Academic Nationalism in China and Japan: Framed in Concepts by Margar Sleeboom

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Alternatively, the realization of promises of ‘progress’ could have an alienating effect on others who feel robbed of their national tradition by foreign forces (cf. Ivy 1995; Robertson 1994). If academic institutes are drawn into this political struggle, academics from the various social science fields become involved in continual fights over the current status of the nation, its political future and the manipulation of its symbols. It becomes an arena in which the contest between views of the nation stands in the way of any ideal of independent academic research that aims to solve problems without taking sides.

By stressing the importance of the criteria that support ideologies of national uniqueness, the universal aspects of strategies of development may be neglected. In education, attention is paid only to the historical reading of national tradition by just a few powerful interest groups. Defining national identity usually means favouring the representation of one group above that of others. Different interest groups create different identities. Although the various groups partly share a range of tools of identity creation and images, they are used and manipulated in a variety of ways.

Possessing a monopoly on the instruments of violence, the state can exact personal investment by claiming national subjects for the nation in battle, by demanding taxes, making people forego their procreative rights, by expelling them or by withholding support from them in the form of housing, pensions and employment. But it is not just the proof of the pudding that evokes national sentiments or makes people believe in the symbols of the nation. Fake evidence, academic argument, historical narrative and political threat make for a large share in the daily efforts put into persuading collective groups of the credibility and power of national symbols.

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