nation

(redirected from nationhood)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

nation

noun captive nation, commonweal, commonwealth, confederation, county, developed nation, dominion, kingdom, land, nationality, possession, power, province, realm, territory
Associated concepts: comity, free trade, international law
See also: nationality, polity, populace, population, public, state
References in periodicals archive ?
Like the Kurds, the secular Turkish nationhood has the Alawite dynamic within it as a key aspect.
If Britain's Conservative Party had remained Thatcherite, or if a major French party had espoused Charles de Gaulle's vision of ''a Europe of nations,'' the sensible anxieties of millions of Europeans about Europe's intensifying statism and disparagement of nationhood could have been channeled into more mainstream parties.
Caption: Posters of the Nationhood National Pride campaign
Still, this study is an important contribution to studies on ethnicity and nationhood.
Ordinary men and women have never played any consequential role in defining and managing their statehood and nationhood.
This is not a new idea, said Beaucage, who pointed out that the 2005 AFN renewal document, approved by the chiefs of the time, called for the nationhood model.
Evoking Foxe, Adelman explains how a new definition of sacred nationhood based on land boundaries replaces an older "Jewish" construction defined by blood and ancestry, but is also dangerously open to alterity.
All nations are melting pots: Scotland, Wales and Ireland are every bit as impure as the English and yet no one questions their nationhood or identity.
This school of thought has come to be known as 'retro-assimilation', and the author displays an excellent grasp on the main characteristics of this debate which include notions of national identity, nationhood, race, ethnicity, Indigenous rights and assimilation.
It concludes that stories about how we, as Mi'kmaq are to relate to one another is central to the project of nationhood (Journal Abstract).
Kristen Stromberg Childers examines "public manifestations" of fatherhood to underscore the centrality of gender to "issues of citizenship and nationhood in early twentieth-century France" (11 and 44).