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Comments on the Design and Direction of the Comparative Study of Identity Conflicts Project
Pages 93-96

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... In Uzbekistan, in contrast, political opposition is mobilizing on the basis of religion (an Islamic Wahhabi opposition versus a more or less secular regime)
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... . Militant Islam in the North Caucasus, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and elsewhere is seen by national authorities as the greatest threat to internal order because it provides the only remaining effective ideology of resistance for the opposition movements.
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... available to the readerships of the respective parties to a conflict. These options include symbolic acts, such as flattering the other side instead of insulting it, allowing the leaders of other parties to sit at the table as equals; particular policies, for example, preferential versus discriminatory treatment, particularly in the field of language/education; and particular institutions (itself a vast topic for example, territorial or nonterritorial autonomy, the electoral system, presidential versus parliamentary systems and subtypes, ethnic set-asides, full-blown consociationism, gerrymandering to increase/decrease representation)

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