The religious factor in three minority movements: The Moro of the Philippines, the Malays of Thailand and Indonesia's West Papuans

The author explores three minority sub-nationalist movements: among the Philippine Muslims in the predominantly Christian Philippines; among the Malay Muslims in predominantly Buddhist Thailand, and among largely Christian and tradition-religious people of Irian Jaya (West Papua) in predominantly Mu...

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Published in:Journal
Main Author: May, Ronald J. 1939-
Format: Print Article
Language:English
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Published: 1991
In:Journal
Year: 1991, Volume: 12, Issue: 2, Pages: 307-320
Further subjects:B Buddhisten Islam Islamization Ethnischer Konflikt Colonialism Spain Vereinigte Staaten Guerillaverbände Malays Netherlands Internal policy Human rights violation
B Separatism
B Philippines Sulu Mindanao Indonesia Irian Jaya Thailand Minority Volksgruppe / Ethnische Bevölkerungsgruppe Muslime Christen Befreiungsbewegung / Independence movement Separatism
B Minority
B Philippines
B Christian
B Thailand
B Ethnic group
B Muslim
B Independence movement
B Indonesia
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Summary:The author explores three minority sub-nationalist movements: among the Philippine Muslims in the predominantly Christian Philippines; among the Malay Muslims in predominantly Buddhist Thailand, and among largely Christian and tradition-religious people of Irian Jaya (West Papua) in predominantly Muslim Indonesia. He observes similarities and differences in the three movements and in their relations with their respective national governments. (DÜI-Sen)
ISSN:0266-6952
Contains:In: Maʿhad Šu'ūn al-Aqallīyāt al-Muslima (Dschidda), Journal