Top Marketplace offers for ISBN

9780521861359

Ethnicity and Electoral Politics

Birnir, Jó hanna Kristí n

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by GoodReads )
Not the book you're looking for? Search for all books with this author and title
9780521861359: Ethnicity and Electoral Politics

This book asks what distinguishes peaceful plural democracies from violent ones and what distinguishes violent ethnic groups from peaceful ones within the same democracy. Contrary to conventional wisdom, it suggests that ethnic groups and their political demands are not inherently intransigent and that violence is not a necessary corollary of ethnic politics. The book posits that ethnic identity serves as a stable but flexible information shortcut for political choices, influencing party formation and development in new and maturing democracies. It furthermore argues that political intransigence and violence expressed by some ethnic groups stem from circumstances exogenous to ethnic affiliations. In particular, absolute restrictions on ethnic access to the executive produce conditions under which ethnic group incentive to participate in peaceful electoral politics is eliminated. A number of case studies and statistical analysis of all electoral democracies since 1945 are used to test and support the formal argument.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Book Description:

This book is about the effect of diversity on the development of democracy. It posits that diversity helps stabilize democracies early on. In the long term, diversity is destabilizing only if ethnic groups are excluded from access to policy rewards. Birnir examines the merits of the argument using formal analysis, case histories, and statistical analysis.

About the Author:

Jóhanna Kristín Birnir is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$
US$ 53.91

Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780521743655: Ethnicity and Electoral Politics

Featured Edition

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Birnir, Jóhanna Kristín Author
Published by Cambridge University Press (2006)
ISBN 10: 0521861357 ISBN 13: 9780521861359
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cambridge University Press, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0521861357

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 53.91
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Birnir, Jóhanna Kristín Author
Published by Cambridge University Press (2006)
ISBN 10: 0521861357 ISBN 13: 9780521861359
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cambridge University Press, 2006. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 1. Introduction: the ethnic effect; 2. Ethnic attractors; 3. Ethnic attractors and exogenous constraints; 4. Ethnic voting in Romania; 5. Ethnic voting and party system stability; 6. Ethnic politics and access; 7. The ethnic effect on regime stability; 8. Conclusions. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0521861357

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 91.80
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Birnir, Jóhanna Kristín Author
Published by Cambridge University Press (2006)
ISBN 10: 0521861357 ISBN 13: 9780521861359
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
ExtremelyReliable
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cambridge University Press, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0521861357

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 87.83
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Birnir, Jóhanna Kristín Author
Published by Cambridge University Press (2006)
ISBN 10: 0521861357 ISBN 13: 9780521861359
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
PBShop
(Secaucus, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cambridge University Press, 2006. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND.Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9780521861359

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 93.22
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Birnir, Jóhanna Kristín Author
Published by Cambridge University Press
ISBN 10: 0521861357 ISBN 13: 9780521861359
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 5
Print on Demand
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cambridge University Press. Hardback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW PRINT ON DEMAND., Ethnicity and Electoral Politics, Johanna Kristin Birnir, This book asks what distinguishes peaceful plural democracies from violent ones and what distinguishes violent ethnic groups from peaceful ones within the same democracy. Contrary to conventional wisdom, it suggests that ethnic groups and their political demands are not inherently intransigent and that violence is not a necessary corollary of ethnic politics. The book posits that ethnic identity serves as a stable but flexible information shortcut for political choices, influencing party formation and development in new and maturing democracies. It furthermore argues that political intransigence and violence expressed by some ethnic groups stem from circumstances exogenous to ethnic affiliations. In particular, absolute restrictions on ethnic access to the executive produce conditions under which ethnic group incentive to participate in peaceful electoral politics is eliminated. A number of case studies and statistical analysis of all electoral democracies since 1945 are used to test and support the formal argument. Bookseller Inventory # B9780521861359

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 92.61
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 8.63
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Birnir, Jóhanna Kristín Author
Published by Cambridge University Press (2006)
ISBN 10: 0521861357 ISBN 13: 9780521861359
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
ExtremelyReliable
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cambridge University Press, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0521861357

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 100.55
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Birnir, Jóhanna Kristín Author
Published by Cambridge University Press (2006)
ISBN 10: 0521861357 ISBN 13: 9780521861359
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cambridge University Press, 2006. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our US warehouse in 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # I1-9780521861359

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 98.87
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 13.07
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Birnir, Jóhanna Kristín Author
Published by Cambridge University Press 2006-12-25 (2006)
ISBN 10: 0521861357 ISBN 13: 9780521861359
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Cambridge University Press 2006-12-25, 2006. Book Condition: New. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Bookseller Inventory # NU-ING-00923273

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 110.91
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.34
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Birnir, Jóhanna Kristín Author
ISBN 10: 0521861357 ISBN 13: 9780521861359
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97805218613591.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 117.01
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Birnir, Jóhanna Kristín Author
Published by CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom (2008)
ISBN 10: 0521861357 ISBN 13: 9780521861359
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, United Kingdom, 2008. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 234 x 155 mm. Language: English Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. This book asks what distinguishes peaceful plural democracies from violent ones and what distinguishes violent ethnic groups from peaceful ones within the same democracy. Contrary to conventional wisdom, it suggests that ethnic groups and their political demands are not inherently intransigent and that violence is not a necessary corollary of ethnic politics. The book posits that ethnic identity serves as a stable but flexible information shortcut for political choices, influencing party formation and development in new and maturing democracies. It furthermore argues that political intransigence and violence expressed by some ethnic groups stem from circumstances exogenous to ethnic affiliations. In particular, absolute restrictions on ethnic access to the executive produce conditions under which ethnic group incentive to participate in peaceful electoral politics is eliminated. A number of case studies and statistical analysis of all electoral democracies since 1945 are used to test and support the formal argument. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780521861359

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 122.50
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book