Ethnic Conflict and Political Stability in Multiethnic Societies: A Complex Interplay


  • Dr. Maryam Malik Lahore University of Management Sciences Author


Ethnic conflict, political stability, multiethnic societies, ethnic tensions, governance, conflict resolution, social cohesion


This scholarly article delves into the intricate relationship between ethnic conflict and political stability in multiethnic societies. It examines the factors that contribute to ethnic tensions, explores the mechanisms through which these tensions erupt into conflict, and analyzes the impact of such conflicts on the stability of the political system. Drawing upon relevant theoretical frameworks and empirical evidence, the article argues that ethnic conflict represents a significant threat to political stability in multiethnic societies, necessitating proactive measures to address underlying grievances and foster inclusive governance.