wk 4 nations and nationalism

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Nations And Nationalism
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Idea of the “Nation” Nation has objective and subjective elements: Based on language, ethnicity, religion, culture, historic ties to land, It is a shared identity Nation NOT a state Calling oneself a nation is a political act
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Ethnie and nation An e thnie : ethnic group sharing common traits: a common name, ancestry, shared memories, culture, links to a homeland and solidarity (Smith 1987: 22-30) A nation : based on objective elements and their subjective belief in the nation
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Nations are a Modern Phenonmena Emerged in the 19 th and 20 th centuries Emerged from the French Revolution Nations are the products of “modern” conditions: Capitalism and industrialisation Bureaucracy and secularism Mass communication Nations are not given; they are resources for elite power struggles
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Ethnies are Premodern/Perennial Ethnic groupings have always existed, the nation is a modern form Has always existed on the basis of:
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course POLITICS 1102 taught by Professor Unknown during the Three '09 term at University of Sydney.

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