Flashcards in Vocab Deck (14)
A collection of people bound together by shared values and traditions, a common language, religion, history. They usually occupy the same geographical area
Literally live of Ines fatherland; a psychological attachment to ones nation or country.
A sovereign political association within which citizenship and nationality overlap; one nation in a single state.
Any form of scientific or quasi scientific theory about race, the relationship between races or the history of racial development. It has political implications, it changes the way a government treats a certain race e.g segregation, isolation, genocide
The General Will
An idea created by Jean-Jacques Rousseau. It is the common collective will of the entire community provided that the members of that community act selflessly.
Defined biologically or genetically; it refers to a group of people who are supposedly united by blood or inheritance
Of the same kind of nature; essentially alike e.g. Japan's population
This is the idea that a people who have a just claim to nationhood should be granted the right to form their own government and to determine for themselves the manner in which they are governed.
The belief that the nation is or should be, the central unit of political organisations
Exclusive concepts of nationalism stress unity of nations based on ethnicity, race, shared history, language
Inclusive concepts of nationalism highlight civic consciousness and patriotic loyalty. Nations can be multi-ethnic and multi-racial etc. It stresses shared values over shared "blood"
The perception that indicate can be meaningfully categorised into ethnic/ biological groups and that there is a hierarchy that is attached to them.
Extreme and emotional nationalism, often characterised by an aggressive foreign policy, accompanied by eagerness to wage war.