The Innovative Path to Solve the Problem of Urban Ethnic Affairs: The Relief Theory and Its Practical Application


Based on analyzing the characteristics of urban ethnic affairs problem in the new period, using Coser’s the theory of relief valve, combining the sound organization system, solid legal basis and good social reputation and solid grass-roots work experience of Urban Ethnic Affairs department, this paper raises its positioning as the Urban Ethnic Affairs “safety valve”, which has a comparative advantage, and improves the “safety valve” in the governance of urban ethnic work ability and promotes to build a harmonious society by the day-to-day management, expanding the work area, adjusting the “safety valve” threshold, establishing of emergency security system, and playing to the leverage effect to uphold the service consciousness.

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Gao, J. (2015) The Innovative Path to Solve the Problem of Urban Ethnic Affairs: The Relief Theory and Its Practical Application. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 3, 137-143. doi: 10.4236/jss.2015.38016.

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