ecuador - Ethnopolitics in Ecuador: Chapter Two. This...

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Ethnopolitics in Ecuador: Chapter Two. This chapter creates a framework for nation-state building with the concept of including an equal recognition of all ethnic groups as active and important political constituents within society. It says that cultural pluralism must be institutionalized to avoid future conflicts of interests between members of the population. Nation-building: process of forging a unified nation, usually from different cultures, to create citizenship of a state and promote the efficiency considered necessary for success in the modern industrial world. (pg 14) Ethnic nationalism: subset of nationalism, Social movement ideology, focusing on obtaining special rights and recognition to protect an ethnically defined group. (pg14) Ethnic conflict is one of the most common causes for conflict around the world, therefore the idea of nation-state should be ‘modified to reflect the multi ethnic reality of most countries and the changing role of govts in international politics’ pg 15. One does not have to be homogenized into the nations majority to be a well functioning
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course POLSC 330 taught by Professor Bagby during the Spring '08 term at Kansas State University.

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