Post Tagged with: "nationalism"

Time, Power and Inequalities

Time, Power and Inequalities

Time is neither ‘natural’ nor just. It is used, valued and understood in ways that reflect and sustain economic, social and political inequalities.

Hindutva and Citizenship in India: Helping Refugees or Building Vote Banks?

Hindutva and Citizenship in India: Helping Refugees or Building Vote Banks?

The amendment of the citizenship act in India is expected to have fierce resistance, accusing the BJP of trying to push a Hindu-Nationalist agenda and build vote banks.

Vegans Vs. Sausage-wielding Nationalists; Or, How I Miffed Your Motherland

Vegans Vs. Sausage-wielding Nationalists; Or, How I Miffed Your Motherland

The sausage-throwing incident at a vegan cafe’ in Georgia reveals plenty about what the problem is with veganism in the post-Soviet world.

Implications of the Securitisation of Migration

Implications of the Securitisation of Migration

The securitization of migration reinforces a politics of fear and racism.

Edited Collection – Restoring Indigenous Self-Determination: Theoretical and Practical Approaches

Edited Collection – Restoring Indigenous Self-Determination: Theoretical and Practical Approaches

Indigenous peoples find themselves locked in power struggles with states and transnational actors who resist their claims, raising important questions in theory and practice.

Putin’s Nationalism Problem

Putin’s Nationalism Problem

The Ukraine crisis had contributed to the increase of support for Putin, but he will most likely fail to satisfy the aspirations of such a diverse group of supporters.

Interview – Santiago Zabala

Interview – Santiago Zabala

Professor Zabala shares his insights on the irrelevance of nationality, the continuing relevance of Marx, and explains how Hugo Chávez bears similarities to Barack Obama.

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

What’s So Bad about Citizenship Testing?

What’s So Bad about Citizenship Testing?

Citizenship tests construct an ideal remote to the majority of citizens and noncitizens. They reinforce the constructions of difference which deepen divisions in society.

Cornwall and the Politics of Recognition

Cornwall and the Politics of Recognition

Is it possible to recognize a minority people without undermining the unity of the broader political community, or setting in train a process which ends in the breakup of that larger community?

Review – Endgame for ETA: Elusive Peace in the Basque Country

Review – Endgame for ETA: Elusive Peace in the Basque Country

Whitfield does a great job introducing a key contemporary conflict. Important themes, however, are buried under her otherwise excellent historical analysis.

The Resurgence of Right-Wing Extremism in Greece: A Not So Golden Dawn

The Resurgence of Right-Wing Extremism in Greece: A Not So Golden Dawn

The fight against Golden Dawn will have an effect, if Greece galvanizes mature political discourse and a new set of institutions based on representation, impartiality, tolerance, and meritocracy.

Europe’s Border Disorder

Europe’s Border Disorder

As the best way to appraise the significance of its border disorder, the EU needs to realize that both its external and internal borders are just different levels of the same political theatre.

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