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In contemporary years, the saliency of conflicts pitting various ethnic, racial and non secular teams opposed to each other has elevated dramatically. the area of realms is far extra assorted than formerly learned; just a small variety of the 185 self sustaining international locations are actually homogeneous. With the tip of the chilly conflict, the relative significance of ethnic conflicts as a chance to overseas peace and balance is way larger. a global set of students collaborate during this quantity to discover coverage possible choices that could give a contribution in the direction of the lodging of cultural diversity.
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In the framework of a democratic society, ethnic preference policies must be justified to the dominant society; thus they are always vulnerable and usually contentious. Jenkins, like other studies (Horowitz, 1985: 653-80), shows that such policies have a mixed record. In Sri Lanka, the policy was designed to favour the Sinhalese ethnic majority. In its own terms it succeeded, but at the price of deepening the disaffection of the Tamil community and igniting an ethnic civil war whose end is not yet in sight.
The centralization of power seldom led to rational planning or implementation, nor did it promote a sense of common identity. On the contrary, it seemed to make both matters worse, and these developments were increasingly ascribed to the centralization of power. On the whole colonially devised or inspired federations were not distinguished by their longevity (Indonesia, Burma, the federation of East and West Pakistan, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Eritrea-Ethiopia). They were introduced at the terminal stages of decolonization, superimposed on centralized, bureaucratic systems, and it proved easy to claw back, de jure or de facto, regional powers.
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