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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When we talk about nationalism we imply patriotism.
The Arabic literary revival that had begun and continued to accelerate in the nineteenth century in the Levant, was one of the early gestures of nationalism in the Arabic-speaking provinces of the Ottoman Empire.
Nationalism is a great motive and potent force; it is also a powerful stimulant, an adrenaline, so to speak, that can catapult our country and our people to new heights of real achievements, progress and development.
The emerging pan-Islamic aspect of the changing notion of Pakistani nationalism was also backed by certain oil-rich Arab regimes who had seen modern Muslim nationalism as a hazard to their idea of faith and politics.
Uzer also provides brief biographies of key Kemalist ideologues, and discusses how Kemalist nationalism was redefined and appropriated by the later generation of politicians from the 1950s onwards.
Today, the debate on nationalism is wide open with varied and contrary viewpoints.
It will be argued that although they are useful and offer certain insights, their explanation of why contemporary Chinese news discourses have to strongly encourage nationalism is parochial.
Newfoundland arguably has neither the nationalism nor autonomism that would make this comparison work.
The Confederate nation did not endure (largely because slavery was a weak basis for distinctiveness), but more important for Quigley, the ambivalent way in which it was experienced by average men and women reveals that, contrary to its proponents, nationalism is "not a unitary or a total phenomenon" (217).
The book uses a Neoclassical Realist framework that treats nationalism as an intervening variable that mediates between external, systemic pressures and foreign policy outcomes.
Irish nationalism was contesting racism in its manifestations, but not yet in a position to deconstruct its underlying assumptions.
White, who has produced a number of important books about identity issues in Turkey, argues that Kemalist nationalism involves a vision of the nation as "unity of blood and race in which being Muslim is considered to be an essential component of having Turkish blood.