By Günther Schlee
In renowned conception cultural modifications or ethnic association are components that reason clash or political fragmentation even if this isn't borne out via ancient proof. This publication places ahead another clash conception. the writer develops a choice idea and is the reason the stipulations less than which different types of identity are hottest. team id is associated with pageant for assets like water, territory, oil, political fees, or different merits. competition for assets could cause conflicts however it doesn't clarify who takes whose part in a clash scenario. This ebook explores probabilities of lowering violent conflicts and ends with a case research, in response to own event of the writer, of clash solution.
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1. This chapter is based on my inaugural lecture Identitätspolitik und Gruppengröße at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle (Saale), 30 June 2004, and on parts of the ‘Einleitung’ to Schlee and Horstmann (2001). 2. This is true for the parties to the conflict. In the south, there are also rural populations, among them Bantu-speakers, who partly fall outside these parameters, and until recently did not belong to the forces actively engaged in the conflict. Rather, they were victims or part of the loot, as former nomad clans appropriated them as forced labourers along with the land.
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They would have to ask their parents first. Today, probably every single child from former Yugoslavia, be it in Germany or elsewhere, knows their ethnic affiliation. At least in such cases it should be obvious that the new emphasis on ethnicity is a result, not the cause of ethnic conflicts. By subdividing their countries into constituent republics mostly named after a titular ethnic group, Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union actively contributed to preserving an awareness of ethnic affiliation as a part of identification in the minds of their citizens.