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Horowitz, Donald L.

Overview
Works: 94 works in 266 publications in 3 languages and 8,832 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Academic theses 
Roles: Author, Editor, htt, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: GN496, 305.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Donald L Horowitz
 
Most widely held works by Donald L Horowitz
Ethnic groups in conflict by Donald L Horowitz( Book )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on his knowledge of ethnically divided societies in Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean, Horowitz contends that the spread of ethnic conflict is inversely related to the proliferation of democracy in developing societies. He examines the concept and foundations of ethnicity, and the causes of ethnic conflict such as envy among different groups, and efforts at secession from a national whole. He also answers such questions as: Why are ethnic affiliations conducive to severe conflict? Why is ethnic conflict more intense and violent in Asia and Africa than in Europe and North America? Why do political parties in severely divided societies split along ethnic lines? Why do ethnically based military coups frequently occur in developing countries just when their politics seem most competitive and democratic? He concludes with solutions to reduce the severity of ethnic conflict and to maximize interethnic cooperation. ISBN 0-520-05385-0: $25.00
Constitutional change and democracy in Indonesia by Donald L Horowitz( )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the story of how democracy became entrenched in the world's largest Muslim-majority country"--
The courts and social policy by Donald L Horowitz( Book )

14 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 1,149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is the first comprehensive study of the capacity of courts to make and implement social policy."--Jacket
A democratic South Africa? : constitutional engineering in a divided society by Donald L Horowitz( Book )

23 editions published between 1991 and 2021 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can a society as deeply divided as South Africa become democratic? In a most timely work, Donald L. Horowitz, author of the acclaimed Ethnic Groups in Conflict, points to the conditions that make democracy an improbable outcome in South Africa. At the same time, he identifies ways to overcome these obstacles, and he describes institutions that offer constitution makers the best chance for a democratic future. South Africa is generally considered an isolated case, a country unlike any other. Drawing on his extensive experience of racially and ethnically divided societies, however, Horowitz brings South Africa back into African and comparative politics. Experience gained in Nigeria, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and other divided societies around the world is relevant because, as South Africa leaves apartheid behind, it will still confront problems of pluralism: racial, ethnic, and ideological. Countries like South Africa, Horowitz argues, must develop institutions capable of coping with such divisions. Reviewing an array of constitutional proposals for South Africa--group rights, consociation, partition, binationalism, and an enhanced role for the judiciary--Horowitz shows that most are inappropriate for the country's problems, or else run afoul of some major ideological taboo. Institutions that are both apt and acceptable do exist, however. These are premised on the need to create incentives for accommodation across group lines. In the final chapter, Horowitz makes a major contribution to the theory of democratization as he considers how commitments to democracy might be extracted even from political groups with undemocratic objectives. Ranging skillfully across studies of social distance and stereotypes, electoral and party systems, constitutions and judiciaries, conflict and accommodation, and negotiation and democratization, Horowitz displays a broad comparative vision. His innovative study will change the way theorists and practitioners approach the task of making democracy work in difficult conditions. -- Publisher's description
The deadly ethnic riot by Donald L Horowitz( Book )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprehensive consideration of the structure and dynamics of ethnic violence is the first full-scale, comparative study of what the author terms "the deadly ethnic riot"--An intense, sudden, lethal attack by civilian members of one ethnic group on civilian members of another ethnic group. Serious, frequent, and destabilizing, these events result in large numbers of casualties. The author examines approximately 150 such riots in about 50 countries, mainly in Asia, Africa, and the former Soviet Union, as well as 50 control cases. Furious and sadistic, the riot is nevertheless directed against a precisely specified class of target and conducted with considerable circumspection. The author scrutinises targets choices, participants and organization, the timing and supporting conditions for the violence, the nature of the events that precede the riot, the prevalence of atrocities during the violence, the location and diffusion of riots, and the aims and effects of riot behaviour. He finds that the deadly ethnic riot is a highly patterned but emotional event that tends to occur during times of political uncertainty. He also discusses the crucial role of rumour in triggering riots, the surprisingly limited role of deliberate organzation, and the striking lack of remorse exhibited by participants. Horowitz writes clearly and eloquently without compromising the complexity of his subject. With impressive analytical skill, he takes up the important challenge of explaining phenomena that are at once passionate and calculative--Publisher
Coup theories and officers' motives : Sri Lanka in comparative perspective by Donald L Horowitz( )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donald Horowitz presents a case study of an attempted military coup in Sri Lanka. On the basis of interviews with twenty-three participants in this attempted coup--a mine of information rarely available for a study like this--he provides first-hand evidence of the way officers' motives interact with social and political conditions to foster coup attempts. Originally published in 1981. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics, 1998 by Boris Pleskovic( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The 1998 Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics, the tenth anniversary, was held at the Bank on April 20-21, 1998. The discussions focused on four areas of inquiry: 1) the role of geography in countries ' success, 2) the role of effective competition and regulatory policies, 3) the causes of financial crises and ways to prevent them, and 4) the effects of ethnic diversity on democracy and growth. The welcoming address by World Bank President James D. Wolfensohn, the opening remarks by chief Economist Joseph Stiglitz, and the tenth anniversary address by the International Monetary Fund Deputy Managing Director Stanley Fischer all focused both on the role of the conference and on the changing perspectives for development."
Immigrants in two democracies : French and American experience by Immigrants in two democracies( Book )

9 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The jurocracy : government lawyers, agency programs, and judicial decisions by Donald L Horowitz( Book )

9 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnic groups in conflict by Donald L Horowitz( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing material from dozens of divided societies, Donald L. Horowitz constructs his theory of ethnic conflict, relating ethnic affiliations to kinship and intergroup relations to the fear of domination. A groundbreaking work when it was published in 1985, the book remains an original and powerfully argued comparative analysis of one of the most important forces in the contemporary world
Federal regulation of work from recruitment to retirement( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incentives and behavior in the ethnic politics of Sri Lanka and Malaysia by Donald L Horowitz( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A democratic South Africa? by Donald L Horowitz( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xian zheng gai ge : bei jing, yun zuo yu ying xiang( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Community conflict : policy and possibilities by Donald L Horowitz( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Power sharing : new challenges for divided societies by Ian O'Flynn( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the unintended consequences of power-sharing for communities, their individual members, and for others in society. More specifically, it is questions explicitly whether power sharing perpetuates inter-communal conflict by institutionalizing difference at the political level; inhibits conflict resolution by encouraging extremism; stifles internal diversity; and fails to leave sufficient space for individual autonomy. This book provides a theoretical exploration and critique of these questions, and examines specific test cases where power-sharing institutions have been established, including in Northern Ireland, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia and Lebanon. It also explores such issues as the role of political leaders, human rights instruments, the position of women, and the prospects for reconciliation within such societies. - from publisher information
Dimokrasi wa Islam dar qanoon-e-asasi-e-jadid-e Afghanistan = Democracy and Islam in the new constitution of Afghanistan( )

1 edition published in 2003 in Persian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study reports on a conference held to identify ways in which the new constitution of Afghanistan could help put the country on the path to a strong, stable democracy characterized by good governance and rule of law. The participants identified practical ideas for those involved in drafting the constitution, particularly about the treatment of Islam
Policymaking in developing countries( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incentives and behaviour in the ethnic politics of Sri Lanka and Malaysia by Donald L Horowitz( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Race and politics in Guyana, Trinidad and Jamaica by Donald L Horowitz( Book )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The courts and social policy
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The courts and social policyA democratic South Africa? : constitutional engineering in a divided societyThe deadly ethnic riotImmigrants in two democracies : French and American experienceEthnic groups in conflictPower sharing : new challenges for divided societiesDimokrasi wa Islam dar qanoon-e-asasi-e-jadid-e Afghanistan = Democracy and Islam in the new constitution of Afghanistan
Alternative Names
Donald Horowitz

Donald L. Horowitz Amerikaans politicoloog

Donald L. Horowitz politólogo estadounidense

Horowitz, Donald L.

Горовиц, Дональд Л.

Дональд Л. Горовіц

دونالد إل. هوروويتز

Languages
English (179)

Chinese (1)

Persian (1)