Post Tagged with: "nationalism"

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.

Interview – Anthony D. Smith

Interview – Anthony D. Smith

Professor Anthony D. Smith answers your questions about the origin of nations, changing conceptions of nationhood in the EU, and the links between nationalism and genocide.

Review – Never Forget National Humiliation

Review – Never Forget National Humiliation

The over-arching quest for nationalist legitimacy by the CCP is at the very heart of Zheng Wang’s must-read for anyone interested in post-Tiananmen Chinese nationalism.

‘A Slippery Slope?’ The Impact of Scottish Independence on Wales

‘A Slippery Slope?’ The Impact of Scottish Independence on Wales

With different historical legacies, independence for Scotland would not mean the same for Wales. Though, it might well instigate a break-up of Britain into component, federal parts.

Is the Independence Issue Back on the Agenda in Quebec?

Is the Independence Issue Back on the Agenda in Quebec?

Quebecers may be hesitant to accept complete independence for Quebec. But even if Quebec sovereignty is currently not the vibrant force that it used to be, the larger question of Quebec’s place in the Canadian federation remains unresolved.

Growing up a Proud Racist in Burma

Growing up a Proud Racist in Burma

As a former racist who grew up thinking that those deemed to pose a threat to Burma’s sovereignty and Buddhist identity should be ‘gassed’, I feel a deep chill thinking about what Burmese society is evolving into.

Nationalism, the Parti Quebecois, and the 2012 Quebec General Election

Nationalism, the Parti Quebecois, and the 2012 Quebec General Election

The election of Pauline Marois should be seen as another nationalist challenge to Canada’s national unity. Yet, with only 32 percent of the popular vote, her powers to hold a referendum are constrained.

Nationalism, Racism and the Olympic Industry

Nationalism, Racism and the Olympic Industry

Racism works hand-in-hand with international rivalries and tensions to generate media firestorms. In this respect, the Olympic industry’s reliance on rhetoric of international peace and friendship has long lacked any credibility.

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