Diasporas in conflict
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Diasporas in conflict peace-makers or peace-wreckers?

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Published by United Nations University in New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Emigration and immigration -- Political aspects -- Case studies.,
  • Immigrants -- Political activity -- Case studies.,
  • Conflict management -- Case studies.,
  • World politics -- Case studies.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Hazel Smith and Paul Stares.
GenreCase studies.
ContributionsSmith, Hazel, 1954-, Stares, Paul B.
LC ClassificationsJV6255 .D53 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17568000M
ISBN 109789280811407
LC Control Number2007002607

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