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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The installation of Abdiaziz Laftagareen in South West State of Somalia is so far the greatest success for the "Nabad iyo Nolol" strategy.Third, the lynch pin of this re-election strategy is the revival of Somalia's old 'ethnocracy' around the Marehan Clan.
But whether Jewish, Christian or Hindu, it is any ethnocracy imposed from outside which is the problem.
Will it be in the form of autocracy, despotism, ethnocracy, fascism, feudalism, kakistocracy, ochlocracy, tyranny or monarchy?
The small, resource-rich monarchy of Qatar is characterized as an "ethnocracy" (Longva, 2005), in which belonging to the nation is based on ethnicity.
Peled argues that in states built upon ethno-nationalism, ethnic democracy could be a mediating formula between ethnocracy, that denies individual rights for minorities, and liberal democracy that guarantees equality for all citizens.
But when that idea is made part of the Basic Law of the country, problems arise: 25 percent of Israeli citizens are not Jews and thus find themselves outside the raison d'etre of a legally defined ethnocentric state, or what Israeli scholar Oren Yiftachel calls an "ethnocracy."
Israel is an ethnocracy defined by core colonialist principles in its ideology.
"Nation-building and the Division of Space in the Israeli 'Ethnocracy': Settlement, Land and Ethnic Disparities," Law Review 21(3): 637-663.
All this spurred civilian and military ethnic cleansing, breeding ethnocentrism and ethnocracy, hostility and fear in social life.
(20) For Jewish settlement as part of the struggle for land control in Israel/Palestine, see Baruch Kimmerling, Zionism and Territory: The Socio-Territorial Dimensions of Zionist Politics (Berkeley: University of California, 1983); Shafir, Land and Labor in the Making of Israeli Nationalism; Aharon Kellerman, Society and Settlement: Jewish Land of Israel in the Twentieth Century (New York: SUNY Press, 1993); Oren Yiftachel, Ethnocracy: Land and Identity Politics in Israel/Palestine (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006).
Yiftachel O (1998) Ethnocracy: The politics of Judaising Israel/Palestine.
Myanmar's ethnocracy has systematically elevated Buddhist notions and values; as a result, the principles that define democracy, such as pluralism and parity, are elusive.