Session_7_-_Bangladesh_and_Balochistan

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Module 3: Ethno-national Conflicts The cases of Bangladesh and Baluchistan GMT 107, Session 7, 22 – 25 Mar 2011 Ms. Ayesha Saeed 1/17/12 1 GMT 107 - Ayesha Saeed -
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Understanding identity in politics - I 1/17/12 GMT 107 - Ayesha Saeed - 2 What is identity? How do you define yourself? Give me there adjectives? Identity is: Difficulty to pinpoint: elusive and continuously changing. Perception based: self and others. Context based: what is the environment around us like? In short, we can always define our identity according to multiple characteristics: so, when do we choose which? In a political and social context, identity in politics is based on a combination of self-interest and political
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Understanding identity in politics - II 1/17/12 GMT 107 - Ayesha Saeed - 3 The questions in front of us, are: When do provinces want to break away from a federation? When do ethnic/nationalist movements arise? What are ethno-national movements really a manifestation of? The concept of a social and political contract with the state: The responsibility of a government is to govern and
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course MASS COMMU 107 taught by Professor Masror during the Spring '11 term at College of E&ME, NUST.

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