Essays about: "ethnosymbolism"

Found 3 essays containing the word ethnosymbolism.

  1. 1. Instrumentalism of values and beliefs for ethno-nationalist militant movements: the case of PKK

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för Mellanösternstudier

    Author : Ömer Faruk Aydemir; [2018]
    Keywords : Kurds; religion; Turkey; myths; the ethno-nationalist movements; PKK; ethnic symbols; Zilan; Kurdish politics; Sheikh Said; Newroz; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Myths, religious beliefs, and symbols are crucial components of ethnicity. PKK as a nationalist separatist armed organization- intensively uses them to construct a Kurdish identity which is compatible with its ideology as well as its objectives to mobilize Kurds and to galvanize their support. READ MORE

  2. 2. United States of Europe: Desired State for the European Union or Federalistic Utopia?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Ellinor Evain; [2013]
    Keywords : federalism; United States of Europe; ethnosymbolism; banal nationalism; Front National; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to the current return of federal aspirations among European politicians in relation to the current economic crisis and integration dead end, this thesis is interested in examining if the United States of Europe, meaning a federal union of the Member States of the European Union (EU), would be a desired state of integration or if it is still a federalistic utopia. Using the theoretical approach of federalism in combination with Critical Discourse Analysis we have analysed discourses by José Manuel Barroso and Daniel Cohn-Bendit and Guy Verhofstadt (prominent EU politicians) in an attempt to understand why the United States of Europe would be the necessary and most beneficial step to take in future integration processes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Anthony D. Smith revisited in light of the relational turn

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Olle Frödin; [2003]
    Keywords : Sociology; Sociologi; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The divide between the two major paradigms within the scientific study of nationalism, modernism and ethnosymbolism, has increased recently. A significant theoretical shift in the study of nationalism, the relational turn, has undermined the analytical treatment of nations as substantial entities and postmodernist scholars drawing from the modernist paradigm and the relational approach have rejected the ethnosymbolist school of thought and particularly its leading proponent, Anthony D. READ MORE