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Nationalism och kosmopolitism

Nilsson, Johan LU (2011) STVK01 20111
Department of Political Science
Abstract
The aim of this study is to investigate a possible existence of cosmopolitan values compatible with nationalist ones. It is a fact that nationalism is a fast growing phenomenon in our political world and it grows with the numerous nationalist parties in the European parliaments apparently shown in recent elections. Most scientists and politicians agree on the fact that the authority of national governments has been weakened and the European Union has emerged into a quasi-federal constitution. The political scientific problem should be answered by demonstrating vagueness and ambiguity of the political ideologies. This is accomplished by finding the origin of the value conflict. Four different parameters are used to evaluate the... (More)
The aim of this study is to investigate a possible existence of cosmopolitan values compatible with nationalist ones. It is a fact that nationalism is a fast growing phenomenon in our political world and it grows with the numerous nationalist parties in the European parliaments apparently shown in recent elections. Most scientists and politicians agree on the fact that the authority of national governments has been weakened and the European Union has emerged into a quasi-federal constitution. The political scientific problem should be answered by demonstrating vagueness and ambiguity of the political ideologies. This is accomplished by finding the origin of the value conflict. Four different parameters are used to evaluate the compatibility of nationalism and cosmopolitism, respectively. The methodology used in the essay seeks to find the compatibility of two opposed value-judgments. (Less)
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author
Nilsson, Johan LU
supervisor
organization
course
STVK01 20111
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
nationalism, nation-state, normative theory, cosmopolitanism, political ideology
language
Swedish
id
1968740
date added to LUP
2011-06-20 14:36:31
date last changed
2011-06-20 14:36:31
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  abstract     = {The aim of this study is to investigate a possible existence of cosmopolitan values compatible with nationalist ones. It is a fact that nationalism is a fast growing phenomenon in our political world and it grows with the numerous nationalist parties in the European parliaments apparently shown in recent elections. Most scientists and politicians agree on the fact that the authority of national governments has been weakened and the European Union has emerged into a quasi-federal constitution. The political scientific problem should be answered by demonstrating vagueness and ambiguity of the political ideologies. This is accomplished by finding the origin of the value conflict. Four different parameters are used to evaluate the compatibility of nationalism and cosmopolitism, respectively. The methodology used in the essay seeks to find the compatibility of two opposed value-judgments.},
  author       = {Nilsson, Johan},
  keyword      = {nationalism,nation-state,normative theory,cosmopolitanism,political ideology},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Nationalism och kosmopolitism},
  year         = {2011},
}