identity politics


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identity politics

n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
Political attitudes or positions that focus on the concerns of social groups identified mainly on the basis of gender, race, ethnicity, or sexual orientation.
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This volume explores the ways in which Taiwan is imaged and imagined and how this relates to identity politics. Seven essays are presented by editors Chang (School of Oriental and African Studies, U.
The global culture has taken hold and the students of this years thesis treating to view the effects of the recession, national issues and identity politics, loss of self in an ever-increasingly shrinking world and encourage us to rethink tautologies.
The project of identity politics, which I will define broadly as politics grounded in particular posited identities (whether seen as essential or non-essential), has foundered.
American Jewish Identity Politics, edited by Deborah Dash Moore.
By voting for the bloc of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, the Iraqi people who went to the polls last week rejected the paradigm of ethnic and sectarian identity politics that was imposed on them by outsiders.
'We don't confine our work to just issues of identity politics. The practice of Buddhism leads us toward freedom, understanding, and love, and beyond limitations--beyond 'them' and 'us.' It's transgressive."
'That will determine the flavour of the general election because what's to come is that it will be a general election based on identity politics.
Conservatives and moderates are often dismissive of "identity politics," by which they mean liberal efforts to motivate voter turnout by raising issues of particular concern to women, people of color, and other marginalized groups in American politics.
This essay lays claim to an identity politics of multiple and shifting identifications grounded in critical feminist theory, including my own work.
In "White Identity Politics", academician Ashley Jardina (she is an Assistant Professor of Political Science, Duke University, North Carolina) offers a landmark analysis of emerging patterns of white identity and collective political behavior, drawing on sweeping data.
Similarly, with identity politics. Trump says he wants to make (a white) America great again and uses the left's obsession with identity as a way to energize a backlash from his own supporters.
IN THE BEGINNING OF IDENTITY: THE Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment, Francis Fukuyama asserts that identity politics is "a master concept that unifies much of what is going on in world politics today." As this overly ambitious, muddled little book unfolds, it turns out to be the master concept that explains almost every major global political development not just today but for the past two centuries.