Dynamics of Ethnic Conflict (Teaching Module)
This teaching module examines the dynamics of identity-based conflict as presented in the following 4-C model (Comparison, Competition, Confrontation, and Counteraction) in Soviet Central Asia. Using the primary source materials from the RPI collection, students will learn:
- How specific policies contributed to the experience of relative deprivation among ethnic groups in Central Asia
- How competition for the control of resources or power contributes to ethnic tensions
- The role of the third party (Russian army, Soviet government) in the exacerbation of ethnic tensions in Central Asia?
Included is a description of theoretical concepts, case analysis, and bibliograhy.
by Karina V. Korostelina