Asian conference on politics, religion, an ethnicity

good practices in conflict managements : proceedings
  • 54 Pages
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Institute for Strategic and Development Studies , Diliman, Quezon City, Manila, Philippines
Other titlesACPRE proceedings
Statement[Carolina G. Hernandez, editor].
ContributionsHernandez, Carolina G.
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23644685M
ISBN 109718916164
LC Control Number2009316728

This stimulating volume analyzes the impact of ethnic change and religious traditions on local, national, and regional identities.

Through the lens of identity, the authors religion and appraise the level of integration within the political borders of Southeast Asian nation-states and within the region as a whole. Asian American Religions brings together some of the most current research on Asian American religions from a social science perspective.

The volume focuses on religion in Asian American communities in New York, Houston, Los Angeles, and the Silicon Valley/Bay Area, and it includes a current demographic overview of the various Asian populations across the United States.

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The growing importance of religion as a marker of identity and a tool of political mobilization is reshaping the political landscape in an unprecedented manner, and South Asia, which contains the.

The notion of a ‘politics of religion’ refers to the increasing role that religion plays in the politics of the contemporary world.

This book presents comparative country case studies on the politics of religion in South and South Asia, including India, Pakistan and Indonesia.

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This seminar proposes to enlarge the debate on religion and society by arguing that contrary to linear colonial discourses on territoriality and ethnicity, ‘diversity’ defines the everyday experiences in South Asia.

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Significantly, there is a peculiar similarity in both the symptoms as well as problems that plague contemporary South Asia. The books cover a wide range of subjects in the countries of East, Southeast, South and Central Asia. The series welcomes innovative approaches to theory and methods in the study of religion and religions, and work which considers religion in relation to culture, politics, ethnicity or gender.

A Korean theologian approaches the issue of racial conflict - including discrimination between minority communities - and constructs a "theology of seeing" that aims to heal the ruptures of racism. As ethnic tensions continue to simmer and occasionally erupt, immigration and affirmative action laws are hotly debated in legislatures and newspapers nationwide.

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In terms of Asian people, there is an abundance of ethnic groups in Asia, with adaptations to the climate zones of the continent, which include arctic, subarctic, temperate, subtropical or tropical, as well as extensive desert regions in Central and Western Asia.

The ethnic groups have adapted to mountains, deserts, grasslands, and forests. Politicisation of religion has been more serious starting from when photos of a young Rakhine woman who was raped and murdered by a group of Muslim men spreading among the people through social media led to communal violence between Rakhine Buddhists and Muslims in Rakhine state, with some riots spreading to other cities in the country.

Uttar Pradesh is the classic case of the politics of caste and ethnicity cross-cutting the politics of religion. The BJP is defending its position in this state by focusing on religious mobilization.

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Conference Synopsis. Researchers, analysts, and policy makers have been trying to find out whether there is a correlation between violent conflict and economic growth.

The culture of Asia encompasses the collective and diverse customs and traditions of art, architecture, music, literature, lifestyle, philosophy, politics and religion that have been practiced and maintained by the numerous ethnic groups of the continent of Asia since fication of a specific culture of Asia or universal elements among the colossal diversity that has emanated.

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The cultural as well as political dynamics of South Asian countries manifest closely related colonial pasts, postcolonial histories, multiethnic populations and forms of political leadership and governance. These commonalities are also related to political instability, ethnic violence.In a book on public religion, Politics, Religion, and the Common Good, Marty argues that religion has a particular tendency to be divisive and therefore violent.

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