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Realistic Group Theory Muzafer Sherif , In Common Predicament (1966) & The Robbers' Cave Experiment (1988) hostility between two groups results from real or perceived conflicting goals which generate intergroup competition. Psychological Theories of Ethnic Conflict.

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Realistic Group Theory

Muzafer Sherif, In Common Predicament (1966) & The Robbers' Cave Experiment (1988)

hostility between two groups results from real or perceived conflicting goals which generate intergroup competition

Psychological Theories of Ethnic Conflict

Psychoanalytic Theory

  • Vamik Volkan, Bloodlines: From Ethnic Pride to Ethnic Terrorism (1998), Marc Howard Ross, The Management of Conflict (1993)

  • minorities attract hatred, suspicion, rage of majority because of their characteristics and serve as reservoirs of the majority's negative self-images

Social Identity Theory

  • Henri Tajfel, Human Groups and Social Categories (1981), Michael Billig, Social Psychology and Intergroup Relations (1976), and Donald Horowitz, Ethnic Groups in Conflict (1985)

  • people strive for a positive social identity through social comparisons


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Backward Groups

PoorLazy

TraditionalInefficient

EasygoingIgnorant

PoliteDocile

ProudIndolent

LeisurelyFeudal

Submissive

Unintelligent

Lacking initiative

Dependent

Spendthrift

Advanced Groups

EnterprisingCoarse

Clever Aggressive

Ambitious Ruthless

Thrifty Money-hungry

IndustriousPushy

ShrewdNepotistic

SuccessfulTribalistic

Efficient Stingy

Frugal Arrogant

Crafty Cunning

IntelligentClannish

Energetic

Resourceful

Serious

Progressive

Character Features Attributed to Backward and Advanced Groups(Horowitz 1985: 169)


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