2 edition of Ethnic Conflict & Environmental Tension found in the catalog.
Ethnic Conflict & Environmental Tension
Robert L., Jr. Pfaltgraff
December 1996 by Potomac Books .
Written in English
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The world encounter with ethnic conflict during decades. But incidence of ethnic violence was different in varying country. In developing country incidence were low and in the developing sever. Developing country management ethnic conflict by participation and justice policy that the equality is the best way for resolve this Size: KB.
Ethnic conflict is one of the major threats to international peace and security. Conflicts in the Balkans, Rwanda, Chechnya, Iraq, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, and Darfur, as well as in Israel, the West Bank, and the Gaza Strip, are among the best-known and deadliest examples from the late 20th and early 21st destabilization of provinces, states, and, in some cases, even whole.
An ethnic conflict is a conflict between two or more contending ethnic groups. While the source of the conflict may be political, social, economic or religious, the individuals in conflict must expressly fight for their ethnic group's position within society. This final criterion differentiates ethnic.
Cordell and Wolff integrate theory with practice, and keep the book very timely, through a series of in-depth case studies of recent ethnic conflicts. This is an impressive work of scholarship, ideal for introductory courses on ethnic conflict and conflict management." Alan Kuperman, University of Cited by: (shelved 1 time as ethnic-conflict) avg rating — 15, ratings — published Another reason for ethnic conflict is if a change in the environment results in a scarcity of resources and other ethnic groups are perceived as threats to survival.
Ethnic conflict can erupt when a majority group controls the state, having at its disposal the institutions of government and the legitimate exercise of force, as well as the. The Handbook of Ethnic Conflict examines the social, psychological, historical and political underpinnings of these conflicts—particularly the ethnic, cultural, religious, and national identities that feed ingroup/outgroup antagonistic perceptions and fuel cycles of aggression.
It covers leading theories and models of interethnic conflict and. Drawing on studies of the contact hypothesis in sociology and social psychology and on the literature on nationalism and ethnic conflict, this book provides the most thorough review of contact theory available.
Scientific research suggests that increased contact between culturally distinct groups in some cases gives rise to more intense by: Jerry Muller ("Us and Them," March/April ) tells a disconcerting story about the potential for ethnic diversity to generate violent conflict.
He argues that ethnic nationalism -- which stems from a deeply felt need for each people to have its own state -- "will continue to shape the world in the twenty-first century."Cited by: This means that ethnic groups, if they are aggrieved, will have an easier time mobilizing support to demand change.
Third, the fact that ethnic identity tends to be less elastic than other types of identity means that credible commitments to any bargain Cited by: Metaprinciples of ethnic conflict resolution. This brings me to the question of techniques and principles of ethnic conflict resolution.
I accept that negotiation with the ethnic groups involved in the conflict is the most important technique. Literature on conflict resolution clearly supports this assumption (Burton,Kimmel,Rubin Cited by: Ethnic hatred, inter-ethnic hatred, racial hatred, or ethnic tension refers to feelings and acts of prejudice and hostility towards an ethnic group in various degrees.
There are multiple origins for ethnic hatred and the resulting ethnic conflicts. the impact of ethnic conflict on economic development: the case of post-election violence in kenya, by: joseph kuria nyiri r50// a research project submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of the degree of masters of arts in.
With nearly different ethnic groups globally, conflict was inevitable on the global stage. The Middle East, Eastern Europe, and even Africa witnessed some of the most devastating acts of ethnic conflict to date. Some of the most notable ethnic clashes included conflicts in Reviews: 2.
THE RWANDAN GENOCIDE The Rwandan genocide was a product of many complex factors and contributors, both internal and external, but centered around the ethnic conflict between and hostility between the two most prominent ethnic groups in Rwanda, the Hutus and the Tutsis, that manifested into political and social tension.
autonomous sub-state territories may have promoted the growth of ethnic divisions. On the other hand, the concession of some form of territorial autonomy has been extensively used as a mechanism for ethnic conflict management (see Coakley, ). Our concern here is with approaches to ethnic conflict resolution that do not have a territorial basis.
variable, and Ethnic Conflict attempts to impose some order on the diversity by developing an analytical frame- work or model (not a new theory, as the authors expli.
Ethnic Conflict A Global Perspective Stefan Wolff. The first accessible and comprehensive introduction to the origins, dynamics, and management of ethnic conflicts; Covers a broad range of ethnic conflicts in different parts of the world, highlighting both their similarities and their differences.
This group is particularly problematic because many other groups may be perceived as Arabs. As a result of that many people of Middle-Eastern descent were targeted as Arabs. The persecution and discrimination of them in the U.S. significantly increased after the 9/11 attacks.
For. 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 inthe book remains an original and powerfully argued comparative analysis of one of the most important forces in the contemporary world.3/5(2).
A good example of ethnic tension is the conflict between the Hutus and Tutsis in which overpeople on both sides were massacred in a matter of weeks in and many more were forced to move to Zaire and Uganda to seek refuge, discarding their weapons as they went.
The study of ethnic conflict has become multi-disciplinary, thus benefiting from a variety of different sources and approaches. The downside of this multi-disciplinary approach, however, is the unfocused nature of many Digest attempts, in a small way, to redress this problem.
The completely updated edition of this groundbreaking text provides students with a clear analytical framework for understanding ethnic conflicts and how they affect international relations.
This text surveys theories of nationalism and ethnic conflict and tests their applicability to a number of contemporary cases: the more confident nationalism of Putin's Russia, the intensification of. Learn ethnic conflict with free interactive flashcards.
Choose from different sets of ethnic conflict flashcards on Quizlet. 22 Arguing against popular views of ethnic conflict, anthropologists have also shown how ethnic identity, rather than causing conflict, 'emerges out of conflict'.
23 While I agree with these Author: Michael Banton. ETHNIC CONFLICT AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY Introduction Complex Humanitarian Emergencies Internal Displacement and Refugees Torture, Abuse, and Mass Rape Child Soldiers State Failure and Collapse Ethnoterrorism Guns-for-Drugs Syndrome Partisan Intervention and Counter-Intervention in Ethnic Conflicts Typology of External Partisan Intervention.
Competing theories of Ethnic conflict in the Caucasus Abstract: This study presents a conceptual framework for understanding the conflict in one of the most dangerous regions of the world – the Caucasus. By proposing a typology of armed conflict, the study seeks to achieve analytical clarity and contribute to conflict Size: KB.
occurrence of widespread ethnic conflict accompanied in many instances by collective vio-lence amongst people who are not aliens but enemies intimately known.
My book, Sri Lanka: Ethnic Fratricide and the Dismantling of Democracy (), attempted to grapple with this problem in my own country.
In this essay I hope to address some general issues.'. Another point of tension lies in the regional mining of rare-earth metals. creating serious economic problems for the ethnic minority.
Environmental devastation of their grasslands has degraded some of the main forms of their economic livelihood; the mining industry in the region tends to hire workers from other provinces, excluding the.
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Figure 1 – Causes of Ethnic Conflict: Conceptual Framework. Uncertainty, Each ethnic conflict has its own unique characteristics and, in different contexts, some of these elements will be more prominent than the others, but all of them are the “common denominators” necessary for ethnic conflict to occur.
The primordialist approach helps. Environmental change and security. Even though environmental degradation and climate change sometimes cause violent conflict within and between countries and other times not, it can weaken the national security of the state in number of profound ways.
Environmental change can undermine the economic prosperity which plays big role in country’s military capacity and material power. Environmental Conflict Management (ECM) is an interdisciplinary textbook focused on the process of managing environmental conflict.
It provides not only an introduction to environmental conflict management and policy development, but also lays out a process for understanding and managing conflict and a review of the most relevant laws and policies.
Engineering Ethnic Conflict: The Toll of Ethiopia's Plantation Development on Suri People Access the Photo Gallery However, as documented in previous research by the Oakland Institute, the Ethiopian government’s “development strategy,” is founded on its policy of leasing millions of hectares (ha) of land to foreign investors.
Ethnic conflict is defined as any episode of sustained violent conflict in which national, ethnic, and religious or other communal minorities challenge governments to seek major changes in status (Bates et.
This inquiry will look at ethnic conflicts and possible causes withinFile Size: KB. Ethnic identity is defined as a sense of belonging based on one's ancestry, cultural heritage, values, traditions, rituals, and often language and religion.
From: International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), J.S. Phinney, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, overt form of ethnic tension. In four of them – Sudan, Iraq, Lebanon, and Yemen – such ten-sions have ﬂared up in recent decades into a protracted armed conﬂict.
The unity and terri-torial integrity of each has been seriously threat-ened.5 Despite the preponderance of. The ethnic conflict between Arabs and Berbers is weakening the already fragile stability of the Maghreb state.
By Susanne Kaiser Ethnic conflict in Algeria A struggle for power and recognition. catastrophically high youth unemployment rate and a constantly deteriorating economic situation also contribute to the tension. Ethnic conflict explained. An ethnic conflict is a conflict between two or more contending ethnic groups.
While the source of the conflict may be political, social, economic or religious, the individuals in conflict must expressly fight for their ethnic group's position within final criterion differentiates ethnic conflict from other forms of struggle.
the Rwandan ethnic conflict from a historical point of view. This study is significant because it will contribute to the understanding of the real causes of the conflict in order to effectively find a durable solution. Billy Batware, MA Peace and Conflicts Studies European Peace University, Austria Ethnic reconciliationFile Size: KB.
An ethnic conflict (or ethnic war) is a conflict where different ethnic groups fight each other. It is different from a civil war, where a single nation or ethnic group is fighting among itself. Examples of ethnic wars since the s were typically caused by secessionist movements leading to the breakup of multi-ethnic states along ethnic lines: the Yugoslav Wars, the First Chechen War, the.Ethnic Conflict Assignment Ethnicity stirs human emotions that, under certain circumstances, can erupt into public display, civil disturbances, even open political conflict.
Your mission is to investigate the cause, nature, and extent of tension in a location of your choice and to File Size: KB.Addresses the roots of nationalist and ethnic wars and explores options for preventing and resolving such conflicts.
Most of the wars of the s have been complex and bloody internal conflicts driven to a significant degree by nationalism and ethnic animosity. Dozens of wars—in Bosnia, Rwanda, Somalia, the former Soviet Union, and elsewhere—have killed or displaced millions of people.