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Esman, Milton J. (Milton Jacob) 1918-2015

Overview
Works: 82 works in 303 publications in 2 languages and 9,102 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Publishing director
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Most widely held works by Milton J Esman
Carrots, sticks, and ethnic conflict : rethinking development assistance by Milton J Esman( )

24 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1,795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Does international development assistance help or aggravate ethnic strife? How do the resources, policy advice, and conditions attached to foreign aid affect ethnic conflict in countries in which donors intervene? How can assistance be deployed in ways that might moderate rather than aggravate ethnic tensions? These questions and more are addressed comparatively by area specialists and participant-observers of development assistance organizations, producing the first systematic effort to evaluate this dimension of international affairsand to propose remedies
Ethnic conflict in the Western World by Milton J Esman( Book )

21 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnic politics by Milton J Esman( Book )

15 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and Italian and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Government works : why Americans need the Feds by Milton J Esman( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Government Works includes a historical study of public attitudes toward government and an analysis of the functions that only government can perform to ensure a healthy future for the American people and to check the negative effects of economic globalization. Esman proposes a set of political tactics to address the unchallenged trashing of a central institution of American democracy and to restore public confidence in government."--Jacket
Administration and development in Malaysia; institution building and reform in a plural society by Milton J Esman( Book )

9 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International organizations and ethnic conflict by Shibley Telhami( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnicity, pluralism, and the state in the Middle East( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Local organizations : intermediaries in rural development by Milton J Esman( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diasporas in the contemporary world by Milton J Esman( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeks to explain why diaspora groups are increasing as never before, looking at the difference in the reception of diaspora communities throughout the world and the responses of those communities to their new nations. The book pays particular attention to the types of conflict that arise from the development of diaspora communities and the consequences that these conflicts can have on the international community
The common aid effort; the development assistance activities of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development by Milton J Esman( Book )

8 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reasons for hope : instructive experiences in rural development( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reasons for success : learning from instructive experiences in rural development by Norman Thomas Uphoff( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can foreign aid moderate ethnic conflict? by Milton J Esman( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since World War II, a complex network has emerged of bilateral and multilateral agencies that manage economic assistance to low-income countries in the form of investment projects, policy advice, and technical assistance. Although each of these agencies has its distinctive personality, most of them have avoided facing up to the post-Cold War reality of burgeoning ethnic conflict. This reluctance to deal with the violent consequences of ethnic pluralism is often self-defeating, for such violence can destabilize the environment within which the agencies operate and thus undermine their efforts. The same reluctance can also blind agencies to the damage that the ill-considered provision of foreign aid can inflict on ethnic relations within aid-receiving nations. Some interventions may have neutral or even positive sum outcomes. This paper represents the author's conclusions from a conference held in October 1995 at Cornell University on the effects of development assistance on ethnic conflict
An introduction to ethnic conflict by Milton J Esman( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book provides an introduction to ethnic conflict in the contemporary world. In ten concise chapters, Milton Esman explores the origins of ethnic pluralism and analyses the causes and manifestations of conflicts, both peaceful and violent, involving ethnic communities across the globe. He discusses the role of outsider-governments, diasporas, international agencies, and non-government organizations in provoking and managing ethnic conflicts, and appraises methods which have proven effective for their peaceful resolution. The book concludes with a look at the future of ethnic conflict and argues for the need to regulate such conflicts in an increasingly interdependent world." "Enriched by examples drawn from all continents, with end of chapter summaries and a glossary of key terms, this textbook is essential reading for all students of politics, international relations and political sociology."--Jacket
Management dimensions of development : perspectives and strategies by Milton J Esman( Book )

7 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The emerging American garrison state by Milton J Esman( )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The United States Government is in the process of evolving, irreversibly, from a constitutional to a garrison state. The Emerging American Garrison State describes and analyzes the emergence of the American global empire and the role of the garrison state in protecting the threatened homeland and defending the declining imperium. Author Milton J. Esman analyzes the ideology, strategy, political economy, institutions, and culture that underlie the militarized garrison state and the rise of the autonomous presidency as its dominant institution. Contrasting the governing institutions of the garrison state with those of the previous constitutional order and describing the effects of the new regime on the several classes of American society, this book is required reading for students of American government and society."--Publisher's website
Growth with fairness : a program to rebuild America's economy by Milton J Esman( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Needed: an education and research base to support America's expanded commitments overseas by Milton J Esman( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paraprofessionals in rural development : issues in field-level staffing for agricultural projects by Milton J Esman( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Local organization for rural development in Asia by Norman Thomas Uphoff( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Carrots, sticks, and ethnic conflict : rethinking development assistance
Alternative Names
Esman, Milton J.

Esman, Milton J. 1918-2015

Esman, Milton Jacob

Esman, Milton Jacob 1918-

Esman, Milton Jacob 1918-2015

Languages
English (199)

Italian (1)

Covers
Ethnic politicsGovernment works : why Americans need the FedsInternational organizations and ethnic conflictDiasporas in the contemporary worldReasons for hope : instructive experiences in rural developmentReasons for success : learning from instructive experiences in rural developmentAn introduction to ethnic conflictManagement dimensions of development : perspectives and strategies