Home > Artículos > Filtro publicación > Interacciones grupales e individuales > Publicaciones > Social identities and conflict in Chile: the role of historical and political processes

Filtro publicación

agosto 9, 2016

Social identities and conflict in Chile: the role of historical and political processes

Springer

2016

Roberto González, Monica Gerber, Héctor Carvacho

Chapter

In book: Understanding Peace and Conflict Through Social Identity Theory: Contemporary and World-Wide Perspectives, Publisher: Springer, Editors: McKeown Jones, S, Haji, R. & Ferguson, N.

Abstract

In this chapter, we seek to integrate historical and contextual perspectives with socio-psychological theories to better understand the development of social identities and conflicts in Chile. Specifically, we analyse across different contexts, ethnic identity, national identity in the context of immigration, political, gender and social class identities. We address the historical background that gave rise to status and power differences, the nature of these intergroup relations and the conflicts associated with the groups involved. We conclude by arguing that in order for a modern society to tackle the challenges imposed by multiculturalism and social diversity, historical and political processes need to be considered, in addition to the needs of belonging, distinctiveness and factors that might threaten social identities. Fostering opportunities to experience positive intergroup encounters, in which, groups can learn from each other and more importantly, can live in peace without feeling threatened by the presence of other groups is seen as crucial.


Paper Relacionados

  • How do party systems shape insurgency levels? A comparison of four nineteenth-century Latin American republics
    mayo 23, 2016

    Social Science History. 2016. Nicolas Somma. Abstract This article explores how variations in party systems shape the intensity of insurgency against ...

    Seguir leyendo
  • Del Mediterráneo a Santiago pasando por París y otras partes: un comentario sobre refugio y migración internacional
    noviembre 15, 2016

    Revista Análisis del Año. 2015.  Cristian Doña-Reveco Introducción A principios de septiembre de este año una imagen recorrió el mundo. La imag...

    Seguir leyendo