Post Tagged with: "Identity"

Religion in the European Union: The Neglected Variable

Religion in the European Union: The Neglected Variable

Despite the secularisation of European politics and other changes in the religious environment, a confessional culture still affects movement towards European unity.

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.

Religious Identities and the Escalation of Conflict between ISIS and the West

Religious Identities and the Escalation of Conflict between ISIS and the West

The impact achieved by ISIS through the use of new media serves to escalate the conflicts with the West and shape the religious identities of their target audience.

Popular Culture and Political Identity

Popular Culture and Political Identity

Images and emotions are everywhere in politics, and yet they have only recently become a serious and systematic topic of investigation in academia.

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

Brothers Grimm or Brothers Karamazov: The Myth and the Reality of How Russians and Ukrainians View the Other

Brothers Grimm or Brothers Karamazov: The Myth and the Reality of How Russians and Ukrainians View the Other

Ukrainians and Russians do not generally view each other in a hostile manner, however, each side views the current relations between the two in a different way.

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.

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?

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.

Foucault and International Relations

Foucault and International Relations

Though Michel Foucault remains a somewhat marginalized figure within international relations, the critical ethos he left behind has greatly inspired IR scholars.

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