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Ethnic composition and crisis in South Asia

Ethnic composition and crisis in South Asia

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Published by Global Vision Publishing in Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnic conflict -- South Asia.,
  • Ethnology -- South Asia.,
  • Ethnic relations.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 1001-1015) and index.

    Statementedited by H.P. Chattopadhyay, S.K. Sarkar.
    ContributionsChattopadhyaya, Haraprasad., Sarkar, S. K.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS339.2 .E84 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. (xi, 1038 p.)
    Number of Pages1038
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19531204M
    ISBN 108187746718, 8187746726, 8187746734, 8187746742

    Madheshi people comprise Brahmin and Dalit caste groups as well as ethnic groups such as Maithils, Bhojpuri and Bajjika speaking people. Many of these groups share cultural traditions, educational and family ties with people living south of the international border in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.   Myanmar, often referred to as Burma, is a nation in South East Asia. The country has an estimated population of million people. Myanmar is a multi-ethnic country with at least distinct ethnic groups recognized by the government. Bamar people are the predominant ethnic group at 68% of the Myanmar population.

    Body Composition. For a given BMI, South Asians have a higher amount of total body fat compared to Caucasians 20 and higher amounts of abdominal adipose tissue including both subcutaneous fat and visceral fat. 15,21 Adipose tissue is an active endocrine organ and intra-abdominal adipose tissue is strongly linked to IR in South Asians. 22 The increased risk of diabetes in South Asians is. The population of the country is divided into the following ethnolinguistic groups: Pashtun, Tajik, Hazara, Uzbek, Aymāq, Turkmen, Baloch, Pashai, Nuristani, Gujjar, Arab, Brahui, Pamiri and a few others. The Afghan National Anthem and the Afghan Constitution mention a total of 14 ethnic groups.

      Washington, D.C., J - President Nixon and his national security adviser Henry Kissinger saw India as a "Soviet stooge" during the South Asia crisis of , downplayed reports of Pakistani genocide in what is now Bangladesh, and even suggested that China intervene militarily on Pakistan's side, according to startling new documentation from White House files and . Asia Rohingya crisis demonstrates consequences of statelessness. Rohingya Muslims are a people without a state. This is at the center of an ongoing humanitarian crisis in South Asia and the.


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