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By Kjell Goldmann, Ulf Hannerz, Charles Westin

The stress among nationalism and internationalism has been an enormous function of worldwide politics because the finish of the chilly battle. according to a Nobel symposium, this assortment brings jointly a world number of acclaimed authors from a wide selection of educational disciplines. The booklet combines targeted case-studies and extra theoretically dependent fabric to envision seriously the post-Cold battle political panorama. topics lined include:* altering interpretation of the state kingdom and nationalism* the becoming prominence of transnational organizations* technological adjustments in details, communique and delivery* multiculturalism and citizenship*ethnicity and spiritual identification in African, Indian, Bosnian and varnish nationalism* the turning out to be international importance of Islam.

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When a modern society does not attach cultural significance to 24 DEMOCRACY, ETHNIC DIVERSITY AND NATIONALISM 25 the ethnicity of its members and does not regard it as the foundation of their identities, the identities that are cultivated are rather civic, they have to do with one’s acceptance of the values of one’s society and achievement in their framework. In this case, ethnic diversity is highly unlikely to have any political significance. Many modern societies, however, do attach to ethnicity great cultural significance and, whether or not they explicitly regard ascriptive characteristics as the essence of their members’ identities, allow it to become an important political force.

Thus both the general principle of democracy and the formal democratic procedures can coexist with different political regimes (authoritarian and liberal), and with different social and economic structures (egalitarian as against rigidly stratified— whether ethnically, culturally, politically, or economically—societies; capitalist as against socialist economies). The idea of the human rights, in distinction, favors, and is, therefore, associated with a particular type of political, social, and economic structure—liberal, egalitarian, and capitalist.

What the critics seldom called him was kafir, or infidel. In other words, his religion was almost never held against him. Leopold Senghor had worked out a special relationship with the Marabouts and other religious leaders of Muslim Senegal. The political process was de facto ecumenical. To comprehend the scale of the Senegalese achievement, we need to compare it with the record of the United States. Although the United States has been a secular state for two centuries, it has only once strayed away from the Protestant fraternity in relation to the presidency.

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