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Complexity of Social Stability: a Model-to-model Analysis of Yugoslavia's Decline

Martin Neumann
2007 Interdisciplinary Description of Complex Systems  
In this paper a model-to-model analysis is described which compares a model of ethnic mobilisation with a model of hierarchy decline.  ...  driven by processes of ethnic mobilisation.  ...  [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] 2006 and at the Third Model-to-Model Workshop, Marseille, March 15-16, 2007. I would to thank participants in the discussion.  ... 
doaj:5279e5637a364701839032802f7db882 fatcat:in56nqi6gjar7f7prv4m42spba

Simulation Of Ethnic Conflicts In Former Jugoslavia

Suvad Markisic, Martin Neumann, Ulf Lotzmann
2012 ECMS 2012 Proceedings edited by: K. G. Troitzsch, M. Moehring, U. Lotzmann  
The paper describes an agent-based model of the escalation of inner-state ethnic conflicts. Model assumptions are derived from the case of the former Yugoslavia.  ...  The model consists of two agent classes: politicians, who enforce value orientations, and citizens, who form paramilitary militia.  ...  Troitzsch for enduring support in the process of the development of the model.  ... 
doi:10.7148/2012-0037-0043 dblp:conf/ecms/MarkisicNL12 fatcat:76lo7nerlzejjelii2vuytoiqm

Becoming British East Asian and Southeast Asian: Anti-racism, Chineseness, and Political Love in the Cultural and Creative Industries

Diana Yeh, City, University of London
2021 British Journal of Chinese Studies  
us as political agents of change.  ...  This article advances work on the 'British Chinese' by reconfiguring the boundaries of the field and expanding it beyond the cultural and linguistic transformations of an 'ethnic community'.  ...  "model minority" and repositions members as political actors and agents of change.  ... 
doi:10.51661/bjocs.v11i0.131 fatcat:yfcos7zsgja2jlmqlhi7uhfg74

Disruptive Norms: Assessing the Impact of Ethnic Minority Immigration on Nonimmigrant Voter Turnout Using a Complex Model

Thomas Loughran, Edward Fieldhouse, Laurence Lessard-Phillips, Lee Bentley
2019 Social science computer review  
An agent based modelling (ABM) approach provides us with an opportunity to isolate and test for the influence of these specific effects within a dynamic networked environment.  ...  During the campaign period, the amount of political discussion substantially increases and an agent can be 'mobilised' to vote by a party campaigner.  ...  the Ethnic Majority group enter and leave the model.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0894439318824264 fatcat:fbnq7nobtvfrfjal3lk3a2itk4

Ethnic entrepreneurship and the question of agency: the role of different forms of capital, and the relevance of social class

Maja Cederberg, Maria Villares-Varela
2018 Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies  
Our findings show that the entrepreneurs are active agents who play an important role in shaping ethnic businesses.  ...  This article explores the question of agency in ethnic entrepreneurship by looking at how entrepreneurs access and mobilise different kinds of resources.  ...  more broadly, insofar as it facilitates an exploration of a wide range of (interconnected) resources that are mobilised in ethnic businesses.  ... 
doi:10.1080/1369183x.2018.1459521 fatcat:qft25j5sufa5ha2hitoki67pru

Democratic Mobilisation in Immigrant Organisations

Marianne Takle
2013 Nordic Journal of Migration Research  
Immigrant organisations can serve as agents of political integration through projects, which aim to mobilise members to political participation.  ...  comprising three forms of democratic mobilisation: immigrant organisations function as a public arena for their members; they increase knowledge of political participation among members; and they develop  ...  It can be based on a formalistic understanding of democracy and is contingent on the immigrant organisations being member-based and that all members have an opportunity to participate in the election of  ... 
doi:10.2478/njmr-2013-0009 fatcat:ph6thg7idfayzdrzyajok64ezy

Essays on Transforming Security and Development in an Unequal World

Niagalé Bagayoko, Lyndsay McLean Hilker
2009 IDS Working Papers  
Founded in 1966, the Institute enjoys an international reputation based on the quality of its work and the rigour with which it applies academic skills to real world challenges.  ...  IDS hosts five dynamic research programmes, five popular postgraduate courses, and a family of worldclass web-based knowledge services.  ...  2 Exploring why particular identities (e.g. religious, ethnic) provide such an effective basis for political mobilisation and mobilisation into violence: In the wake of recent 'Islamist' terrorist attacks  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.2040-0209.2009.00322_2.x fatcat:ztnxuu6itzhjxis2fukd5j6r7a

Challenges in Modelling Social Conflicts: Grappling with Polysemy

Martin Neumann, Andreas Braun, Eva-Maria Heinke, Mehdi Saqalli, Armano Srbljinovic
2011 Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation  
Finally, guiding principles for model development are being discussed. We would like to invite readers of the Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation to 'sow the seeds' of this debate.  ...  Other dimensions include the relation of conflict and rationality and how to include non-rational factors into conflict models. This involves a conception of organized action.  ...  Acknowledgements The workshop of the SIG-SCSS was made possible thanks to generous funding from the ESSA. Notes  ... 
doi:10.18564/jasss.1818 fatcat:ac44ccpi7fgbvd33fsu7tt2uwa

Modelling the Dynamics of Securizitating National Identities

Martin Neumann
2012 Interdisciplinary Description of Complex Systems  
The architecture of a simulation model is described to test the extreme event hypothesis.  ...  Escalation of ethno-nationalist violence is described as an endogenous feature of the nation.  ...  This behaviour pattern is modelled as an agent with an eventually only modest degree of ethnic mobilisation, but also only a modest degree of mobilisation of civil values. 4th step: anomic system state  ... 
doi:10.7906/indecs.10.1.3 fatcat:oi674oamsncvvilyvg4ijfgn6m

Ethno-Mobilisation and its Consequences in Croatia

Antonija Petričušić
2011 Southeastern Europe  
Keywords ethno-mobilisation , ethnicity , nationalism , collapse of the Yugoslav federation , war in Croatia , Serb minority , minority rights , human rights Introduction Why would anyone today still be  ...  Namely, learning from the mistakes of the past is not only the model applied in personal life, but also in world politics.  ...  Ethno-mobilisation might be understood as an instrumentalisation of ethnicity, or in other words, the (mis)use of ethnicity by the elites in order to mobilize the masses for the realization of their political  ... 
doi:10.1163/187633311x545670 fatcat:lqi46rzn35bz5cjxges7zguime

Conclusions [chapter]

2017 Ethnicity and Nationalism in Italian Politics  
of the party, they have retained an electoral base.  ...  according to the logical positivist model of science.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315256054-13 fatcat:osphjxsbarexvfyr5zvsoptm4i

Ethnocracy Without Groups: Conceptualising Ethnocratiser States Without Reifying Ethnic Categories

Katie Attwell
2015 Ethnopolitics  
ABSTRACT This article advances a non-groupist understanding of the foundation, operation and self-perpetuation of states that scholars have hitherto labelled ethnocracies or ethnic democracies.  ...  Reconceptualising the doing of ethnicity as a process enables us to study internal dissent against ethnic privilege and consider its transformational capacity in inspiring new nationalist discourses.  ...  Acknowledgements The author thanks David Brown for his assistance in the development of these ideas, and the two anonymous reviewers for their suggested improvements.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17449057.2015.1035559 fatcat:yq7n26j7s5efbjxev5o3gjiaiy

Transcultural capital and emergent identities among migrant youth

Magdalena Arias Cubas, Taghreed Jamal Al-deen, Fethi Mansouri
2022 Journal of Sociology  
of an increasingly interconnected and diverse world.  ...  By re-conceptualising diversity and difference as agentic, transformational capitals to be valued, fostered and mobilised, this transcultural approach brings to the fore the multitude of skills, networks  ...  Declaration of conflicting interests The author(s) declared no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and/ or publication of this article.  ... 
doi:10.1177/14407833211066969 fatcat:5nan6mio7vbatdn6psngo42sgi

Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation in South Africa: Current limitations and future perspectives

S Grobbelaar, A E Mercier, E Verburgh, D Brittain, M S Pepper
2019 South African Medical Journal  
This review aims to provide an overview of HSCT and some of the challenges that are faced in the South African context.  ...  Success depends on optimal outcomes at various stages of the procedure including mobilisation of marrow stem/progenitor cells for harvesting from the patient or donor, long-term and sustainable engraftment  ...  This is due to ethnic diversity and unique genetic determinants making the likelihood of an international donor match unlikely.  ... 
doi:10.7196/samj.2019.v109i8b.013888 pmid:31662149 fatcat:327zrhsffncazlqu2qjiracgei

Ethnic Conflicts in South Asia

Shibashis Chatterjee
2005 South Asian Survey  
This article is an attempt to employ the constructivism of Alexander Wendt to understand ethnic conflicts in South Asia.  ...  In contrast to realist discourses that see only endless conflicts and an invariable security dilemma for groups, and liberalism that defines ethnic peace (or conflict) in terms of transaction costs and  ...  This was the case in India, for example, with the Dravidian movement drawing its sustenance and inspiration from a newly resurgent Tamil consciousness based on the mobilisation of Tamil ethnicity.  ... 
doi:10.1177/097152310501200106 fatcat:jnxqoqe7xfachix6pjtt2z7tlm
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