Ethnic Nationalism

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Anglophobie: Made in Quebec
Johnson, William
Book
1991
Johnson, an Ottawa-based columnist for the Montreal Gazzette, argues in this work that French Quebec's literary and intellectual traditions were characterized by anglophobia, a fear and mistrust of En...
Blood and Belonging: Journey into the New Nationalism
Ignatieff, Michael
Book
1993
Essays on nationalism in Serbia, Croatia, Germany, Ukraine, Quebec, Kurdistan, and Northern Ireland.
Connexions Library: Race, Racism, Ethnicity, Multiculturalism Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on race, racism, ethnicity, multiculturalism, identity.
Counter-Rhetoric: Challenging "conventional wisdom" & reframing the conflict
Schaeffer, Emily; Halper, Jeff; Johnson, Jimmy
Article
2006
This useful little book does two things. It challenges the rhetoric, the perceptions and assumptions regarding the conflict in Israel/Palestine, and it exposes the underlying imbalance of power around...
Countering Zionist propaganda about Hizbullah and Lebanon
Lowi, Henry
Article
2006
Nothing will change until the people of Palestine, Arabs and Jews, rise up to change the rules of the game, and rebuild the country on a new basis that respects democracy and human rights and good-nei...
Ethnic Nationalism Versus Common Sense: Response to a Zionist Book Review
Neumann, Michael
Article
2006
Picture this. On the one hand, you have a bunch of people living in Palestine. Their fathers and grandfathers and great-grandfathers most likely lived there too. They make their living there; they mak...
Expulsion of Germans after World War II: Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
By the end of World War II, most of the German population fled or was expelled from areas outside the territory of post-war Germany and post-war Austria,
The Expulsion of the Germans
Zayas, Alfred de
Article
1999
If the conscience of men ever again becomes sensitive, these expulsions will be remembered to the undying shame of all who committed or connived them... The Germans were expelled, not just with an abs...
Fearsome Words? : Nationalism and the Israel-Palestine Conflict
Neumann, Michael
Article
2009
We are so bemused by the lovely vision of peoples determining themselves, we cannot see that ethnic self-determination is, in the real world, a quest for racial sovereignty, not a bid to enter some in...
Fires of Hatred: Ethnic Cleansing in Twentieth-Century Europe
Naimark, Norman M.
Book
2002
A history of genocide, ethnic cleansing and forced deportation of ethnic groups in the 20th century.
A History of the Jews - Ancient and Modern
Halevi, Ilan
Book
1987
Starting from a political interpretation of the period when judges, kings and prophets held sway over Israel and Judah, Ilan Halevi traces the evolution of the Jewish identity through its numerous sta...
If I Am Not For Myself: Journey of an Anti-Zionist Jew
Marqusee, Mike
Book
2008
In a journey through family memory and leftwing history, Marqusee introduces us to Jewish heretics and heroes. In proudly reclaiming the Jewish radical tradition, he reminds us that cultures are not t...
Israel Calls a Man Its Soldiers Killed a 'Terrorist': Until They Realized He Was an Israeli Jew
Greenwald, Glenn
Article
2015
The Jerusalem Post today describes the killing of a man by two IDF soldiers after, the soldiers claim, he was acting erratically and tried to grab one of their guns. When he was fatally shot by the ID...
Israel/Palestine: "It's Complicated" ... Or Is It?
Spritzler, John
Article
2007
We often hear it said that the Israel/Palestine conflict is complicated. But is it really?
Israel's approved ethnic cleansing
Herman, Edward S.
Article
2001
Israel's treatment of the Palestinians has always presented a moral problem to the West, as that treatment has violated every law and moral standard on the books.
The lessons we have learned: Palestine & Iraq: Any Signs of Hope?
Lowi, Henry
Article
2002
A speech on "the peace movement: lessons learned and the way forward." Henry Lowi argues that "There is no sign of hope, for the old prejudices and the old concepts, and there is no hope for the colon...
Martin Kramer, Harvard and the Eugenics of Zion
Klein, Jeff
Article
2010
At Herzliya the cream of the Zionist security elite gather to raise the alarm about Arab births and hear scholarly analyses of family size and fertility rates among Jews and Arabs as 'existential' thr...
The National Question: Selected Writings by Rosa Luxemburg
Luxemburg, Rosa (edited by Davis, Horace B.)
Book
In her penetrating analysis of nationalism, Rosa Luxemburg argues that the formula of "the right of nations to self-determination" is essentially not a political or programmatic guide to the nationali...
The nightmare hidden within liberal Zionism
Lloyd, David
Article
2013
Since the American Studies Association (ASA) announced this month that its members had voted overwhelmingly to endorse the boycott of Israeli academic institutions, the predictable outpouring of furio...
Occupation, Colonialism, Apartheid?: A re-assessment of Israel's practicies in the occupied Palestinian territories under international law
The Middle East Project, Democracy and Governance Program
Article
2009
A study of the Israel-Palestine situation from the standpoint of international law.
The Problem of Nationality and Autonomy
Luxemburg, Rosa
Article
1908
Rosa Luxemburg on the national question, federalism, autonomy, and the right of nations to self-determination.
Should People Opposed to Bigotry and Anti-Semitism Support Israel?
Spritzler, John
Article
2005
That the Zionist project is bad for Jews as well as for non-Jews is an idea which, for many decades, has been suppressed. It is time good people -- of all faiths -- rediscovered it.
Should There Be A Jewish State?
Spritzler, John
Article
2002
The very concept of ethnically pure states is divisive and destined to stoke conflict. The so-called "two state solution" in the Middle East - establishing a Palestinian state to counter the Jewish st...
Socialist Register 2003: Volume 39: Fighting Identities
Panitch, Leo; Leys, Colin (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2003
Strange Fruit: Why Both Sides Are Wrong in the Race Debate
Malik, Kenan
Book
2008
Malik makes the case that most anti-racists accept the belief, also held by racialists and outright racists, that differences between groups are of great importance. While racialists attribute the dif...
A Terrible Revenge: The Ethnic Cleansing of the East European Germans, 1944-1950
Zayas, Alfred-Maurice de
Book
1994
About the expulsion of Germans after World War II.
Thinking About Self-Determination
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1994
Does that familiar canon of the left, 'the right to self-determination', actually mean anything, or is it an empty slogan whose main utility is that it relieves us of the trouble of thinking criticall...
"Two State Solution" Equals Racism: Palestinians and Jews CAN Live Peacefully as Equals in One Democratic State
Spritzler, John
Article
2009
The mutual fear and distrust between Jews and non-Jews in Palestine today is no more innate to these people than the belief in anti-black stereotypes so widely accepted by white Americans in the past ...
Welcome to Israel's version of apartheid
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2016
Moments before an Aegean Airlines flight was due to take off, three Israeli passengers took security into their own hands and demanded that two fellow passengers, from Israel's Palestinian minority, b...
Why Israeli Anti-Zionists do NOT 'recognize the right of the State of Israel to exist as a Jewish state'
Lowi, Henry
Article
2007
States that define themselves with reference to the domination of one ethnic group cannot claim legitimacy.

Sources Library

Ethnic cleansing
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Ethnic cleansing "is a purposeful policy designed by one ethnic or religious group to remove by violent and terror-inspiring means the civilian population of another ethnic or religious group from cer...
Ethnic issues in Japan
Details the various racial minorities within the Japanese population, as well as historical and recent issues faced by these groups.
Kyrgyzstan faces humanitarian crisis as Uzbeks flee slaughter
Kyrgyzstan shaken by ethnic slaughter
Harding, Luke
2010
Kyrgyzstan is in the grip of a humanitarian crisis after more than 100,000 minority Uzbeks, fleeing Kyrgyz mobs in the south of the country, gather on the Uzbekistan border.
Lists of people by nationality
Wikipedia article
There are a variety of articles listing people of a particular nationality. People on these lists should be notable in some way and should ideally have articles of their own.
Nation (university)
Wikipedia article
Student nations or simply nations (Latin: natio meaning "being born") are regional corporations of students at a university. Once widespread across Europe in medieval times, they are now largely restr...
Nationality
Wikipedia article
Nationality is the legal relationship between a person and a country. Nationality affords the state jurisdiction over the person and affords the person the protection of the state. What these rights a...
The unrecognised truth behind that 'spontaneous' Belfast riot
Violence was planned by manipulative, self-interested individuals
McDonald, Henry
2011
An analysis of sectarian violence in Belfast between the loyalists and republicans and the international media coverage of this violence, which often frames it as political.
White nationalism
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
White nationalism is a political ideology which advocates a racial definition of national identity for white people, as opposed to multiculturalism, and a separate all-white nation state. White separa...
White supremacy
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
White supremacy is the belief, and promotion of the belief, that white people are superior to people of other racial backgrounds. The term is sometimes used specifically to describe a political ideolo...

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Appeal to the Slavs
Bakunin, Mikhail
Article
1848
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