Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL3241: International Politics of Multi-Ethnic Societies

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Deschouwer, K. (2012) The Politics of Belgium: Governing a Divided Society (2nd ed.), Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Guelke, A. (2012) Politics in Deeply Divided Societies, Cambridge: Polity Press.

Horowitz, D. L. (1985) Ethnic Groups in Conflict, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.

Jarrett, H. (2018) Peace and Ethnic Identity in Northern Ireland: Consociational Power Sharing and Conflict     Management, Routledge: Abingdon.

Lijphart, A. (1977) Democracy in Plural Societies: A Comparative Exploration, New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Lijphart, A. (1998) ‘South African democracy: Majoritarian or consociational?’, Democratization, 5(4), 144-50.

McCulloch, A. (2013) ‘Does Moderation Pay? Centripetalism in Deeply Divided Societies’, Ethnopolitics, 12(2), 111-32.

McGarry, J. and O’Leary, B. (2008) ‘Iraq’s Constitution of 2005: Liberal Consociation as Political Prescription’, in Choudhry, S. (ed.) Constitutional Design for Divided Societies: Integration or Accommodation?, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 342-68.

Mohd Sani, M. A. (2009) ‘The Emergence of New Politics in Malaysia: From Consociational to Deliberative Democracy’, Taiwan Journal of Democracy, 5(2), 97-125.

Taylor, R. (ed.) (2009) Consociational Theory: McGarry and O’Leary and the Northern Ireland Conflict, Abingdon: Routledge.