnic conflict in Fiji

ByRalph R. Premdas

chapter 12|21 pages

Belgium: The variability of ethnic relations

ByMaureen Covell