Fighting for the finest image we have of her: Patriotism and Oppositional Politics

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Andrews, M. 1997. Fighting for the finest image we have of her: Patriotism and Oppositional Politics. in: Bar-Tal, Daniel and Staub, Ervin (ed.) Patriotism in the life of individuals and nations Chicago Nelson-Hall.
AuthorsAndrews, M.
EditorsBar-Tal, Daniel and Staub, Ervin
Abstract

Taking direct examples from the author’s own international research this chapter illustrates the patriotism of social change activists. It points out that one characteristic which people of this description share, even in different times and in different countries, is a professed deep love for their country which contrasts with the way in which they have often been portrayed: as disloyal citizens, if not outright traitors.

Keywordspolitical psychology; patriotism
Book titlePatriotism in the life of individuals and nations
Year1997
PublisherNelson-Hall
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Print1997
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Deposited18 Dec 2009
Place of publicationChicago
ISBN9780830414109
Web address (URL)http://hdl.handle.net/10552/457
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