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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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The essays that confront the role of gender in Black nationalisms also highlight the complexity of Black politics, addressing a range of concerns, including, but not limited to, the compatibility between feminist and nationalist politics and nationalismis relationship to the state.
Plaid's nationalism is based on acknowledging the people of Wales as a nation, having loyalty to it and working hard to enhance its well being and identity.
Nationalism and Social Theory is an accessible and cogent articulation of the ideas and practices that surround such questions.
Any careful analyst will recognize that official identity has been shaped not by limited westernization but through praxis of a third world nationalism deeply influenced from the 19th century nation-state model of Europe.
The authors include scholars from Germany, Britain, the United States, Australia, South Africa, Norway, the Czech Republic, Latvia, and Canada, and the essays are similarly wide-ranging, though only Beth Baron's analysis of Egyptian nationalism focuses individuals not of European background.
Explaining how all three forms of nationalism have vivid claims although none can claim to be the right one or the most liberal, Mr Brown points out that even strong civic nationalism may hide values that favour the majority.
is that nationalisms of all varieties cannot be understood without reflecting on the older political forms out of which they emerged: kingdoms, and especially empires of the premodern and early modern sorts.
Wright was particularly excited about the quarterly because "for the first time in Negro history problems such as nationalism in literature, perspective, the relation of the Negro to politics and social movements were formulated and discussed" ("Negro Writers" 7).
It has been observed that Chinese media played an important role in promoting nationalism since the 1990s (Huang and Lee, 2003).
This volume examines nationalisms and the emergence of national identities among the indigenous peoples of North America through 11 case studies.
So one has a variety of nationalisms to choose from.