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Comparative Civilizations  

David O. Wilkinson

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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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
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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
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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

Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Migration in Southeast Asia  

David Brown

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
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Identity
In southeast Asia, ethnic tensions and conflicts stem in large part from economic or power rivalries rather than cultural differences. The political relationships between ethnic identities ... More

Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Migration in Sub-Saharan Africa  

Patrick Ireland

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Identity
Migration has had a strong impact on the interplay between ethnicity and nationalism in Sub-Saharan Africa. Today’s ethnic map of Africa is the outcome of a lengthy history of comings and ... More

Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Migration in the Middle East  

Zeynep Sahin

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
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Identity
Since the second half of the 1940s, the Middle East has experienced intense migrations. In 2005 alone, the region received a total of approximately 6 million refugees. Migration flows to ... More

The Ethnic, Nationalist, and Religious Roots of Terrorism  

Mehmet Sinan Birdal and Josephine Squires

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Terrorism has been described variously as a tactic and strategy, a crime and a holy duty, as well as a justified reaction to oppression and an inexcusable abomination. Nationalist ... More

Ethnoreligious Data Collection  

Jonathan Fox

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
Collecting and examining datasets on ethnicity and religion involves translating and codifying real-world phenomena such as actions taken by governments and other groups into data which ... More

The Formation of Ethnic and National Identities  

Liah Greenfeld and Nicolas Prevelakis

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Mar 2010
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Jan 2018
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Identity
Nationalism is the worldview of the modern world. It is based on three fundamental principles: it is secular; it sees the members of the community defined as a nation as fundamentally ... More

Gender, Religion, and International Relations  

Amanda E. Donahoe

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Dec 2014
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Nov 2017
Gender, religion, and politics are closely intertwined, and both have a significant impact on international relations (IR). There is a large body of literature dedicated to the ... More

Geographic Insights into Political Identity  

Emily Gilbert

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
Moving away from the conventional geopolitical analyses of territory, states, and nations, geographical research is now focused on the ways in which political identities are constituted in ... More

Identity, Difference, and Development  

Sally Babidge and Wolfram Dressler

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Mar 2010
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Nov 2017
The changes in anthropological theory and perspectives on identity and difference can be explored in the context of three major periods of development: the colonial, postcolonial, and ... More

Identity in International Relations  

Felix Berenskoetter

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Mar 2010
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Dec 2017
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Identity
The identity perspective first emerged in the international relations (IR) literature in the late 1980s and early 1990s as a result of two overlapping trends. First, the postmodern ... More

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