Nationalism


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Nationalism

The philosophy in which one promotes the interests of one's own country or ethnic group over others. For example, nationalism may advocate secession of a region to form a new country in which one's own ethnic group predominates. What qualifies as a "nation" in nationalist terms is a matter of some disagreement.
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Many Palestinians feel that the retraction of Arab nationalism is helpful in that it downsized Palestinian nationalist expectations and forced Palestinian leaders to negotiate along a more moderate platform.
Chapters four and five explore the development and interplay of separatist ethnic nationalism and civic nationalism.
This assigns a specific character to Kurdish nationalism, setting it apart from classical nationalism in Europe," explains Vali.
Mr Al Derazi said the conference would aim to forge relationship between nationalism and equality in opportunities.
It has long been established that civic nationalism came to fruition in the United States with the defeat of the Confederacy and the redefinition of the United States as a unified Nation rather than merely a Union of separate states.
The surges of nationalist sentiment that induced a group of academics in the mid-1960s to produce a book on Canadian nationalism were quebecois nationalism and Canadian economic nationalism.
Regarding nationalistic awareness, what is special to Kurdish nationalism is that its awareness has been rooted in a kind of resistance identity.
Using this criterion, McDougall bestows on Tawfiq al-Madani the distinction of being the most articulate pioneer of Algeria's nationalism (p.
A new collection of 14 essays, Canadas of the Mind: The Making and Unmaking of Canadian Nationalism in the Twentieth Century, edited by Norman Hillmer and Adam Chapnick, improves our understanding of Canadian nationalism in the early and middle periods of the 20th century.
What should moral philosophers of today say about nationalism and national identity?
At the same time, but largely out of range of scholars of British Romantic nationalism, ascendant theorists, Homi Bhabha, Benedict Anderson, and Terry Eagleton, building on the work of Eric Hobsbawm and Terence Ranger, have pushed further, exposing the invented, opportunistic, or fictitious character of those apparently natural givens, tradition and organic community, as the real foundation for modern nationalism.
To be fair, both authors handle Black nationalism with some nuance and sensitivity.