By Martin Holland
This moment version seems on the first decade of the typical international and defense coverage (CFSP) of the eu Union. based first and foremost of the Balkan wars within the Nineties and celebrating its 10th anniversary within the wake of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the CFSP has definitely confronted huge demanding situations. This e-book explores how the CFSP has coped and the way it must adapt for you to live on the future.
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44 It is for this reason that inter-ethnic relations, insofar as commercial activities are concerned, bear the characteristics of class relationships. The ecologic aspect of interaction between city and countryside, or between urban metropolis and community, in fact conceals specific social relationships between certain kinds of persons who hold differential positions with respect to the means of production and the distribution of wealth. 3 Social Stratification There are essentially two ways in which to consider the relationships between Indians and Ladinos: that which only considers two ethnic groups, two cultures brought to a more or less close contact, which might be called the culturalistic perspective; and that which takes as its point of departure the existence of the whole society, of a single socioeconomic structure in which these two ethnic groups perform differentiated roles, and which might be called the structuralist perspective.
Indian- Ladino acculturation is a process operating on several levels. Adams foresees the ladinization of Guatemala, while in Mexico there is some talk about the integration of Indians into the Ladino culture. Yet it is necessary to study which aspects of Indian culture will be transformed in this process. Here it is convenient to distinguish structural from cultural. Those cultural 36 2 Classes, Colonialism and Acculturation elements intimately associated with the corporate structure of the community and with inter-ethnic stratification will surely disappear with the transformation of the colonial situation into a class situation.
Basically, it is the corporate community itself which limits the economic possibilities of its members. In Chamula, members of the Council sometimes purposefully choose for the presidency individuals whose relative wealth is well known. This is obviously justified by the fact that wealthy persons can more easily perform their duties. 50 Individual economic pre-eminence is not transformed into prestige. It arises, individually, through positions held in the political-religious structure. The political organization of the community is a means to redistribute wealth and channel people’s energy into service to the community.
Common Foreign and Security Policy: The First Ten Years 2nd Edition (Continuum Studies in Citizenship) by Martin Holland
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