New PDF release: Ethnonational Identities

By S. Fenton, S. May

ISBN-10: 0333750128

ISBN-13: 9780333750124

ISBN-10: 1403914125

ISBN-13: 9781403914125

The prominence of ethnonational identities and activities is of accelerating curiosity and drawback in ultra-modern global. however the nature and significance of those identities stay unwell understood. Ethnonational Identities breaks major new flooring via exploring the complicated dimensions of ethnonational id claims, their political mobilization, and a large choice of comparative contexts during which they're stumbled on. together with case reports from the Qu?b?cois to the M?ori and from Kashmiri nationalism to interethnic festival within the Caribbean, it may be learn through all people with an curiosity or involvement within the fields of ethnicity, nationalism, and identification politics.

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Since Confederation, Québec has consistently maintained its provincial autonomy within which the ethnically segmented character of society has been preserved. Nationalism has long been a dominant feature of Québécois life, expressing itself in a diversity of issues and agencies for the protection of institutional distinctiveness within the Canadian state. What disturbed this arrangement and mobilised separatist support in the postwar period was provincial modernisation, its chief characteristic being an attack on the domination of the Catholic Church in education, health and welfare services and in Québec society more generally.

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The economic stagnation and partial deindustrialisation of the Province must also play a role in the departure of Anglo-Québec institutions and families. The defeat of the Sovereignty-Association referendum in the spring of 1980, discussed earlier, was clearly a severe blow to the indépendantistes. But the subsequent re-election of the PQ on 15 April 1981 confirmed the PQ’s hold with 49 per cent of the vote (the best result achieved until then by the PQ). Support for the PQ was thus not necessarily a vote for independence as Hamilton and Pinard (1982: 208–23) make clear.

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