com 122 week 3

com 122 week 3 - com122 wed WEEK 3 2008-01-23 1. contact...

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Unformatted text preview: com122 wed WEEK 3 2008-01-23 1. contact hypothesis and Israeli-Palestinian relations 2. negative interdependence of Palestinian (P) and Israeli (I) identities 3. other as source of negative identity elements of self 4. overcoming negative interdependence of identities 1) Kellman is aware of is, look at it more structurally, psychological dynamics 1) booth, we identify with our group, cannot really transcend group identity 2) in what condition contact of groups are positive? 3) Equal status, I and P have equal status contact? NO 4) P considered second class citizen (within I) P doing laboring jobs in I, when I dealing with P, they are usually officials that have some kind of power, large gap in status 5) I objective: protect I and keeping P down 6) P objective: gaining a state and having status, drive Jews out 7) Could both side benefit from a common goal? 8) Situation in America: Ethnicity being a barrier to earning money? 9) Subordinate goal e.g. sports team, above ethnicity 10)P and I subordinate goal can be Prosperity of that region 11)define identity opposite to the other group, booth, zero sum, if I identity strengthen, P have to be weakened, If P strengthen, I weakens 12)civil identity, not ethnic identity, identify with nation state not ethnic state 13)concentric identity=different level of identity and they dont conflict with each other 14)2 state identity, identity above ethnic 15)transcendent identity 16)equal status is the only way to solve conflict and for the nation to do well 17)apphiahs approach: 18)habermas: we just need human identity 19)booth will say that we need it and we are all emotional 20)thin universal, thick ethnic 2) conflict over national existence, national identity both cannot be nations, if I is nation, P is not, If P is, I is not P is not a nation, both jews and arabs claim that land, both of them view themselves as nation to own that land Religion as a base of national identity? (I) Do jews really make up a nation? UN compose of western countries in favor of I, so P did not cooperate P part of western domination and colonization Out of guilt sacrifice arabs, because jews were killed during WW2...
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