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Cultural Identity and the Nation-State

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Philosophy,
  • Minority Studies - General,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • State, The,
  • Political,
  • Social Science / Ethnology,
  • Minorities,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Ethnicity,
  • Multiculturalism,
  • Nationalism

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCarol C. Gould (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8246576M
    ISBN 100847696774
    ISBN 109780847696772

    Douglas Spitz shows the extent of the decline of the old secular vision of India of the independence generation; Alan LeBaron traces the recent emergence of an assertive Mayan identity among a submerged populace in Guatemala, long thought to be destined for Ladinoization. Edited by Johnetta B. The strategic manipulator is a person who begins to regard all senses of identity merely as role-playing exercises, and who gradually becomes alienated from his or her social "self". Dordrecht: Springer; Zajda, J.

    For Gergen, these strategies follow one another in phases, and they are linked to the increase in popularity of postmodern culture and the rise of telecommunications technology. LaFromboise Et Al. The main one is to deny "the other" the status of a "valid culture": "only our culture is universally human. A trans-cultural culture neither radically opposes itself to other cultures nor refuses their intrusion, while a defective culture stimulates the intrusion of alien elements that are explicitly acknowledged as such. This becomes increasing challenging in stigmatized jobs or "dirty work" Hughes,

    And we need more readers reading what they harvest. Globalisation and Higher Education Reforms. Edited by Micaela Di Leonardo. Moreover, those relations are never relations of equality, since they never exist in an isolated form: the complex web of relationships created by the superposition of political, economic, scientific, and cultural relation, turns any relation between two cultures into an unequal one.


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Cultural Identity and the Nation-State book

Amid these changes, Fukuyama writes, identity politics has come to the fore, and it has become our common culture, no longer the province of a party or side. The surroundings, the environment, the people in these places play a factor in how one feels about the culture they wish to adopt.

The concept and actuality of the nation state can be compared and contrasted with that of the multinational state, city state, empire, confederation, and other state forms with which it may overlap.

Hill, Jane H. Anderson argued that the first European nation-states were thus formed around their "national print-languages. The philosopher is Kwame Anthony Appiaha cosmopolitan by background and choice who argues that we are all citizens of the world.

Many people socialize and interact with people in one culture in addition to another group of people in another culture. University of California Press,pp. Ultimately it is this fraternity that makes it possible, over the past two centuries, for so many millions of people, not so much to kill, as willingly to die for such limited imaginings.

Cultural identity

And we need more readers reading what they harvest. In matters of "foreign policy," this superiority complex naturally leads to assuming the role of "cultural guide" for the more primitive people.

Like any attachment, nationalism can become dysfunctional if excessively applied. This tends to allow people to share a way of life that generally links individuals in a certain culture that is identified by the people of that group.

Equally, an individual can use markers of identity to exert influence on other people without necessarily fulfilling all the criteria that an external observer might typically associate with such an abstract identity.

Both the defensive and defective attitudes can be called reactive, since they explicitly react against either the presence or the absence of cultural migrations.

Many philosophical schools derive from rejecting Hegel, and diverse traditions of acceptance and rejection have developed. Whiteley, Peter.

The Rising Tide of Cultural Pluralism: The Nation

Finally, the relational self is a perspective by which persons abandon all sense of exclusive self, and view all sense of identity in terms of social engagement with others.

On the other, with an issue so fraught and a world so full of rage, each author could have made good use of a rental car and the Voice Memos app.

Does it explicitly oppose itself to "the other"? I've never lived there. Robins, Kevin. Fukuyama does have his criticisms, however. Such approaches are liberating in their recognition of the role of the individual in social interaction and the construction of identity.

How we act and how our schemas contribute to our positions are the building blocks of your overall cultural identity. Often, such an attitude is a reaction against what is seen as "unfruitful provincialism": the local production is not really considered defective or uninteresting, but is expected to reach beyond its local context.

Herzfeld rejects the notion that such atavistic appearing behavior represents an embracing of modernity. The bar, sadly, is our brawling country — and others like it.

Handler, Richard. The researchers concluded that most studies find that being bicultural, having a combination of having a strong ethnic and national identity, yields the best adaptation in the new country of residence. Hall, for example, suggests treating identity as a process, to take into account the reality of diverse and ever-changing social experience.

He specialises in globalisation and education policy reforms, social justice, history education and values education.Dec 10,  · Surely it depends upon the strength or relative absence of a desire to maintain the State, among its citizens.

And of course this will differ hugely between different Countries. It would be most surprising if the sense of nationhood were equally. This book brings together her perceptive conclusions." John Rex, University of Warwick "The Identity of Nations is a trenchant analysis of the nature of national identity and contemporary challenges to its continued primacy by a scholar with impeccable credentials." Walker Connor, Middlebury CollegeCited by: Sep 30,  · The Future of the Nation-State book.

Essays on Cultural Pluralism and Political Integration. On the one hand people endeavour to maintain and develop their cultural identity; on the other there are many forces for international integration.

How to understand and explain this fundamental issue is illuminated in nine essays by eminent atlasbowling.com by: The contributions in this book arrive at a critical moment in the development of the study of national cultures and musicology.

World History/The Rise of Nationalism and the Nation

The book ranges from considerations of the ideological focus of cultural nationalism through to analyses of musical hybridity and musical articulations of other kinds of identities at odds with national identity.

about societal issues, citizenship rights and belonging. Issues of identity have gained significance in offering explanations for social and political concerns and as a way of justifying social and cultural change (Isin and Wood ). This book addresses the question: How do national frameworks of the.

identity with membership of the state ignoring that, although all nations have a national identity, not all of them have a state of their own. In the second part, I offer an alternative definition of national identity, which draws on some aspects of Smith’s work on the relevance of history, territory and culture.