Nationalism , Ethnic Parties and Democratisation

Required:

Snyder, Jack L. 2000. From voting to violence: democratization and nationalist conflict (New York: W W Norton), ch. 1 – [PC]

Zakaria F. 1997.The Rise of Illiberal Democracy, Foreign Affairs, vol. 76, no. 6, pp. 22-43 – Business Source Premier

Case: Africa and Asia: Ethnic Parties and Party Systems

Horowitz, Donald L. 1985 Ethnic Groups in Conflict (Berkeley: University of California Press), chs. 7 – 305.8 HOR – [PC]

Horowitz, Donald L. 1985 Ethnic Groups in Conflict (Berkeley: University of California Press), ch. 8 – 305.8 HOR – [PC]

 

Podcasts (moderately useful): Is Democracy Possible in Fragile States? – Professors Teddy Brett, Paul Collier and James Robinson, LSE 2010

Recommended:

Nationalism and Democracy: Flip Sides of the Same Coin?

*Spencer , P. and H. Wollmann. 2002. Nationalism: A Critical Introduction ( London : Sage) , ch. 5 (‘nationalism and democracy’) – 320.54 SPE

*Horowitz , Donald L. 1985. Ethnic Groups in Conflict ( Berkeley : University of California Press)  – 305.8 HOR – [PC]

*Snyder , Jack L. 2000. From voting to violence: democratization and nationalist conflict ( New York : W W Norton) – [PC]

*Wimmer , Andreas. 2002. Nationalist Exclusion and Ethnic Conflict: Shadows of Modernity. ( Cambridge , UK , Cambridge University Press) , esp. ch. 3 – [ NIS ]

*Norris , Pippa and Mattes , Robert. 2003. “Does Ethnicity Determine Support for the Governing Party? The Structural and Attitudinal Basis of Partisan Identification in 12 African Nations” (February 2003). KSG Working Paper Series No. RWP03-009. http://ssrn.com/abstract=385209

Mozaffar , Shaheen , James R. Scarritt , and Glen Galaich. 2003. “Electoral Institutions , Ethnopolitical Cleavages , and Party Systems in Africa ’s Emerging Democracies.” American Political Science Review 97(August):379–90.

*Conversi , Daniele. 1997. The Basques , the Catalans , and Spain : Alternative Routes to Nationalist Mobilization. ( London : Hurst ) , ch. 6 – 320.540946 CON

* Linz , Juan J. and Alfred Stepan. 1996. Problems of Democratic Transition and Consolidation : Southern Europe , South America , and Post-Communist Europe . ( Baltimore : Johns Hopkins ) Chs. 1 and 2 – 321.809045 LIN

*Mansfield, Edward D. and Jack Snyder. 1995. ‘ Democratization and the Danger of War,’ International Security, Vol. 20, No. 1. pp. 5-38  – JSTOR

Mann, M. 2004. The Dark Side of Democracy: Explaining Ethnic Cleansing (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) – [NIS] – see also symposium on the book in volume 4, 2006 of Political Studies Review

Rothschild, Joseph, Ethnopolitics: a Conceptual Framework (New York: Columbia University Press, 1981) – [NIS]

Esman, Milton J. 1994. Ethnic Politics (Ithaca: Cornell University Press) – [NIS]

Glickman, Harvey (ed.). 1995. Ethnic Conflict and Democratisation in Africa (Atlanta, GA: African Studies Association Press) – [NIS]

Ottaway, M. 1994. Democratization and ethnic nationalism: African and Eastern European experiences (Overseas Development Council) – [NIS]

Harris, Erika. 2002. Nationalism and Democratisation:  the politics of Slovakia and Slovenia (Aldershot and Burlington, VT: Ashgate) – [NIS]

Tismaneanu, V.  1998. Fantasies of salvation: Democracy, nationalism and myth in post-communist Europe (Princeton ; Chichester : Princeton University Press). – [NIS]

MacFarlane, S. 1997. ‘Democratization, nationalism and regional security in the Southern Caucasus,’ Government and Opposition Vol. 32 (3): 399-420 – Reference only

O’ Leary, B. 1997. ‘On the Nature of Nationalism: A Critical Appraisal of Ernest Gellner’s Writings on Nationalism,’ British Journal of Political Science, Vol. 27, No. 2 – JSTOR

Matic, D. 1999. ‘Understanding the Role of Nationalism in New Democracies,’ Collegium Antropologicum, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 231-24 – [JNIS]

*Ringmar, E. 1998. ‘Nationalism: the idiocy of intimacy,’ British Journal of Socioliogy, Vol. 49, No. 4, pp. 534-549 – Business Source Premier

Keller , J. 1992. ‘Nationalism as an unintended consequence of the democratization of society , ‘ Sociologicky Casopis , Vol. 28 , No. 1 , pp. 38-48 – [JNIS]

Calhoun C. 1993. ‘Nationalism And Civil-Society – Democracy , Diversity And Self-Determination , ‘ International Sociology , Vol. 8 , No. 4 , pp. 387-411 – [JNIS]

Denitch , B. 1996. ‘National identity , Politics and Democracy , ‘ Social Science Information , Vol. 35 , No. 3 , pp. 459-483 – [JNIS]

Zuo , J. and R. Benford. 1995. ‘Mobilization Processes and the 1989 Chinese Democracy Movement , ‘ Sociological Quarterly , Vol. 36 , No. 1 , pp. 131-156 – [JNIS]

Pfaff , S. 2002. Nationalism , charisma , and plebiscitary leadership: The problem of democratization in Max Weber’s political sociology , Sociological Inquiry , Vol. 72 , No. 1 , pp. 81-107 – [JNIS]

Hansen , T.B. 2001. The saffron wave: Democracy and Hindu nationalism in modern India ( New Delhi and Oxford : OUP) – 294.550954 HAN

Corbridge S and Harriss J. 2000. Reinventing India : Liberalization , Hindu nationalism and popular democracy ( Cambridge : Polity) – [ NIS ]

Rizman , R. 2000. ‘The relevance of nationalism for democratic citizenship , ‘ Javnost-The Public , Vol. 7 , No. 1 , pp. 5-13 – [JNIS]

Forsythe, David P. 1992. ‘Democracy, war and covert action,’ Journal of Peace Research, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 385-95 – JSTOR

Nationalism vs. Democracy

*Oommen, T. K. 1994. ‘ Religious Nationalism and Democratic Polity – The Indian Case,’ Sociology of Religion, Vol. 55, No. 4, pp. 455-472 – G6(Vernon)

*Dzur, A.W. 2002. ‘Nationalism, liberalism, and democracy,’ Political Research Quarterly, Vol. 55, No. 1, pp. 191-211 – [JNIS]

Nedelsky N. 2003. ‘Constitutional nationalism’s implications for minority rights and democratization: the case of Slovakia,’ Ethnic and Racial Studies, Vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 102-128 – INGENTA

Berezin, M. 1999. ‘Democracy and its others in a global polity – Introduction,’ International Sociology, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 227-243 – [JNIS]

Ward, M. and K. Gleditsch. 1998. ‘Democratising for Peace,’ American Political Science Review, Vol. 92, No. 1, pp. 51-61 – JSTOR

Starr, Harvey. 1997. ‘Democracy and integration: Why democracies don’t fight each other,’ Journal of Peace Research, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 153-62 – JSTOR

Essay Question

  • Assess the thesis that democatisation leads to increased ethnic conflict.

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