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Rubenstein Ch. 7

Ethnicity Key Issue 2 and 3

nationality the identity with a group of people who share legal attachment and personal allegiance to a particular country
self-determination the concept that ethnicities have the right to govern themselves
nation state the state whose territory corresponds to that occupied by a particular ethnicity that has been transformed into a nationality
nationalism loyalty and devotion to nationality
centripetal force an attitude that tends to unify people and enhance support for a state
multi-ethnic state a state that contains more than one ethnicity
multi-national states contain 2 ethnic groups with traditions of self-determination that agree to coexist peacefully by recognizing each other as distinct nationalities.
Ethnicities clashing Ethnicities within a nation fight in civil wars to dominate.
Horn of Africa Severe problems in Ethiopia and Eritrea with etchinicities clashing
Sudan Government has laws segregating sexes in public. Black southerners resisting attempts to make all of the country Muslim.
Somalia Islamic militias have overtaken control from warlords.
Ethnicities spread throughout several states South Asia
Sri Lanka The Tamils and Sinhalese have been fighting since 1983. Over 60,000 have died.
Ethnic disputes Pakistan argues that Kashmirs on both sides of the border should choose their own future. Thinks they would break away from India.