Ethnicity in Asia

Ethnicity in Asia

Book Title: Ethnicity in Asia

Author: Agnieszka Joniak-Luthi

Format: Paperback | 256 pages

Publication Date: 01 Nov 2003

ISBN-13: 9780415258173

This book is designed as a comprehensive comparative introduction to ethnicity in East and Southeast Asia since 1945. Each chapter covers a particular country looking at such core issues as:

* the ethnic minorities or groups in the country of concern, how many ethnic groups, population, language and culture group they belong to, traditional religions and arts
* government policy towards the ethnic minorities or groups
* the economies of the ethnic minorities or groups and the relation with the national economy;
* problems of national integration caused by the ethnic minorities or groups;
* the impact of ethnic issues on the country's overall foreign relations.