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  • Ethnic and Class Conflicts in Turkestan

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    previously were exempt from it. However, the main misleading part of this statement is that there was no difference between the revolts of different parts of the resistance. Unlike western scholars, Soviet and Kaz... ... middle of paper ... ...nic Conflict in the Turkestan Revolt of 1916” Jahrbücher für Geschichte Ost Europas 44,1 (1996): 41-53 Uyama, Tomohiko: ‘Two attempts at building a Qazaq State: The Revolt of 1916 and the Alash Movement’ in Stèphane Dudoignon & Hisao Komatsu (ed.) Islam in Politics

  • Nigeria: Ethnic Conflict

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    Ethnicity is how individuals perceive themselves, and unlike race it can be changed. There are countries in which there are several different types of ethnic groups, and in some cases that could lead to conflict within a country, but as research will show it is not the only cause, and in some cases the conflict was purposely organized. In such cases it is usually in a developing country, which is “defined according to their Gross National Income (GNI) per capita per year. Countries with GNI of US$

  • Ethnic Conflict Essay

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    Syria all have something in common: civil war and ethnic conflicts. We know that fights, battles and wars can start because of power crazy leaders, territory hungry countries and the fear of threats such as potential nuclear war. Looking at the past and now, many wars are actually caused by differences in ethnicity or religion. There are many factors that go with all of reasons above including race, language, and shared history. Ethnic Conflicts and many other articles written by various authors

  • Essay On Ethnic Conflict

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    Ganguly, Rajat, and Ray Taras. Understanding Ethnic Conflict: The International Dimension. New York: Longman, 1998. Print. This book offers interesting insight on the role nationalism plays in the cause of violence ethnic conflict. It does this by looking at the overlapping aspects of nationalism, conflict, social cleavages, and the reaction of the international community. They also take and explain three main approaches to ethnic identities: primordialist, instrumentalist, and constructivist. They

  • Ethnic Conflict in Afghanistan

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    they are fighting a problem that has long existed between people, and quite recently has taken a whole new aspect to it. Ethnic conflict is the destructive factor that has caused problems between people for generations, often leading to fights, outbreak of violence and grudge between different ethnicities. Business and import was one of the factors free of ethnic and racial conflict until fuel trade became increasingly profitable and important. In the past most of the fuel was imported from Iran but

  • The Frontier as a Place of Ethnic and Religion Conflict by Patricia Nelson Limerick

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    The Frontier Patricia Nelson Limerick describes the frontier as being a place of where racial tension predominately exists. In her essay, “The Frontier as a Place of Ethnic and Religion Conflict,” Limerick says that the frontier wasn’t the place where everyone got to escape from their problems from previous locations before; instead she suggested that it was the place in which we all met. The frontier gave many the opportunities to find a better life from all over the world. But because this chance

  • Colonialism and Post Colonial Ethnic Conflict in East African Countries

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    early 1960s, the countries of East Africa were under the colonial administration of European empires. After decades of foreign rule which saw unparalleled transformations within society, the post-colonial states that emerged have been blighted by ethnic conflict. It has been argued that the beliefs of British, Belgian and German administrators led them to completely reorganise the societies they governed based on a fictitious ‘tribal’ model, and in the process they invented ethnicity. There is a great

  • Nationalism and Ethnic conflict

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    After Suharto ended his long dictatorial reign in 1998 there was a substantial increase in religious and ethnic conflict in Indonesia. Author Jacques Bertrand claims religious and ethnic conflict defined Indonesia’s national model. This resulted in three critical junctures during Suharto’s retirement of his sovereign rule. The three critical junctures defined Indonesia’s “terms of citizenship, and give meaning to the structure and procedures of an institution” (Bertrand, 20). When Suharto left as

  • Ethnic Group Conflict: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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    Israeli-Palestinian conflict demonstrates this concept vividly. Both sides harbor antagonistic social perceptions against each other. Only by changing these perceptions can a reconciliation be reached. The opposing views result in a biased lens, which only serves to uphold the traditionally held generalities each culture has of the other. Even though religion is a primary theme in the conflict between these two groups, it may only be the bridge that transcends all the differences of the two ethnic groups

  • Understanding the Ethnic Conflict in Burma

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    wars have been fought in our society. But from these wars, countries usually learn from their mistakes, which makes a better world for society. However, there have been many times when countries do not learn from these mistakes, which can cause a conflict. In the late 1800s the British started to explore Africa and Asia. In doing so, they colonized many nations. However, many people living in these colonies did not agree with the British and revolted. This led to the British granting independence