Nationalism overall

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  • Created on: 29-05-13 14:58
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  • Nationalism
    • Definition: A belief that the nation is the central principle of organisation
      • Humans are naturally divided into distinct nations
      • The nation is the only legitimate unit of political rule
    • Not really an ideology
      • A Minogue- set of ideas not a theory
      • No clear definition of best political system
      • No suggestion of how to organise society
      • No developed set of values
    • Types
      • Anti/post colonial- linked to socialism (China & Kenya)
      • Liberal- classical political nationalism wants to bring borders of the state into line with the boundaries of the nation
      • Aggressive- Fascism, very destructive
      • Conservative - Gaullism


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A simple but effective overview, students might aim to use this as a starting point from which the mind map is further developed.

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