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Nationality problems and minority conflicts in Eastern Europe

strategies for Europe

by Brunner, Georg

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Published by Bertelsmann Foundation Publishers in Gütersloh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights -- Europe, Eastern,
  • Minorities -- Europe, Eastern.,
  • Europe, Eastern -- Ethnic relations.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementGeorg Brunner ; [translation, Gabriele Schroers]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDJK26 .B78 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination198 p. ;
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17972876M
    ISBN 103892048088

    Europe has a troubled history when it comes to minorities. During the exterminations and ethnic cleansings of the 20th Century, Europe’s diversity came under attack, and millions of people belonging to minority groups were killed or expelled from national borders. Those who follow developments of minority related issues in former socialist countries, in terms of legal mechanisms and policies conducted by governments, would certainly pay attention to the book "The Forgotten Minorities of Eastern Europe". It puts under scrutiny five cases of ethnic minorities contemporary predicament: the Crimean Tatars of.

    Ethnic issues in China arise from Chinese history, nationalism, and other have driven historical movements such as the Red Turban Rebellion (which targeted the Mongol leadership of the Yuan Dynasty) and the Xinhai Revolution, which overthrew the Manchu Qing tensions have led to incidents in the country such as the July Ürümqi riots.   The principle of nationality does not represent the liberal solution of the international problem. The liberals urged self-determination. The principle of nationality is an outcome of the interpretation which people in Central and Eastern Europe, who never fully grasped the meaning of liberal ideas, gave to the principle of self-determination.

    with the Soviet Union. As the USSR promoted Soviet interests in Eastern Europe, it often did so at the expense of the local regimes which, because of Beyond the Soviet Union Ethnic Politics in Eastern Europe 3 their acquiescence in Soviet policies, came to be viewed as anti-national. elite/minority awareness of nationality, often indicating an incipient or developing national identity within the population at large. For example, only an elite minority in Russia or France held Russian or French identity salient prior to the 19th century, so it is reasonable to speak of Russian (or French) nationality prior to the modern age.


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Nationality problems and minority conflicts in Eastern Europe by Brunner, Georg Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brunner, Georg, Nationality problems and minority conflicts in Eastern Europe. Gütersloh: Bertelsmann Foundation Publishers, Ethnic politics in Eastern Europe: a guide to nationality policies, organizations, and parties User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

This is a timely and invaluable reference guide to the confusing political environment of Eastern and Central Europe. The collapse of communism in this region has stimulated the resurgence of strong. The European upheavals of the twentieth century have left in their wake many national minorities in eastern Europe.

These “new diasporas” have been created by the movement not of people but of borders. The interaction between these minorities, the new states in which they are located, and the homeland states where their co-nationals predominate and from which they are separated, are the 5/5(1).

Get this from a library. Ethnicity and conflict in a post-communist world: the Soviet Union, Eastern Europe, and China. [Kumar Rupesinghe; Peter King; Olga Vorkunova;] -- The post-Communist world has seen a dramatic revival of ethnicity and nationalism.

Many of these societies are facing a crisis of staggering dimensions, since the movement towards full democracy also. Nationality Problems and Minority, Conflicts in Eastern Europe: Strategies for Europe (Gutersloh, ), 8 ° In this respect, the developments within the EU seem to be lagging : Petra Roter.

The nomads, vagrants, brokers are continually going through the Eastern Europe. The communist government claimed all plants and just told the general population what items to produce. The new countries that rose up out of the fiery remains of the Austrian-Hungary domain were frequently an accumulation of various ethnic minorities and religions.

"A timely book that deserves to be widely read. It deals with a globally contentious region by focusing, in a richly detailed and analytic fashion, on the internal and external aspects of nationalism, ethnicity, and religion of most of the states in the Middle East."—William Safran, University of Colorado5/5(1).

WHEN, two years ago, the Madrid session of the Council of the League of Nations reluctantly introduced certain reforms into its procedure for the protection of minorities, the states bound by minority treaties declared these reforms to be final. The problem of minorities was considered as settled.

Today, the problem is so far from settlement that it has become more prominent than ever, Author: C. Macartney.

The end of the Cold War has witnessed the re-emergence of nationalism as a major force in Europe. With the collapse of Yugoslavia, the newly won independence of the Baltic states, the unification of Germany, the civil wars in Bosnia and Georgia, and the rise of xenophobia in France, the issue of nationalism in Europe could not be more by: Romania in the s and s.

Populism, a nascent force in interwar Europe, was quickly diverted into fascism in several East European countries. Questions of ethnic conflict and minority protection reemerged in the s as the European Union prepared to open its doors to ten countries in Central and Eastern Europe.

Many of theseFile Size: 37KB. Based on a conference on ethnicity in Eastern Europe held June, in Seattle, Wash., sponsored by the Joint Committee on Eastern EuropePages: While such problems should also hamper transitions to democracy, several diverse Eastern European states have formed democracies even under these conditions.

In this book, Sherrill Stroschein argues that sustained protest and contention by ethnic Hungarians in Romania and Slovakia brought concessions on policies that they could not achieve Cited by: The Soviets used Eastern Europe as a what of military protection between them and the West.

Buffer Zone. Inwithin what area did nationalism and financial crisis create new, ethnic-based countries. Yugoslavia. What three things have influenced the population patterns of Eastern Europe.

Eastern European people are a pan-ethnic group, or multi-ethnic regional grouping, and the inhabitants of Eastern Europe. East or Eastern Europeans can usually trace back full or partial heritage to Belarus, Moldova, European Russia, Ukraine and other nations bordering with or otherwise ethnoculturally related to the region.

Inhabited mainly by East Slavic ethnicities, in its strictest. Well, if you look at Yugoslavia (the most common example of Balkanization, the process by which a country splits into many others, this is actually named after Yugoslavia's region of the Balkans), the country split up partially because of ethnic conflict between ethnic Serbs, Croats, Slovenes and Bosniaks who were all trying to create their own homelands (although many among the dominant.

For most of the 20th century eastern europe was under soviet union's control. Many eastern european countries became part of the "Soviet Bloc"-states ruled by the Soviet Union. Region of Romainia viewed as a place of mystery and danger settled mainly by. Political borders cannot perfectly cover the spaces that Eastern Europe's many ethnic groups live.

Image credit: Wikimedia Commons. Muftah members only Ethnicity and Nationality in Eastern Europe. book, the writers examine the development of this national awakening and the establishment of the Baltic nation-states during the inter-war years.

Also examined are the more recent transition toward Baltic national self-determination, the role that nationalisms played in this resurgence, and the problems that all three countries now face in hav.

July Conference Report - Given the obvious importance of minority and ethnic issues for the stability of the continent, the continuing threat of further disintegration of the region on the basis of minority conflicts, and the still elusive solution to this contentious issue, the East European Studies program (EES), the Kennan Institute, and the Conflict Prevention Project at the Woodrow.

Conflict in Europe JOHN REX Ethnic Conflict as a Political Issue Ethnic conflict has moved to the top of Europe's political agenda and, if Sociology is to make any contribution to the analysis of Europe's contemporary political problems, its very first task must surely be to.

do spread in Eastern Europe, they are unlikely to engage basic security interests of the Western powers.' In the first place, ethnic conflicts that turn violent are typically "about" irre-denta or attempts to secede to found an independent nation state.

This means that the claims that give rise to ethnic conflicts will typically extend only as. I would say (1) corruption, (2) tax evasion (3)the "welfare state" (healthcare, education, pensions - who is gonna pay for them?).

I am Hungarian, so that country is the one I know best, but socialism worked pretty similarly in all of Eastern Eu.Download Citation | On Oct 1,Nathalie Tocci and others published Conflict and reform in eastern europe | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.