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Comparative Civilizations  

David O. Wilkinson

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Subject:
Identity
The study of comparative civilization raises a variety of questions; for example, how “civilization” is related to “culture,” what criteria shall be used to distinguish one civilization ... More

Comparative Immigration Policy  

Jeannette Money

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
The research on comparative immigration policy is relatively recent, with the earliest dealing with significant immigrant inflows into Western Europe after World War II. Because of the ... More

Conceptual Debates in Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Migration  

Stephen J. Larin

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Subject:
Identity
Since the mid-nineteenth century, the term “ethnic” has come to mean “member of a group of people with a set of shared characteristics,” including a belief in common descent. As such, ... More

Culture and Foreign Policy Analysis  

Andrea Grove

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
There are several conceptions of culture which have become dominant in foreign policy analysis (FPA) in particular: culture as the organization of meaning, culture as value preferences, ... More

Devolution, Regional and Peripheral Nationalism  

André Lecours

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Identity
Social science scholars have repeatedly predicted the demise of regional (or peripheral) nationalism, from the late nineteenth century to the post-World War II period and in the 1990s. ... More

Emerging Themes and Issues in Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Migration Research  

Willem Maas

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Subject:
Identity
Ethnicity and nationalism, interethnic conflicts, and human migration have been major forces shaping the modern world and the structure and stability of contemporary states. A notable ... More

Ethnic Identities and Boundaries: Anthropological, Psychological, and Sociological Approaches  

Landon E. Hancock

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Identity
Ethnicity and identity are largely about boundaries; in fact, there is no way to determine one’s identity—ethnic or otherwise—without reference to some sort of boundary. In approaching the ... More

Ethnicity and Nationalism in Wars of Secession  

Jason Sorens

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
For some time, scholars have noticed that ethnic groups that are geographically concentrated or possess a “regional base” tend to become embroiled in anti-state rebellion at a much higher ... More

Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Colonialism  

Mehmet Sinan Birdal and Josephine Squires

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Identity
International relations theory has much to gain from studying ethnicity, nationalism, and colonialism. Research on nationalism has produced important theoretical contributions to ... More

Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Migration in East Asia  

Eunice Y. Kang, Hyung-Gu Lynn, and Apichai W. Shipper

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
Subject:
Identity
East Asian countries have varying levels of ethnic homogeneity. North and South Korea have long been considered among the most ethnically homogeneous nation-states in the world. In South ... More

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