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Synonyms for nationalism

Synonyms for nationalism

love of country and willingness to sacrifice for it

the doctrine that your national culture and interests are superior to any other

the aspiration for national independence felt by people under foreign domination

the doctrine that nations should act independently (rather than collectively) to attain their goals

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The 21st century has seen a major deterioration in Arab nationalism.
As a result, republicanism and Republican Party hegemony inhibited the development of class consciousness and ethnic nationalism.
Kurdish nationalism emerged after World War I with the break-up of the Ottoman Empire which had successfully integrated - but not assimilated - the Kurds.
The idea is to build cultural awareness amidst all members of society, and enrich their sense of nationalism towards their country," he said.
While on paper, the three organizations might have been best served by ethnic nationalism, and it should be noted that Snay considers race an ethnically defined characteristic, it was "civic nationalism [that] became the dominant paradigm by which each group forged its collective identity" (17).
In his account of the interaction of aboriginal nationalism with Canada's mega-constitutional politics, Michael Behiels thinks that First Nations' aspirations for recognition were too extreme.
72), nationalism can indicate "a language and symbolism of the nation and its role.
These three paradoxes are clearly illustrated in the Algerian national movement, which James McDougall has masterfully tackled in History and the Culture of Nationalism in Algeria.
Few of the Confederation delegates in 1864--65 conceived of federal union in nationalist terms, and few thought a Canadian nationalism was possible.
As Berlin described it, nationalism holds that "the essential human unit in which [human] nature is fully realised is not the individual, or a voluntary association .
To counter the separationist projects of nationalisms in their various forms, be they settler-colonial nationalisms or "indigenous" nationalisms, Boyarin proposes what he calls the "diasporized" state.
This interesting new study brings together two concepts which, taken separately, are well-established tools in the rhetorical bag of tricks of every modern student of Romanticism: nationalism and irony.
A Nation-State by Construction: Dynamics of Modern Chinese Nationalism.
She treats ethnicity and nationalism as different phenomena and does not regard ethno-nationalism as a natural part of a group's self-awakening.