Featured weekly article: The Identity Construction of Nationally Mixed People: The Impact of Parental Transmission and Socialization Outside the Family

The Identity Construction of Nationally Mixed People: The Impact of Parental Transmission and Socialization Outside the Family By Anne Unterreiner Volume 17, Issue 1, pages 25-43   Abstract A nationally mixed person, defined as an individual whose parents were born in different countries, may have plural socialization and identify with different nations. Studying this population … [Read more…]

Featured weekly article: Reconfigurations in the Discourse of Nationalism and National Identity: Turkey at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century

Reconfigurations in the Discourse of Nationalism and National Identity: Turkey at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century By Tuba Kanci Volume 9, Issue 3, pages 359-376   Abstract Throughout recent decades, the processes of globalisation and Europeanisation have been influential in Turkey, bringing various changes to the economic, cultural and political spheres. Within the context … [Read more…]

Featured weekly article: Elite Strategies in a Global World: A Typology of Polish Patriots

Elite Strategies in a Global World: A Typology of Polish Patriots By Joanna Kaftan Volume 11, Issue 2, pages 194-213 Abstract This study focuses on how Polish elites view the relationship between Polish identity and Poland’s place in the world. Samples of priests, politicians, and intellectuals were interviewed in 1999 and 2009. A typology of … [Read more…]

Featured weekly article: Gender and Nationalism in Latin America: Thoughts on Recent Trends

Gender and Nationalism in Latin America: Thoughts on Recent Trends By Sarah A. Radcliffe and Megan Rivers-Moore Volume 9, Issue 1, pages 139-145 Abstract Relations between gender and nationalism are forged in the intersection between race, inter-national relations, sexuality, and class in Latin America; the region’s gendered nationalisms reflecting specific histories and configurations of race, … [Read more…]

Featured weekly article: Comparing Antisemitism, Islamophobia, and Asylophobia: The British Case

Comparing Antisemitism, Islamophobia, and Asylophobia: The British Case By Thomas Linehan Volume 12, Issue 2, pages 366-386 Abstract This article examines how far discourses on the ‘Other’ and immigration in contemporary Britain resemble antisemitic discourses in Britain during and between the two World Wars. The article contends that there was a particular British species of … [Read more…]

Featured weekly article: Migrant Responses to Popular Uses of the Australian Flag

Migrant Responses to Popular Uses of the Australian Flag By Catherine Austin and Farida Fozdar Volume 15, Issue 2, pages 315-333 Abstract Australian nationalism, once seen as laconic and understated, has become increasingly shrill over the last fifteen years. One evidence is the growing popular use of Australian flags, particularly their display on cars to … [Read more…]

Featured weekly article: State of Mind, State of Order: Reactions to Ethnic Unrest in the Islamic Republic of Iran

State of Mind, State of Order: Reactions to Ethnic Unrest in the Islamic Republic of Iran By Rasmus Christian Elling Volume 8, Issue 3, pages 481-501 Abstract By analysing the symbols and language employed in official statements on two cases of ethnic minority unrest in Iran in 2005–6, the article shows how the Islamic Republic’s … [Read more…]

Featured weekly article: A Sacred Bastion? A Nation in Itself? An Economic Partner of Rising China? Three Waves of Nation-Building in Taiwan after 1949

A Sacred Bastion? A Nation in Itself? An Economic Partner of Rising China? Three Waves of Nation-Building in Taiwan after 1949 By Hsin-Yi Yeh Volume 14, Issue 1, pages 207-228 Abstract Agreeing with the constructivist approach to nationalism, this article argues that the prevailing ambiguous attitude towards nationality among people in Taiwan is a reflection … [Read more…]

Featured weekly article: Symbolic Charisma and the Creation of Nations: The Case of the Sámi

Symbolic Charisma and the Creation of Nations: The Case of the Sámi By Lars Elenius Volume 10, Issue 3, pages 467-482 Abstract The cultural charisma of the Sámi people has served to inscribe them in the nation myths of the Scandinavian states. This charisma was also built into the self-image of the Nordic countries when … [Read more…]

Featured weekly article: Interview with Professor Gi-Wook Shin

Interview with Professor Gi-Wook Shin By John Kojiro Yasuda Volume 8, Issue 1, pages 165-174 SEN’s John Kojiro Yasuda sat down with Gi-Wook Shin to discuss his recent book, Ethnic Nationalism in Korea: Genealogy, Politics, and Legacy (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2006), which explores the origins of that particular form of nationalism and how it … [Read more…]