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The Benefits of Ethnic War: Understanding Eurasia's Unrecognized States
Within international relations, discussions about how civil wars end have focused mainly on the qualities of the belligerents (ethnicity, commitment to the cause) or on the strategic environment of
The Moldovans: Romania, Russia, and the Politics of Culture
The first English-language book to present a complete picture of this intriguing East European borderland, The Moldovans: Romania, Russia, and the Politics of Culture, illuminates the perennial
Diaspora Politics: Ethnic Linkages, Foreign Policy, and Security in Eurasia
When and why does ethnicity matter in international relations? When do states founded on a preexisting cultural community act to protect the interests of co-ethnic populations living abroad? The
Ending Civil Wars
London: Oxford University Press for the International Institute for Strategic Studies, 1997, Adelphi Paper 308, 94pp, US$25.00Canadians who believe that their country has a vocation for peacekeeping
Moldovan Identity and the Politics of Pan- Romanianism
Depuis que la Moldavie n'appartient plus a l'Union sovietique (depuis 1991) se pose la question delicate de la future orientation de la republique. Deux mouvements coexistent dans la politique du
The Micropolitics of Social Violence
  • C. King
  • Political Science
  • 5 November 2004
The debates of the 1990s over the causes of and responses to substate conflict were significant and wide ranging; there is now a sizable literature on ethnic conflict and civil war. But this
Sex Discrimination
Case: The Rotary Club of Duarte, California was a member club of the larger Rotary international. Membership in Rotary Clubs traditionally had been limited to men, though women were invited to attend
Marking time in the middle ground: Contested identities and Moldovan foreign policy
  • C. King
  • Political Science
  • 1 September 2003
At every turn, the Moldovans have behaved in ways that have confounded most observers. Moldova was a Soviet republic that had never existed as an independent state within its current borders. But it
The warlord as arbitrageur
This article seeks to generate a more precise understanding of the emergence and perpetuation of warlords. First, it offers a simple, intuitive, and empirically grounded conceptual definition of