Causes and Consequences of Ethnic Politics

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Recent scholarship has emphasized that overlapping markers of identity cause conflict when mapping upon extant group identities. For this either economic, political, or social identities provide a fertile background. Most scholars, accept that inequalities lead to grievances, which implies that they are also perceived as such by individuals. The papers on this panel query what constitutes the effects and how we can divorce these from causes of ethnic conflict and identity driven conflicts.