Nationalism Key Words

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Nation
A collection of people bound together by shared values and traditions, a common language religion and history, and usually occupying the same geographical area.
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Patriotism
Literally, love of one's fatherland; a psychological attachment and loyalty to one's nation or country.
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Chauvinism
Uncritical and unreasoned dedication to a cause or group, typically based on a belief in its superiority.
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Xenophobia
A fear or hatred of foreigners
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Colonialism
The theory or practice of establishing control over a foreign territory, usually by settlement or economic domination.
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Primordialism
The belief that nations are ancient and deep-rooted, fashioned, variously, out of psychology, culture and biology.
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Citizenship
Membership of a state; a relationship between the individual and the state based on reciprocal rights and responsibilities
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Ethnicity
A sentiment of loyalty towards a particular population, cultural group or territorial area; bonds that are cultural rather than racial.
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Constructivism
The theory that meaning is imposed on the external world by the beliefs and assumptions we hold; reality is a social construct.
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Sovereignty
The principle of absolute or unrestricted power expressed either as unchangeable legal authority or unquestionable political power
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Nation State
A sovereign political association within which citizenship and nationality overlap; one nation within a single state.
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Unification
The process through which a collection of separate political entities, usually sharing cultural characteristics, are integrated into a single state
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Seperatism
The quest to secede from a larger political formation with a view to establishing an independent state.
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Cultural nationalism
A form of nationalism that places primary emphasis on the regeneration of the nation as a distinctive civilization rather than on self-government.
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Ethnic nationalism
A form of nationalism that is fuelled primarily by a keen sense of ethnic distinctiveness and the desire to preserve it.
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Internationalism
A theory or practice of politics that is based on transnational or global cooperation; the belief that nations are artificial and unwanted formations.
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Tribalism
Group behavior characterized by insularity and exclusivity, typically fueled by hostility towards rival groups.
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Supranationalism
The ability of bodies with transnational or global jurisdictions to impose their will on nation-states.
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Militarism
The achievement of ends by military means, or the extension of military ideas, values and practices to civilian society.
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Jingoism
A mood of nationalist enthusiasm and public celebration provoked by military expansion or imperial conquest.
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Imperialism
The extension of control by one country over another, whether by overt political means or through economic domination.
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Pan-nationalism
A style of nationalism that is dedicated to unifying a disparate people either through expansionism or political solidarity.
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Racialism
A belief that racial divisions are politically significant, either because races should live apart of because they possess different qualities and are thus suited to different social roles.
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Free trade
A system of trading between states that is unrestricted by tariffs or other forms of protectionism.
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Literally, love of one's fatherland; a psychological attachment and loyalty to one's nation or country.

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Uncritical and unreasoned dedication to a cause or group, typically based on a belief in its superiority.

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A fear or hatred of foreigners

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The theory or practice of establishing control over a foreign territory, usually by settlement or economic domination.

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