Politics and Ethnicity

A Comparative Study

  • Authors
  • Joseph Rudolph

Part of the Perspectives on Comparative Politics book series (PCP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Ethnicity and Politics in the Contemporary World

  3. France: Ethnopolitics in the Developed West

  4. Czechoslovakia: Ethnopolitics in Postcommunist Europe

  5. Nigeria: Ethnopolitics in the Multinational Third World

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 161-161
    2. Joseph Rudolph
      Pages 179-192
  6. Conclusion

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 229-254

About this book


This book offers a brief, broad, comparative study of ethnic politics that places ethnic conflict within the context of particular political systems. To develop these themes, they are explored by comparing and contrasting the experiences of France, Czechoslovakia and its subsequent division, and Nigeria.


communism conflict politics Third World

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