ethnocracy


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ethnocracy

a government controlled by a particular race or national group. — ethnocratic, adj.
See also: Race
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Today, the state is a unique combination of a liberal, parliamentary democracy, an ethnocracy, and a theocracy: There are freedom of expression, free elections, and an independent judiciary; yet there is not freedom of or from religion, and there is institutionalized discrimination against ethnic minorities.
The US supports Israel not because it is waging a war on Islam; the US supports Israel because the ethnocracy supports its imperial interests in the region.
For Israeli leaders such as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, "the Jewish state" means Jews only, actually an ethnocracy, where Jews from anywhere in the world have the right to return while the 640,000 Palestinian refugees who fled the forced removals in 1947-49 continue to be homeless.
1) For a history of Zionist attacks on Palestinians and land confiscations prior to 1948, see Yiftachel, Ethnocracy and Segev.
2) On Romanian exceptionalism, see Vladimir Tismaneanu, "Romanian Exceptionalism, Democracy, Ethnocracy, and Uncertain Pluralism in Post-Ceausescu Romania," in Karen Dawisha and Bruce Parrott (eds), Politics, Power, and the Struggle for Democracy in South-East Europe (New York, 1997), pp.
On the other hand, the "Acholi in particular had been told by their colonial masters that they were born warriors, effectively transforming them into a military ethnocracy.
Gradually it became clear that he asserted this noble political idea to justify his imperial war in Iraq; his government continued to support dictatorship and ethnocracy in Ethiopia and other countries.
At best, it is an ethnocracy, where only Jews enjoy the full rights and privileges of citizenship.
I will engage this concept to unpack the power relationships based on ethnicity which are turning Macedonian society into an ethnocracy.
Ethnocracy purporting to be "democracy" cannot endure.
Chaia Noach, of the Negev Coexistence Forum, said: ' The whole attempt of the JNF that they are just a sub-contractor doing work on behalf of others is an unconvincing fig-leaf over the nakedness of ethnocracy.
Specifically, the author argues that in Muslim countries Islamization fits the culture values of the people, while Democratization not only fit cultural values, it creates division, ethnocracy, and chaos.