Nationalism keywords

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A collection of people bound together by shared values and traditions, usually occupying the same geographical area
Nation
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Uncritical and unreasoned dedication to a cause or group, typically based on a belief in its superiority
Chauvinism
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The theory or practice of establishing control over a foreign territory, usually by settlement or economic domination
Colonialism
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A form of nationalism that regards the nation as a natural political community, usually expressed through national self-determination
Political nationalism
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A form of nationalism that places primary emphasis on the regeneration of the nation as a distinctive civilisation rather than on self-government
Cultural nationalism
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A form of nationalism that's fuelled by a keen sense of ethnic distinctiveness and the desire to preserve it
Ethnic nationalism
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The belief that nations are ancient and deep-rooted, fashioned out of psychology, culture and biology
Primordialism
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A form of nationalism that emphasises political allegiance based on a vision of a community of equal citizens, allowing respect for ethnic and cultural diversity that doesn't challenge core civic values
Civic nationalism
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A sentiment of loyalty towards a certain population, bonds that are cultural rather than racial
Ethnicity
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The theory that meaning is imposed on the external world b the beliefs and assumptions we hold; reality is a social construct
Constructivism
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The principle of absolute and unrestricted power expressed either as unchallengeable legal authority of unquestionable political power
Sovereignty
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The genuine interests of a collective body, equivalent to the common good; the will of all, provided each person acts selflessly
General will
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A sovereign political association within which citizenship and nationality overlap; one nation within a single state
Nation-state
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The process through which a collection of separate political entities, are integrated into a single state
Unification
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The process through which a nation is liberated from foreign rule, usually involving the establishment of sovereign statehood
Independence
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The quest to secede from a larger political formation with a view to establishing an independent state
Separatism
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(German) Literally meaning the spirit of the people; the organic identity of a people reflected in their culture and their language
Volksgeist
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The belief that humans are culturally defined creatures, culture being the universal basis for the personal and social identity
Culturalism
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The ability of bodies with transnational or global jurisdictions to impose their will on non-nation states
Supranationalism
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The achievement of ends by military means or the extension of military ideas, values and practices to civilian society
Militarism
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A mood of nationalist enthusiasm and public celebration provoked by military expansion or imperial conquest
Jingoism
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A style of nationalism that's dedicated to unifying a disparate people either through expansionism or political solidarity
Pan-nationalism
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A belief that racial divisions are politically significant, either because races should live apart, or because they possess different qualities and thus suited to different social rules
Racialism
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The theory that the rights of, and obligations towards, members of one's own nation should enjoy moral priority over those related to members of other nations, a stance that implies moral relativism
Ethical nationalism
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A community whose cultural identity, political allegiances and psychological orientations cut across national borders
Transnational community
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A belief in a 'world state'. Morally it's a belief that the world constitutes a single moral community, in that people have obligations towards all other people in the world
Cosmopolitanism
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