A2 Geography- Conflict

Origins of Conflict- Identity

 

Identity

 •Identity is described as a sense of belonging to a group or geographical area where there is a similar generic character, similairty or distingusihing feature.

 •This may be the ethnicity, langauge and religion.

 •Conflict may arise when a group of people feel there identity is in danger

 

Scales

 •Nationalism: loyalty and devotion to a nation. Only the interests and culture of that nation is promoted.

 •Regionalism: consciousness of and loyalty to a distinct region within that nation. This may lead to the development of a political or social system based on the areas.

 •Localism: an affection for a particular place, often displayed through nimbysim (not in my back yard).

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Origins of Conflict- Identity

Identity

 •Identity is described as a sense of belonging to a group or geographical area where there is a similar generic character, similairty or distingusihing feature.

 •This may be the ethnicity, langauge and religion.

 •Conflict may arise when a group of people feel there identity is in danger

 

Scales

 •Nationalism: loyalty and devotion to a nation. Only the interests and culture of that nation is promoted.

 •Regionalism: consciousness of and loyalty to a distinct region within that nation. This may lead to the development of a political or social system based on the areas.

 •Localism: an affection for a particular place, often displayed through nimbysim (not in my back yard).

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