Post Tagged with: "nationalism"

Would Scottish Independence Matter to Basques?

Would Scottish Independence Matter to Basques?

There has not been much consideration of how Scotland potentially seceding from the UK might impact the Basque movement in Spain. Despite the many similarities between the two cases, it is unlikely to have much impact.

South Sudan a Year On: Statehood in Perspective

South Sudan a Year On: Statehood in Perspective

As we approach the one-year anniversary of the South Sudanese state’s creation, the country is still plagued with many of the issues it has faced for decades. Indeed, it’s only because we have inflated expectations of states that we believed it would be any different.

Scottish Energy and Catalan Hope

Scottish Energy and Catalan Hope

The necessity to control one’s economic, political and cultural space in the global market seems to indicate that the separatist sentiment among the Scottish and the Catalans will continue to grow.

Nationalism in the 21st Century

Nationalism in the 21st Century

Nationalist ideology continues to shape global politics today, but twenty-first century nationalists must reconsider the meaning of self-determination, independence, autonomy and sovereignty in an increasingly interconnected world.

Walking Corpses

Walking Corpses

Hannah Arendt’s name has emerged at the forefront of contemporary writing on the possibility of cosmopolitan political forms. The central political issue, for Arendt, was one of appropriate foundation, that is, ‘the setting of a new beginning’ and of ‘lawgiving’. One could read Arendt’s entire theory of politics as an effort to work out the possibility of non-violent, non-imperial, non-ideological political founding.

Iranian nationalism: A theoretical dilemma

Iranian nationalism: A theoretical dilemma

This brief study aims to examine the emergence of Iranian nationalism and its implications of national independence in 1950s. Dr. Mosaddegh and his nationalist party Jebhe Milli Iran (Iranian National Front) will be the focus of this inquiry, which begins with a brief historical background to the origins of the party and the political climate of the time.

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