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Unformatted text preview: INTL 4280 Mitchell Tues/Thurs 9:30-10:45 Thursday, January 10, 2008 Terms Ethnic group/community group of people united by some ethnic ty (race, language, religion) o Strong sense of community/belonging because of commonality o Two types Homeland society longtime residents of a given area Have moral and legal tie to that area Conflict when two groups claim similar tie to the same land o Ex: Israel/Palestine, India/Pakistan, Ireland/Ireland Diaspora large group of people that are outside their country of origin Conflict when government is weak o Ex: Jewish, Somalis, Cubans, Palestinians Ethnic nation ethnic group that develops political/statist ambitions to gain autonomy o Nation state when ethnic nation and territory coincide Most nation states are multi-ethnic o National self-determination nations desire to maintain itself independently from other nations o Absence of conflict when national self-determination comes first and formation of nation-state...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course INTL 4280 taught by Professor Mitchell during the Spring '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Spring '08