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Author Gurr, Ted Robert, 1936-
Title Minorities at risk : a global view of ethnopolitical conflicts / Ted Robert Gurr ; with contributions by Barbara Harff, Monty G. Marshall, James R. Scarritt.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : United States Institute of Peace Press, 1993.

Author Gurr, Ted Robert, 1936-
Subject Ethnic relations -- Case studies.
International relations -- Case studies.
Conflict management -- Case studies.
Minorities -- Case studies.
Description xii, 427 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-404) and index.
Contents Identifying communal groups -- The status of minorities at risk : inequalities and discrimination -- "Give us the means to the future" : the mobilization of grievance -- When minorities rebel : patterns and trends in ethnopolitical conflict, 1945-89 -- Why minorities rebel : explaining ethnopolitical protest and rebellion -- Minorities in the Western democracies and Japan -- States at risk : ethnopolitics in the multinational states of Eastern Europe / Monty G. Marshall -- Minorities, rebellion, and repression in North Africa and the Middle East / Barbara Harff -- Communal conflict and contention for power in Africa south of the Sahara / James R. Scarritt -- Settling ethnopolitical conflicts.
Local Note ANTIOCH: Gift of the Boulding Family
ISBN 1878379259 (alk. paper)
1878379240 (pbk. : alk. paper))
OCLC # 27225112
Table of Contents
1Identifying Communal Groups3
2The Status of Minorities at Risk: Inequalities and Discrimination34
3"Give Us the Means to the Future": The Mobilization of Grievance61
4When Minorities Rebel: Patterns and Trends in Ethnopolitical Conflict, 1945-8989
5Why Minorities Rebel: Explaining Ethnopolitical Protest and Rebellion123
6Minorities in the Western Democracies and Japan139
7States at Risk: Ethnopolitics in the Multinational States of Eastern Europe / Monty G. Marshall173
8Minorities, Rebellion, and Repression in North Africa and the Middle East / Barbara Harff217
9Communal Conflict and Contention for Power in Africa South of the Sahara / James R. Scarritt252
10Settling Ethnopolitical Conflicts290
11Summary and Implications314
 Appendix: Basic Data on Minorities at Risk326