Ethnicity and nation building in the Nordic world

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  • Minorities -- Scandinavia.,
  • Minorities -- Greenland.,
  • Minorities -- Faroe Islands.,
  • Nationalism -- Scandinavia.

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Includes index.

StatementSven Tägil,editor.
ContributionsTägil, Sven.
The Physical Object
Paginationix,33p. :
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22278770M
ISBN 101850652163, 1850652392

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The place of ethnic minorities in the Nordic countries, with. Second, the Nordic countries provide especially well-documented and researched models for the study of ethnicity in other Old World countries based on integral nationality.

And, finally, the countries offer instructive comparisons with nations of more recent origin created by multiethnic immigration such as the United States, Canada, Australia Cited by: Ethnicity and nation building in the Nordic world. London: Hurst & Co., © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors /.

Few people would include Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland—four stable and apparently homogeneous countries lying on the northern periphery of Europe— within the context of the reemergence of ethnic nationalism throughout the world; yet each country contains ethnic grave problems throughout the world involving ethnic groups and multicultural societies make studies.

Hans Vermeulen; Ethnicity and nation building in the Nordic world, International Affairs, Vol Issue 2, 1 AprilPages –, : Hans Vermeulen. In the context of the re-emergence of ethnic nationalisms in several parts of Europe, few would think of the stable and apparently ethnically homogenous Nordic countries.

They do however contain their own ethnic minorities. This book examines the historical experience of these minorities and their role in the emergence of nationalism in the Nordic world. It also looks at nationalism, separate.

Few people would include Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland, four stable and apparently homogeneous countries lying on the northern periphery of Europe, within the context of the reemergence of ethnic nationalism throughout the world, yet each country contains ethnic minorities.

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In book: Complying with Colonialism. Gender, Race and Ethnicity in the Nordic Region (pp) Publisher: Farnham: Ashgate; Editors: Suvi Keskinen, Salla Tuori, Sari Irni, Diana MulinariAuthor: Suvi Keskinen.

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With its emphasis on histories and practices of nation-building, bordering and race-making, the chapters not only contest the political and affective investments in Nordic homogeneity that are so pronounced in the region, and transnationally, they also foreground the reality and potential of forms of solidarity forged against and beyond.

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In the Nordic whiteness discourse created in. He is the recipient of six large research grants to study nation-building and ethnic relations in the post-Soviet world and the former Eastern Europe. Helge Blakkisrud is the Head of the Research Group on Russia, Eurasia and the Arctic, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs.

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Ethnic and National Minorities in the Nordic Nation Building Process: Theoretical and Conceptual Premises. In S. Tägil (Ed.), Ethnicity and Nation Building in the Nordic World (pp. 1–). London: Hurst Google ScholarCited by: 2. Ancient accounts. The Fenni are first mentioned by Cornelius Tacitus in Germania in 98 A.D.

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Abstract. The Scandinavian countries 1 are alike in geopolitics (they occupy the most northerly part of the continent of Europe and have a common political history). Their majority populations have a common ethnicity and similar languages, but there are minority Eskimo, and Lapp (Sami) populations, which display : James G.

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