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The politics of nation-building : making co-nationals, refugees, and minorities

Author: Harris Mylonas
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Series: Problems of international politics.
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What drives a state's choice to assimilate, accommodate, or exclude ethnic groups within its territory? In this innovative work on the international politics of nation-building, The author argues that a state's nation-building policies toward non-core groups, any aggregation of individuals perceived as an ethnic group by the ruling elite of a state, are influenced by both its foreign policy goals and its relations  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harris Mylonas
ISBN: 9781107020450 110702045X 9781107661998 1107661994
OCLC Number: 786002460
Awards: Winner of European Studies Book Award, Council for European Studies 2014
Winner of Peter Katzenstein Book Prize, Cornell University 2013
Short-listed for Joseph Rothschild Prize in Nationalism and Ethnic Studies, Association for the Study of Nationalities 2014
Description: xxiii, 255 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The international politics of assimilation, accommodation, and exclusion --
Why the Balkans? --
Cross-national variation : nation-building in post-World War I Balkans --
Odd cases : analysis of outliers --
Subnational variation : Greek nation-building in Western Macedonia, 1916-1920 --
Temporal variation : Serbian nation-building toward Albanians, 1878-1941 --
Application of the theory beyond the Balkans --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Problems of international politics.
Responsibility: Harris Mylonas.
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What drives a state's choice to assimilate, accommodate or exclude ethnic groups within its territory? Mylonas argues a state's nation-building policies toward non-core groups - individuals perceived  Read more...

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'Mylonas deftly combines quantitative analysis of cross-national data with an in-depth study of policies toward non-core groups in Greek Macedonia and provides impressive evidence to support his Read more...

 
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