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ethnic cleansing

The elimination of a particular ethnic group from a population, as through forced emigration or genocide. Ethnic cleansing is strongly associated with the Yugoslav Wars, during which large numbers of Bosnian Muslims and Croats were murdered.
See also: cleanse, ethnic

ethnic music

Traditional music of a particular ethnic group or community. I love all types of music, especially the ethnic music you hear in the big city.
See also: ethnic, music
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Finally, in accordance with previous research, the present study also shows that solving these questions is more important for immigrants, who develop a stronger sense of ethnic identity (achieved ethnic identity) than non-immigrants, even though having a strong sense of ethnic belonging is related with life satisfaction for both immigrants and natives.
Ethnic identity and its relationship to life satisfaction and mental health among Omani youth.
I argue that Chinese music education might also be guided by the national policies, and I discuss how political ideologies affect the ways that Chinese ethnic minority's music is represented in the national music textbooks.
In a multicultural society, the case of ethnic minorities' cultural traditions warrants particular attention in the field of music education (Dolby, 2012; Heimonen & Hebert, 2010; Hebert, 2010).
Even subtle implicit stereotypical cues in the media can potentially lead to long-lasting effects on ethnic minority audiences' self-concepts and self-esteem.
In sum, past research on the effects of media stereotypes suggest that media are important socializing agents through which racial and ethnic minorities learn about their in-group vis-a-vis the majority White outgroup.
The government policies of China towards ethnic minority rights and autonomy have been a central political issue that is necessary in managing the culturally diverse nation, ever since the founding of the first Republic on January 1, 1912, following the revolution and the collapse of the Qing dynasty.
Some of the largest populations of Chinese ethnic minorities include Zhuang ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), Man ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), Hui ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), Miao ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), Uyghur ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), Yi ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), Tujia ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), Mongols ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), Tibetans ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), Buyi ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), Yao ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), and Koreans ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]).
Worse, ethnic leadership is boosted by ethnic dictatorship, which does not tolerate democracy.
After Kenyatta, President Kibaki and Uhuru have also been crowned as ethnic leaders of the Kikuyu, beyond any challenge.
The situation by 2014 had become so bad that a former Northern Alliance leader, Abdullah Abdullah, an ethnic Tajik and a challenger to Ashraf Ghani, refused to accept the results of the presidential elections.
The consequences of the flaring of the ethnic question in Afghanistan over the new national identity cards could lead to large-scale ethnic violence again.
Based on the expansion and diversification of the Chinese ethnic economy in Canada after the mid-1980s, Li (1993) identifies four types of ethnic business in the contemporary ethnic economy: (1) traditional individual-owned and family-operated commercial activity, mainly in retailing and food services; (2) professional services, ranging from medical, law, accounting to real estate; (3) those owned and controlled through overseas capital investment by corporations with headquarters in the immigrants' home countries and subsidiaries in Canada; (4) businesses established with investment made by business immigrants with transplanted capitals.
In the eastern Malaysian provinces of Sabah and Sarawak, most, if not all, of the political parties depend heavily on the support of particular ethnic groups.
This conflict of interest over the constitutional principle between the Myanmar ethnic national and the non-Myanmar ethnic nationalities is the root of the political crisis as well as the generator of ethnic conflict, hatred, and disunity in the Union of Burma.