SOC102H1 Lecture Notes - Four Asian Tigers, Keynesian Economics, Newly Industrialized Country
Today, we will discuss several aspects of social inequality linked to colonization. Domination (as with race and ethnic relations) Often share common ecology and common lifestyle and culture. Mainly political units, and often coincide with state . Sometimes within a society, nation is separate from state, e. g. , quebec as french-speaking nation within canada. Use a range of approaches to managing colonies. E. g. , military, economic, and ideological (religion and culture) The historic role of colonialism (in canada and elsewhere) However, they may not have a national identity and unity. Nations often require nationalism to achieve national unity. Nationalism- an emphasis on the nation-state above all else. Implies strong feelings of connection with the nation. The superiority of the nation-state over other forms of rule. The importance of national loyalty in legitimating political power and. Ethnic nationalism is based on the idea of a birthplace as a motherland or. Citizenship is held to be an inherited characteristic a matter of blood.