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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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Did republicanism's valorization of individual land ownership necessarily inhibit class and ethnic nationalist consciousnesses?
When it evolved into a radical ethnic nationalist organization, many non-Puerto Ricans adopted its special attention to Puerto Rican independence.
But instrumentalism does not thereby undermine the legitimacy of ethnic nationalist movements, since it endows them with the liberal virtue of rational self-interest.
Furthermore, due to its in creasing ethnic nationalist discourse, it has no presence in the Kurdish-majority towns.
Now, such a formulation lies on the opposite pole to the divisive arguments of religious sectarian ideologues, or those of ethnic nationalists, and can be seen to have a measure of historical validity.
We can blame ethnic nationalists for stoking hatred at the behest of the 'enemies of Pakistan' all we want, but the truth is that the nation-building project itself remains deeply flawed.
His death saw the rise of ethnic nationalists in power personified by the eventual president Slobodan Milosevic who pursued the idea of an exclusive Greater Serbia without minorities.
War soon emerged in BiH after the referendum, and the ethnic nationalists in the country tried to take control of territories they claimed as their own.
Ironically, in his relentless defense of ethnic nationalists, V"iatrovych ends up casting average Ukrainians in a bad light.
Afghanistan's secular groups and ethnic nationalists are all suspicious of Pakistan, so the only path in is through those who see a common, religious ideology.
China's other great fear is that ethnic nationalists in Tibet or Xinjiang, like democrats in Taiwan, might succeed in governing themselves.
The work of ethnic nationalists to rediscover histories that have been ignored in the official versions encouraged by the state might fall into this category, providing they do not merely mirror and reproduce the projective errors of the official histories they are arguing against.

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