Lecture8 - Nationalism: Definitions State: A sovereign...

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State: A sovereign political territory Patriotism: loyalty to the state. Nation: a self-aware group that 1. Shares a sense of culture, tradition, history and common identity 2. Is attached to some territory 3. Possess political aspirations Nation-state • A nation with its own political territory. Ethnic Group: a self-aware group that shares a sense of kinship, culture, tradition, history and common identity. a. Homeland society: territory b. Diaspora community: dislocated Ethno-national Group: a self-aware group that 1. Shares a sense of kinship, culture, tradition, history and common identity. 2. Is attached to some territory. 3. Possess political aspirations. Nationalism 1. Loyalty to the Nation 2. Belief in the primacy of National identity. 3. The effort to develop and propagate a national identity 4. Establishes a link between politics and culture: the cultural unit becomes the political unit. National Self-Determination • Self-government by the nation, for the nation. Number of States: 197 Number of Nations: 6,000 Two Broad Types of Nationalism 1. Cultural Nationalism • Goal renewal of the National Culture • Response to cultural imperialism 2. Political Nationalism • Goal: Acquisition of material gain. Response to political/ economical competition
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