Fixing Fractured Nations: The Challenge of Ethnic Separatism in the Asia-Pacific

Hardcover | April 15, 2010

EditorEhsan M. Ahrari, Robert G. Wirsing

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Asia's rising power and wealth offer its many oppressed ethnic minorities hope for greater political freedom and an end to violence. But the reality of this hope is cast in doubt by acute separatist conflict. This book provides fresh and factual assessments of separatist struggles and prospects for conflict resolution in nine countries of Asia.

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Asia's rising power and wealth offer its many oppressed ethnic minorities hope for greater political freedom and an end to violence. But the reality of this hope is cast in doubt by acute separatist conflict. This book provides fresh and factual assessments of separatist struggles and prospects for conflict resolution in nine countries...

EHSAN AHRARI is a professor of Security Studies at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in Honolulu, Hawaii. ROBERT WIRSING is a visiting professor at Georgetown University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.69 inPublished:April 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230236596

ISBN - 13:9780230236592

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Ethnic Separatism in Asia: What Lies Ahead?--R.Wirsing
PART I: SOUTH EAST ASIA
Thailand: Southern Discomfort: Separatist Conflict in the Kingdom of Thailand--I.Storey
Myanmar/Burma: Resolving the Burmese Imbroglio: A Multilateral Solution?--M.Malik
Philippines: Manilas Mindanao Muddle--V.Watson
Indonesia: Letting Go to Hold On--A.Smith
PART II: SOUTH ASIA
Pakistan: Ethnic Separatism in Balochistan: Tribal Turbulence on the Energy Corridor--R.Wirsing
India: Nation and the Spirals of Insecurity: How the State Responds to Ethnic Separatism in Indias Northeast--S.K.Das
India &--Pakistan: Dangerous Place: Kashmiri Separatism in a Disputed Territory--R.Wirsing
Sri Lanka: Managing Ethnic Conflict in Sri Lanka: Going Beyond LTTE--S.Akhtar
PART III: EAST ASIA
China: Retribution &--Retaliation: Uyghur Separatism &--Chinese Security in Xinjiang--E.Davis
China: Tibet: At the Crossroads of Ethnic Nationalism &--Geopolitical Realism--P.Smith
PART IV: PACIFIC ISLANDS
Papua New Guinea: The Melting Pot: Ethnicity, Identity &--Separatism in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea--J.Rolfe
Conclusion: Ethnic Separatism in Geopolitical Perspective--E.Ahrari