Nationalism: Issues and Concerns
Keywords:Nationalism, ultra-nationalism, radicalization, classical nationalism, diaspora nationalism
Most Scholars contend that issue of nationalism is being challenged because of the rising globalization. Since most studies related to nationalism have focused on the contemporary issues in nationalism, this article examines the different verities, issues and concerns of nationalism. By employing document review, this article assesses the ethnic nationalism, civic nationalism, expansionist nationalism, romantic nationalism, cultural nationalism, post-colonial nationalism, liberation nationalism, liberal nationalism, religious nationalism and diaspora nationalism. The study finds that participation in international organizations as well as regional integration erodes nationalist ideology and because of the more interdependent world, not only economically, but politically and culturally as well leads the declining of nationalism. Finally, the article concludes with the concept that in homogeneous and uniformly global world, the ultra-nationalism may lead to further crisis and radicalization of Nationalism is not appreciated in the present world.