Essays Tagged: "Ethnic cleansing"

Pol Pot.

Cambodian equivalent of Germany's Hitler, attempting to purify the nation through massive genocidal ethnic cleansing. Generally assumed to be born as Saloth Sar on between January and May on the 25th ...

(4 pages) 61 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Ethnic Cleansing.

Modern scholarship typically differentiates utilitarian ethnic cleansing from ideological ethnic cleansing. Pre-twentieth-century acts of ethnic cleansing t ... ich perpetrators were pursuing land, economic wealth, slaves, or simply settling old scores. Modern ethnic cleansing, however, tends to be ideological, whereby the perpetrator proceeds for reasons hav ... ever, tends to be ideological, whereby the perpetrator proceeds for reasons having to do with race, ethnicity, religion, politics, or some other ideological factor. In most cases, the ideology underpi ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Dissolution of Yugoslavia. How might one account of the violence between people who have lived together for decades.

f the nations involved it has progressed from strong nationalistic sentiment to episodes of violent ethnic cleansing done by all factions included. This region has been a crossroad for Europe and an i ... melting pot off all three major religions/nations living in Yugoslavia between 1918 and 1991. Multi ethnic republic of Bosnia did not show many signs of religious and national intolerance in urban set ...

(11 pages) 101 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

A comparison of two representations of the Bosnian conflict

lict. They have similar intentions to inform the audience of the crisis and show the results of the ethnic cleansing together with the divide between the Muslims, Serbs and Croats.Warriors directed by ... roats.Warriors directed by Peter Kominski is a fictionalised representation of the aftermath of the ethnic cleansing experienced due to the conflict in Bosnia. Peter Kosminsky's Warriors depicts the a ...

(5 pages) 46 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Effects of Nationalism in Balkan States

a bigger share of Ottoman land. With the atrocities of the Balkan Wars and the clashes of different ethnic and religious groups in a tightly knit area, the seeds of ethnic cleansing and civil war had ... distribution of the area, it is likely that the Balkans will want to disintegrate and form separate ethnic nations. The collapse of the social security state leads to micro-nationalities that give opp ...

(6 pages) 69 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Ethnic cleansing in America

Ethnic cleansing, this term conjures up images of Serbians ousting the Albanians in Kosovo, or even ... ousting the Albanians in Kosovo, or even Serbian and Muslim conflicts in Bosnia, but do we think of ethnic cleansing as something that has happened within the United States? Well, there was a period i ... is the fall of 1838. In 1838 Governor Boggs signed an order of extermination that brought about the ethnic cleansing of Mormons from the state of Missouri. Leading up to this ethnic cleansing ...

(7 pages) 35 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Movie review (shrek)

il the day when ruler of the land, Lord Farquaad (voiced by John Lithgow), decides to administer an ethnic cleansing of sorts. Rounding up the strange fairy tale characters living amongst the people, ...

(1 pages) 31 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The policy adopted towards the Aborigines in Australia in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries can only be described as 'genocidal', Discuss

iews of genocide and its association with events such as the Holocaust and more recently charges of ethnic cleansing in former Yugoslavia discourage historians to associate Australia with stereotypica ... egally defined genocide, as'Acts committed with the intent to destroy, in whole or part, a national ethnic, racial or religious group, as such; (a) killing members of the group; (b) causing serious bo ...

(12 pages) 73 0 3.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Darfur Situation.

The government of Sudan is responsible for ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity in Darfur, crimes that warrant immediate military inter ...

(2 pages) 87 0 4.2 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

What was the nature of Mustapha Kemal's Turkish nation and was the code of ethnic cleansing key to its formation?

' Turkish nation although he achieved these important steps towards the West due to the acts of the ethnic cleansing of Turkey resulting in the death marches which wiped out Greeks, Assyrians and to t ... ratory school according to European Methods." This military school also instigated hatred of other 'ethnic races' and it was here where Ataturk begun visualising a new and modernised Turkey. After gra ...

(7 pages) 36 0 2.3 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Anne Frank: Remembered

s of prejudice, discrimination, persecution, and violence, led to history's most recognized case of ethnic cleansing. Movie producers created an ambiance of authenticity by the use of footage from the ...

(4 pages) 16 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Human Rights Abuses - Ethnic Cleansing During the Bosnian War. 20/20

DOWNLOAD THE FULL TEXT - it will make much more sense.The "ethnic cleansing" by Bosnian Serbs in 1992 is an example of human rights abuse. Ethnic cleansing is ... thnic cleansing is defined by the American Heritage Dictionary as "the systematic elimination of an ethnic group or groups from a region or society, as by deportation, forced emigration, or genocide." ... en Serbs, Croats and Bosnian Muslims (Bosniaks). There were no clear geographical divisions between ethnic groups, and none held absolute majority over the area (see Appendix A).The main objective of ...

(5 pages) 88 0 4.8 Feb/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Genocide in Sudan

in 2003 over living conditions in Darfur, the Sudanese government has funded a virtual campaign of ethnic cleansing in the area, through economic support of the Janjaweed militias. This brutal campai ...

(2 pages) 71 1 4.3 Mar/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Ethnocentrism And Cultural Relativism

no"¢cen"¢trism (ethn sentriz m), n.1. the belief in the inherent superiority of one's own ethnic group or culture.2. a tendency to view alien groups or cultures from the perspective of one's ... geography.Probably the most recent and blatant example of ethnocentrism was Milosevic's attempt at ethnic cleansing of Kosovo. However this is by no means the worst case. Unfortunately ethnocentrism ...

(3 pages) 111 0 4.3 Sep/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

World History - Philosophy of Race

s been an issue since the beginning of organized civilizations. The institution of slavery based on ethnicity extends back beyond recorded history. References to it appear in the ancient Babylonian co ... along with the empire. Currently there is some form of racism in most parts of the world. The term 'ethnic cleansing' first became a household term for television viewers around the world in the 1990s ...

(6 pages) 53 0 2.5 Sep/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

What to do about ethnic cleans

WHAT TO DO ABOUT ETHNIC CLEANSING? BACKGROUND PAPER In 1994, unrest swept through the Maryland-sized African ... g the other way, denying that a problem existed until years after the genocide had ceased. In 1999, ethnic cleansing (hostility between ethnic groups) broke out in Kosovo in a less severe form. This t ... ly confronted the problem by launching a substantial air war on the area. Clearly, the doctrine for ethnic cleansing is widely varied, and merits further discussion. Ethnic cleansing is a "phra ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Ethnocentrism and its Affects

"Ethnocentrism" is a frequently used word in circles where ethnicity, inter-ethnic relations, and similar social issues are of concern. The normal explanation ... s of ethnocentrism that create serious social problems, of course, such as racism, colonialism, and ethnic cleansing. These views are usually destined by the world community; however we frequently see ... isabilities are vulnerable or affected by multiple and intersectional discrimination based on race, ethnic origin, gender, age and other grounds and is victims of governmental and societal neglect.Peo ...

(6 pages) 76 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Genocide in Darfur

ce from one group to another on major subjects such as religion, sexuality, and in this case…ethnicity. Ethnicity issues have gone a long way and has been the motive to many cases of irrational ... de in Darfur, Sudan.So it starts with how the populace in Darfur mostly consists of two main Muslim ethnicities: non-Arabs blacks such as the Fur, Masalit, and Zaghawa; and Arabic tribes jointly calle ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.6 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Critically examine recent patterns in mass migration and explain why these matter for ensuring international human rights.

s. Mass migration can be voluntary which include seeking employment or involuntary like in cases of ethnic cleansing and war.� The recent pattern of mass migration according to Tilly highlights ... y.� Those who could escape the revenge attacks moved to West Germany.� In Yugoslavia, ethnic Germans had their citizenship cancelled, their properties confiscated and they were forced in ...

(9 pages) 37 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

The Bosnian Genocide

e United States Congress passed a resolution declaring that "the Serbian policies of aggression and ethnic cleansing meet the terms defining genocide". Although the two groups were at war, the mass ki ... ural country created after World War I by the victorious Western Allies. Yugoslavia was composed of ethnic and religious groups that had been historical rivals, even bitter enemies, including the Serb ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays