ethnocentrism

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belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group

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Noting that the President had paid considerable attention to issues concerning people's livelihoods, Zeng Heping of Xinjiang academy of social sciences, said the instruction carried an important message, that ethnic unity and people's well-being are the key to regional stability.
Meantime, he expressed confidence in the ability of the Pakistani government to overcome this problem, and hoped that Zardari's government would embrace success in "consolidating religious and ethnic unity and Pakistan's progress".
The unrest undermines the image of ethnic unity and stability that helped persuade the United States and Europe to suspend economic sanctions this year, while increasing curfews could threaten tourism and foreign investment - rewards for emerging from nearly half a century of army rule.
But the ethnic unity being displayed in Sarajevo irritated Serb nationalists, who then shot into the crowd from a nearby hotel, killing five people and igniting the 1992-95 war.
We need to have the spirit of inclusion and try to understand each other so that ethnic unity, which is the lifeline of the region's peaceful development, could be further strengthened," he added.
Needless to say, the generals will pay lip service to ethnic unity and create nominal space for the ethnic people while pursuing "Divide and Rule" as the overarching strategy.
He criticises the fact that the tendency to fetishise ethnicity has led to a zero-sum politics among these actors despite the fact that ethnic unity is actually elusive, illusory and divisive.
This is an excellent example of the complexity behind an image of national or ethnic unity.
Jayaratne also told parliament on Wednesday that the government would set up a reconciliation commission to foster ethnic unity between the majority Sinhala and minority Tamil ethnic groups.
They plotted to undermine ethnic unity and stir up ethnic division,'' Meng said in a meeting with local officials, urging them to restore ''social order'' as soon as possible.
Ethnic unity implies the maintenance of ethnic distinctions.
Armoured vehicles and trucks carrying thousands of soldiers rumbled through riot-damaged streets of the regional capital Urumqi, blaring out propaganda urging ethnic unity.
This was a massive conspiracy by hostile forces at home and abroad, and their goal was precisely to sabotage ethnic unity and provoke ethnic antagonism," the Communist Party boss of Xinjiang, Wang Lequan, said in a speech.
According to the interview data, most of the Naxi students internalise the state ideology, such as ethnic unity among the 56 ethnic groups and patriotism.
These ancestral homelands exercised a hold over Turkish imaginations, but today it is business opportunities, energy resources, and other practical matters rather than ethnic unity that are creating a loose Turkic "commonwealth.