Post Tagged with: "national identity"

Russian Society and the Conflict in Ukraine: Masses, Elites and Identity

Russian Society and the Conflict in Ukraine: Masses, Elites and Identity

The way Russians comprehend the conflict with Ukraine is fundamentally conditioned by nationalism, but this nationalism is not necessarily xenophobic and aggressive.

Does Brexit Herald a Re-assertion of the Nation-state?

Does Brexit Herald a Re-assertion of the Nation-state?

When it comes to a re-assertion of nations, states or nation-states we may not see clear or uniform patterns.

A Goal at a Time: Sports and Kosovo’s Statehood

A Goal at a Time: Sports and Kosovo’s Statehood

Battling the everyday struggles of a lagging economy, it is the next goal or gold medal that Kosovo greatly relies on for the dissemination of its political voice.

Islam, National Identity and Choices of Faith in the Post-Communist Balkans

Islam, National Identity and Choices of Faith in the Post-Communist Balkans

In the prevailing nationalist discourse any discoveries of faith raise the suspicion of a religious obscurantism, extra-territorial allegiances, or threats of terrorism.

Roots and Features of Modern Ukrainian National Identity and Nationalism

Roots and Features of Modern Ukrainian National Identity and Nationalism

State politics since Ukraine’s independence were aimed at the consolidation of the homogeneity in culture and language of the dominance of Ukrainian cultural traditions

The Private Life of a Nation in Crisis

The Private Life of a Nation in Crisis

National TV fiction should not be excluded from the study of world politics, as it maintains a strong connection with a given culture’s everyday experiences.

How to Create British Values

How to Create British Values

There is nothing wrong with endorsing freedom, tolerance and respect for the law as values. But claiming that they emerge from a particular national identity is divisive.

Review – China: The Pessoptimist Nation

Review – China: The Pessoptimist Nation

Pessoptimist, coined to describe the combination of positive and negative feelings China has about itself and others, is an apt neologism to describe China’s bipolar sense of national identity, formed from a confused superiority and inferiorly complex that has emerged from its recent economic growth and historical humiliation.

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