ethnonationalism

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ethnonationalism (countable and uncountable, plural ethnonationalisms)

  1. A type of nationalism which defines the nation in terms of a shared ethnicity.
    • 1987, Walker Connor, “Ethnonationalism”, in Understanding Political Development: an Analytic Study, Little, Brown, →ISBN, page 196:
      It risks triteness to note that during the past two decades ethnonationalism has been an extremely consequential force throughout the first, second, and third worlds.
    • 1998, William A. Douglass, “A western perspective on an eastern interpretation of where north meets south: Pyrenean borderland cultures”, in Nation and State at International Frontiers, Cambridge University Press, →ISBN, page 73:
      This ultimate concern underscores the elitist, bourgeois and ultimately conservative dimension that is one of the several faces of Catalan ethnonationalism, although in fact throughout its history the movement has a history of 'pacting' across class lines.
    • 2010, Moira Inghilleri, ‎Sue-Ann Harding, Translation and Violent Conflict (page 228)
      As central Party control weakened, independence demands grew in other republike, inspired in part by local ethnonationalisms and fear of living in a Yugoslavia dominated by Serbian ethnonationalists.
    • 2011, Andrew Wilson, Belarus: The Last European Dictatorship, Yale University Press, →ISBN, page 157:
      Since 1863 Polish 'National Democrats' like Roman Dmowski had abandoned the idea of a multinational commonwealth for a more 'modem' Polish ethnonationalism.

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