***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** thanks-- this looks fascinating. (to Adano and Karen): would be interested in seeing, esp chapt 17. david [log in to unmask] va.nl To: [log in to unmask], [log in to unmask] cc: [log in to unmask], [log in to unmask], [log in to unmask] 01/29/2005 09:38 Subject: RE: social network analysis and ethnic conflict reference list AM Here's one more reference: Roba, A.W. & Witsenburg, K. (2004). Surviving Pastoral Decline: Pastoral sedentarism, natural resource management and livelihood diversification in Marsabit District, Northern Kenya. PhD dissertation (2 volumes), Amsterdam Institute for Metropolitan & International Development Studies, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands. Chapter 11, "Herd sharing, herd diversification and herd transfers: the animal trust system as an indigenous social institution of self-insurance" presents an elaborate empirical analysis of social networks in relation with herd practices. Chapter 17, "Ethnic violence and scarcity of resources: is there a causal relationship" discusses implications of previous chapters for ethnic conflict, including violent conflict. Both authors of this double dissertation were awarded "Cum Laude". (Also a recent paper of theirs related to their dissertation work received a prestigious award on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Dutch WOTRO foundation for research in tropical regions.) The authors may be contacted for additional information: [log in to unmask] (Dr. Adano Wario Roba) [log in to unmask] (Dr. Karen Witsenburg) -----Original Message----- FYI, below is a list of the references sent me regarding ethnic conflict and social network analysis. Thanks go to Uwe Serdult, Devon Brewer, Karoly Takacs, George Tita, Michael Foulds, Moses Boudour, and George Barnett. david Social Network Analysis and Ethnic Conflict Baerveldt, C., Van Duijn, M.A.J., Vermeij, L., & D. A. van Hemert (2004). Ethnic boundaries and personal choice. Assessing the influence of individual inclinations to choose intra-ethnic relationships on pupils' networks. Social Networks 26(1), 55-74. Banton, M. (2000): Ethnic Conflict. Sociology, 34(3): 481-498. Bhavnani, R. and Backer, D. (2000): Localized Ethnic Conflict and Genocide. Accounting for Differences in Rwanda and Burundi. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 44(3): 283-306. Fearon, J. and Laitin, D. (1996): Explaining Interethnic Cooperation. American Political Science Review, 90(4): 715-735. Flap, H. D. (1988): Conflict, Loyalty and Violence. The Effects of Social Networks on Behaviour. Frankfurt, Verlag Peter Lang. Forbes, H. D. (1997): Ethnic Conflict. Commerce, Culture, and the Contact Hypothesis. New Haven, Yale University Press. Gould, R. V. (1999): Collective Violence and Group Solidarity: Evidence from a Feuding Society. American Sociological Review, 64(3): 356-380. Hage, P. (1973). A graph theoretic approach to the analysis of alliance structure and local grouping in Highland New Guinea. Anthropological Forum, 3: 280-294. Hallpike, C. R. (1972). The Konso of Ethiopia: A study of the values of a Cushitic people. Oxford: Clarendon Press. Various work by Ian Lustick. Massey, G.; Hodson, R., and Sekulic, D. (1999): Ethnic Enclaves and Intolerance: The Case of Yugoslavia. Social Forces, 78(2): 669-673. Myers (2000). The Diffusion of Collective Violence: Infectiousness, Susceptibility, and Mass Media Networks; American Journal of Sociology (106)1. Takács, K. (2001): Structural Embeddedness and Intergroup Conflict. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 45 (6): 743-769. Takács, K. (2002): Social Networks and Intergroup Conflict. Groningen, ICS Dissertation Series. http://www.ub.rug.nl/eldoc/dis/ppsw/k.takacs/ Sherif, M., Harvey, O. J., White, J. B., Hood, W. R., & Sherif, C. W. (1988). The robbers cave experiment: Intergroup conflict and cooperation. Middletown: Wesleyan University Press. George Tita, K. Jack Riley, Greg Ridgeway, Clifford Grammich, Allan Abrahamse, Peter W. Greenwood (2003) Reducing Gun Violence: Results from an Intervention in East Los Angeles, Rand. Todd, D. (1979). War and peace between the Bodi and Dime of southwestern Ethiopia. In K. Fukui & D. Turton (Eds.), Warfare among East African Herders (pp. 211-225). Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology. _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message. _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.