The Intrastate Security Dilemma: Ethnic Conflict as a `Tragedy'?

  title={The Intrastate Security Dilemma: Ethnic Conflict as a `Tragedy'?},
  author={Paul Roe},
  journal={Journal of Peace Research},
  pages={183 - 202}
  • P. Roe
  • Published 1 March 1999
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Peace Research
This article seeks to pull together the main body of work on the security dilemma and that concerning the relatively recent move in international relations in reconceptualizing and operationalizing the concept away from its usual interstate setting. First, it will discuss some of the ways in which the security dilemma has been defined. Second, it will concentrate on the work of those writers who have conceived of `ethnic security dilemmas' and `insecurity dilemmas' occurring at the intrastate… 

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