Ethnic Minorities and Nationalism in Southeast Asia

Festschrift, Dedicated to Hans Dieter Kubitscheck

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  • Asia, Southeastern,
  • Kubitscheck, Hans Dieter,
  • Minorities,
  • Nationalism,
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  The bombings of three churches in Sri Lanka highlighted the growing vulnerability of religious minorities across Asia, from Christians in Hindu-majority India to Muslims in Buddhist-majority Myanmar.   Within Southeast Asia, a cursory comparison shows how nationalism has been a resource for protecting democracy in Indonesia and for undermining it in Myanmar. It is important to remember that while inclusive nationalism provides a powerful check against minority scapegoating (one form of democratic breakdown), it offers little protection. ness, in Island Southeast Asia it is one of invention and aspiration with regard to identities seen as incomplete and still very much in the making. This sharply dichotomous difference in conceptions of nationalism in Southeast Asia can be attributed to diverging patterns of state formation, from the early modern period up through the colonial era.   The s saw the break-up of the European colonial empires in Southeast Asia and the creation of independent nation states. However, this nationalist revolution The massive transformations that occurred in the decade were decisive in shaping the modern history of Southeast Asia, and have determined the course of politics in the region 4/5.

  (). Political Legitimacy in Myanmar: The Ethnic Minority Dimension. Asian Security: Vol. 3, Internal Conflicts in Southeast Asia: The Nature, Legitimacy, and (Changing) Role of the State, pp. Cited by: 6. Dynamic of Ethnic Relations in Southeast Asia 3 thoroughly interdependent, yet distinct and often actually opposition to each other. He further mentiones that the tension between ethnicity and nationalism is one of the central driving forces in the construction of the. Ethnic groups have emerged diversified nationalism as a result of the marginalization by the former colonial governments. Before British colonial occupation was established in the late nineteenth century on the Malayan Peninsula, Malays originated from Indonesia had controlled the underpopulated areas and defined territorial units which resided. Political changes in post-Suharto Indonesia have triggered ethnic and religious violence across the country, says a book by Andreas Harsono, a veteran Indonesia researcher for Human Rights Watch.

  China’s minority policy after combined the Qing legacy with a socialist affirmative strategy. The concept of a multiethnic Chinese state derived from Qing ideology and policy in the 18th century, when the Qianlong emperor realized his vision of universal rulership by expanding the Qing empire deep into Central Asia. During the nation-building period of the Author: Sabine Dabringhaus. In sociology, a minority group refers to a category of people who experience relative disadvantage as compared to members of a dominant social group. Minority group membership is typically based on differences in observable characteristics or practices, such as: ethnicity (ethnic minority), race (racial minority), religion (religious minority), sexual orientation (sexual minority. Pakistan Declares War on Pashtun Nationalism. Recent Features for decades through the FCR’s collective responsibility and ethnic discrimination and Rebuilding in Southeast Asia Author: Kunwar Khuldune Shahid. Buddhism encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on teachings attributed to Gautama Buddha. Ahimsa, a term meaning 'not to injure', is a primary virtue in Buddhism.. Nirvana is the earliest and most common term for the goal of the Buddhist path and the ultimate eradication of dukkha—nature of life that innately includes "suffering", .

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In southeast Asia, ethnic tensions and conflicts stem in large part from economic or power rivalries rather than cultural differences. The political relationships between ethnic identities and nation-state identities in southeast Asia can be analyzed based on three different frameworks, each offering important insights into the region’s complexities and : David Brown.

Southeast Asia is a region of eleven different states, each having many different peoples, languages, cultures and religions. However, general ideas, principles or rules which can encompass any one particular example or one country are nevertheless : Paperback.

Minority Nationalisms in South Asia (Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series) [Tanweer Fazal] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. South Asia is the theatre of myriad experimentations with nationalisms of various kinds - religious, linguistic.

In Hans Dieter Kubitscheck, Thomas Engelbert, and Andreas Schneider (eds), Ethnic Minorities and Nationalism in Southeast Asia: Festschrift, dedicated to Hans Dieter Kubitscheck, New York: Peter Lang,49–60Author: Jacques Bertrand.

Book Description. Religion and nationalism are two of the most potent and enduring forces that have shaped the modern world. For faith and flag, men and women have willingly spilt blood and sacrificed lives. This book studies how these two forces have interacted to provide powerful impetus for mobilization in Southeast by: 2.

This paper tackles complex issues of ethnic identity and nationalism among the most politically sensitive groups in China: the Uyghurs, Tibetans, Mongols, Huis, and Kazaks. Specifically, it draws on original research conducted by the authors, the Chinese Ethnicity Surveys, to explore the extent to which ethnic minorities are sinicized and the meaning of being Chinese.

This book explores the ways in which democratizing Muslim countries treat their ethnic minorities’ requests of inclusiveness and autonomy. The author examines the results of two important cases—the securitization of Kurds in Turkey and the “autonomization” (a new concept coined by the study) of Acehnese in Indonesia—through multiple hypotheses: the elites’ power Brand: Palgrave Macmillan.

Spanning broad accounts of the development of nationalism and identity, and detailed studies of Southeast Asia, the book includes pieces on East Timor, where every Indonesian attempt to. book was also the first major scholarly book in the 21st century to undertake a comparative study of religion and nationalism in Southeast Asia after Fred von der Meden’s work with the same title was published in Liow’s work is quite ambitious in that it tries to overcome the excessive focus of Area Studies on parochial : Naomi Nishi.

Ethnic diversity and the nation state: from centralization in the age of nationalism to decentralization amidst globalization Article in Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 18(3).

The CIA World Fact Book is not a very good source. While compiled decades ago, Lebar, Hickey and Musgrave Ethnic Groups of Mainland Southeast Asia and Lebar, Ethnic Groups of Insular Southeast Asia, both Yale, Human Relations Area Files Press, are much more accurate and complete.

The authors also conflate religious and ethnic minorities. Ethnic Minorities In Vietnam: Are Trends Toward Globalization, Regionalism, and Nationalism In Southeast Asia Hurting or Helping Them. Summary: The book is a festschrift, dedicated to Hans Dieter Kubitscheck, the former head of the Department of Southeast Asian Studies at Humboldt University, Berlin.

Ten authors discuss the relations between ethnic minorities and the nation state in Southeast Asia. The book is a festschrift, dedicated to Hans Dieter Kubitscheck, the former head of the Department of Southeast Asian Studies at Humboldt University, Berlin.

Ten authors discuss the relations between ethnic minorities and the nation state in Southeast Asia. Books on Southeast Asian nationalist movements make very little - if any - mention of women in their ranks.

Biographical studies of politically active women in Southeast Asia are also rare. Women in Southeast Asian Nationalist Movements makes a strong case for the significance of women's involvement in nationalist movements and for the diverse.

The first edition of Southeast Asia: An Introductory History was published in and immediately filled a need for travelers and students interested in a tantalizingly different part of the uent editions have continued to document with great perception the enormous changes and dramatic growth experienced in the by: 2 Chapter 1 of Overseas Chinese, Ethnic Minorities and Nationalism offers a panorama of debates defining the national affiliation of ethnic minorities and members of the Chinese diaspora in the imperial and then republican era and the policies they spawned.

This chapter goes over the different stages that imparted an institutional form to two Author: Vanessa Frangville.

The ethnic groups of Southeast Asia comprise many different linguistic stocks. Apart from Negrito, which is a physical description, they are here arranged according to the family their languages belong to. Besides indigenous Southeast Asians, many East Asians and South Asians call Southeast Asia their home.

The total Southeast Asian population stands at million. networks. This seminar will explore the evolving relationships between ethnic minorities and states in Southeast Asia, from pre-colonial to contemporary situations.

We will examine the construction of boundaries and identities in Southeast Asia, and the processes through which ethnic minorities and their territories have been represented. “autochthonous nationalities and national minorities” in Southeast Asia, and the specific characteristics of government ethnic and minority policies (Nationalitätenpolitik) in the region.

Fromhe also served as Director of the major research project on “Nationalitätenpolitik in Southeast Asia” sponsored by the German Research.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: maps ; 21 cm: Contents: The Fundamentals of Nationalitaetenpolitik in Historical Perspective (with special reference to Southeast Asia) / Hans Dieter Kubitscheck --National Construction, Identity Quest and Communitarian Temptations in Independent.

They focus on the creation of the idea of Laos and its culture, whether it be through literature, tourism, or the activities of nationalists, thereby contributing to more general debates on the nature of Southeast Asian nationalism.

They look at questions of minorities in Laos and issues of ethnic change. The Paperback of the Ethnic Minorities and Politics in Southeast Asia by Jorg Thomas Engelbert at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : It will discuss different ways in which modern nation-states in Southeast Asia have dealt with ethnic minorities in each country.

It will examine the relationship between state and ethnic minorities in the context of development and modernization (globalization) and how the ethnic minorities have responded to changes initiated by state policy. Nationalism and Ethnicity: AsiaIn Asia, as elsewhere, nationalism has been used to mobilize support for the creation of new nation-states or the reinvigoration of existing ones.

It has also been activated for such goals as national self-determination, social and economic development, the defense of territorial integrity or territorial expansion, and domination over other nations.

Nationalism has obtained different shapes and expressions in South Asian countries, such as secular nationalism, lingua-cultural nationalism, religious nationalism, linguistic nationalism. In the book The Art of Not Being Governed, anthropologist James C.

Scott makes the case that the Lisu and many of the other ethnic minorities found in upland Southeast Asia are in fact culturally anti-state.

Their fluidic culture, language, lack of an alphabet, and semi-nomadic living practices are a response to escape the states based in the valleys that would have them as.

This book analyses ethnic/race relations in Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia, with special reference to the roles of ethnic Chinese in nation-building. It brings together a group of established Southeast Asian scholars to critically examine some of the important issues such as ethnic politics, nation-building, state policies, and conflict.

Elena V. Barabantseva, “Development as Localization: Ethnic Minorities in China's Official Discourse on the Western Development Project,” Critical Asian Studies 41(2): (). Barry Sautman, “Preferential Policies for Ethnic Minorities in China: The Case of Xinjiang,” Nationalism and Ethnic Politics 4(1–2): 86– ( Author: Adam Tyson, Xinye Wu.

Ethnic nationalism, also known as ethnonationalism, is a form of nationalism wherein the nation is defined in terms of ethnicity. The central theme of ethnic nationalists is that "nations are defined by a shared heritage, which usually includes a common language, a common faith, and a common ethnic ancestry".

It also includes ideas of a culture shared between members of the. Southeast Asia in comparative historical John () The fate of nationalism in the new states: Southeast Asia in comparative historical perspective.

Comparative studies in society and history, 54 (01), pp. focused attention on interactions between national state policies and ethnic minorities across Southeast Asia, whether the.The ethnic groups have adapted to mountains, deserts, grasslands, and forests, while on the coasts of Asia, resident ethnic groups have adopted various methods of harvest and transport.

The types of diversity in Asia are cultural, religious, economic and historical.The six essays on specific ethnic groups are written by five anthropologists and a linguist, all of whom have had long experience in the region. They cover a range of data and problems which should be of interest to all scholars of Southeast Asia, as well as those interested in ethnic identity and contemporary social and political processes.