It compliments all academic degrees with a requirement of 15 academic credits for completion. She has held positions in the federal and District of Columbia governments in the areas of public policy analysis, civil rights, and international affairs and protocol. Her research interests are urban geography, affordable housing, social theory, Washington, D.
By Bruce Stokes Of the national identity attributes included in the Pew Research Center survey, language far and away is seen as the most critical to national identity. Majorities in each of the 14 countries polled say it is very important to speak the native language to be considered a true member of the nation.
Canadians and Italians are the least likely to link language and national identity. Nevertheless, roughly six-in-ten in Canada and Italy still make that strong connection.
Most Americans consider such language facility to be an important attribute of U.
There are virtually no racial or ethnic differences on the importance of speaking English to be truly American: Europeans see language as a strong requisite of national identity The European Union has 24 official languages and a number of other regional and minority languages among its 28 member states.
Although majorities agree on the link between language and national identity, older Europeans and those on the political right often feel more strongly about the importance of native language facility. For example, in France those on the right end of the political spectrum are 22 percentage points more likely than those on the left to say that language is very important to being truly French.
In Sweden, the partisan divide is 20 points and in the UK it is 19 points. In some European countries, the ability to speak the official language is more important to people ages 50 and older than to those ages 18 to In Sweden, for instance, the oldest generation is 23 percentage points more likely than the youngest generation to say language is very important to being Swedish.
Generational splits are also found in the UK 18 pointsSpain 17 pointsGreece 13 points and the Netherlands 11 points. English and French both have federal status in Canada, meaning all government services and federal legislation are bilingual.
The survey asked Canadians about the importance of being able to speak either English or French. Language is also important to the Japanese sense of national identity. Seven-in-ten say it is very important to speak Japanese.Trump’s vulgar comments about entire classes of immigrants were identity politics at its ugliest.
1 The Empire Strikes Out: Imperial Russia, “National” Identity, and Theories of Empire1 Ronald Grigor Suny The University of Chicago Chapter for A State of Nations: Empire and Nation-Making in the Soviet Union, How political science helps explain the rise of Trump: the role of white identity and grievances.
Political Demography: How Population Changes Are Reshaping International Security and National Politics 1st Edition. The field of political demography - the politics of population change - is dramatically underrepresented in political science.
At a time when demographic changes - aging in the rich world, youth bulges in the developing world, ethnic and religious shifts, migration, and urbanization - are waxing as never before, this neglect is especially glaring and starkly contrasts with the enormous.
Course Sequence Guide for B.A. Degree in Geography and Environmental Sustainability.
This course sequence guide is designed to assist students in completing their UTSA undergraduate Geography and Environmental Sustainability degree requirements.