• Who Will Be the Voice? - an Insight Into Srilankan-Tamil Issue
    Fear, hatred, losses, animosity, death, antagonism ...... are the endless descriptions that can be used to describe the two decade strife that ravaged SriLanka. I am not a historian nor a radical either. I wanted to dwell into the lives of innocent people in SriLanka. What began as a movement...
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  • History on Djibouti
    boycotted by much of the opposition, and civil strife continued. In December 1997, three years after the signing of a peace settlement that ended the civil war and granted ethnic Afar rebels representation in the government, Aptidon's party won every seat in national legislative elections. In 1999...
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  • Pakistan: Nationalism Without a Nation
    would not only be different from the Indian culture but that the whole acknowledge. -Christophe Jaffrelot. Nationalism is an ideology ,be it based on territorial or ethnic nation. These are thoughtful...
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  • Uganda
    Ian Smith African Studies 3A Yes many African Countries have struggled, however, Uganda has had massive amounts of internal strife. With such a brutal past and a long reign of troglodytes. it is a miracle they still coincide through their differences there is many differences in people...
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  • The Algerian Civil War 1992-2002
    terrorist origin destroyed nearly 75,000 acres of forest, along with schools and other governmental buildings. The scope of Algerian violence in this period alone is horrific. In 1994, violence established itself as the premiere form of interaction between the government and radicals. Between...
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  • Syrian Conflict: Historical Trace and Its View
    difference between his father’s. From then, conflicts between ethnic and religious group get worse. In 2004, there was Al-Qamishli uprising by Kurds in Syria and thousands of Kurds fled to the Kurdish Region of Iraq. Plus, Kurds keep protesting against the government. The factors of strife still linger on...
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  • Britain
    Belfast "Good Friday" Agreement of 1998.[91][92][93] Following a period of global economic slowdown and industrial strife in the 1970s, the Conservative Government of the 1980s initiated a radical policy of deregulation, particularly of the financial sector, flexible labour markets, the sale of...
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  • india on the move
    there. India is a pluralistic, multilingual, and multi-ethnic society The Indian economy is the world's tenth-largest by nominal GDP. A nuclear weapons state and a regional power, it has the third-largest standing army in the world and ranks eighth in military expenditure among nations. India is a...
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  • Review of Menocal's the Ornament of the World
    beautiful and cultural epicenters like Cordoba lead to fitna, a time of strife in 1009 in which the Cordoba was torn apart by Muslim factions (36). This destruction was a symbolic destruction of the Andalusian state and by 1031 the Cordoban caliphate was dissolved (39). But in the vacuum a great...
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  • Western Culture and Policies That Have Shaped the Modern World.
    deconstructed and denounced as myths invented to serve Western imperialism. These conflicts come about from two key factors, the dimension of ethnic identity and the dimension of cultural/religious identity. Ethnic identity can be defined as a group of people conceiving themselves as a race, community or...
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  • religion and conflicts
    Religion and Conflict   By Eric Brahm  November 2005     At the dawn of the twenty-first century, a casual glance at world affairs would suggest that religion is at the core of much of the strife around the globe. Often, religion is a contentious issue. Where eternal salvation is at...
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  • PSC War
    Mingst ch. 8, 9, 10 Reader: 322, 335, 349, e-learning, 485,516,554, 575,592 Chapter 8—War and Strife 1. General facts a. The incidence of war has declined since 1991.. by one half. Number of battlefield deaths dropped by 80%. b. Realists tend to believe that war is a necessary condition of...
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  • Government and Politics of China
    was launched by the leader Mao Zedong mistakenly and made use by reactionary clique, which ended up as a serious disaster of strife to the party, the country and the people of all ethnic groups3. Development in economic construction General speaking, the Cultural Revolution led to the national...
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  • China
    , 76.94 years for females. Ethnic groups (2000 census): Han Chinese 91.5%; Zhuang, Manchu, Hui, Miao, Uighur, Tujia, Yi, Mongol, Tibetan, Buyi, Dong, Yao, Korean, and other nationalities 8.5%. Religions (2002 est.): Officially atheist; Daoist (Taoist), Buddhist, Christian, Muslim. Language...
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  • New Media
    ethnic strife to substance abuse and sexually transmitted diseases, political turmoil and warfare. Arguably, the proliferation and globalization of media are among the key factors that have shaped and defined the current generation of young people. In many countries, youth have access to a...
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  • History 105
    Religious Strife (Catholics, Anglicans, Puritans and Seperationalists) • Henry VIII established Church of England because Catholic church would not grant him a divorce to his wife • Elizabeth II: Anglican Church • Puritans: under Anglican church...
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  • Unity in Diversity
    Bookchin has articulated one of the central aims of radical ecology as a social force in contemporary society: . . . one of the tasks of the radical ecology movement is to articulate a general human interest that transcends the real but particularistic interests of class, nationality, ethnicity, and...
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  • Critically Examine Why There Are More Small Wars in Africa
    and disadvantaged other ethnic groups in terms of development ranging from education to economic gains. Various draconian laws desired to sideline the indigenous people in participating in the day to day running of their own countries were passed by the colonizers .These were unacceptable to the...
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  • Mozambique
    recognized, but each culture has many subcultures that were the results of the biological and cultural mixing of several populations. As the ethnicity is diverse, so is the religious connotation. Tribal religious practices account for 70% or more of the ethnic groups north of the Save river. In...
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  • Conflict Theory
    for ethnic tensions and minority demands for cultural rights, political recognition, power sharing, and more radical demands for autonomy and secession. Monica Toft’s (2002/2003) study of minority settlement patterns finds that for ethnic groups in territories where they are a concentrated majority...
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