- Are you confused by academic jargon? - Do you know your `discourse' from your `dialectic'? - Can you tell the difference between `anomie' and `alienation'? The Social Science Jargon Buster tackles the most confusing concepts in the social sciences, brea


Core definition

An individual's internalized sense of national loyalty and identity. Also an ideology advocating the right to separate political territories that allow the preservation and independence of various ‘nations’.

Longer explanation

Who am I? The answer, in part, is likely to involve national identity – I'm British, French, Australian. We identify with our nation and have pride in ...

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