Attitudes to national history and diversity in Great Britain

The British sample’s responses to the closed-ended questions in the ACS poll demonstrated widespread pride in national history, but more ambivalent attitudes towards cultural diversity. Responses to the open-ended question revealed differences between the national historical narratives used by peopl...

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Main Author: Susan Condor
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spelling rr-article-94780132012-01-01T00:00:00Z Attitudes to national history and diversity in Great Britain Susan Condor (1251486) Other human society not elsewhere classified Other language, communication and culture not elsewhere classified untagged Language, Communication and Culture not elsewhere classified Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified The British sample’s responses to the closed-ended questions in the ACS poll demonstrated widespread pride in national history, but more ambivalent attitudes towards cultural diversity. Responses to the open-ended question revealed differences between the national historical narratives used by people living in Scotland and England. People in England could invoke images of their national past in flexible ways, to support ethnic nationalist lines of argument, or else to construct critical, liberal images of the national present. 2012-01-01T00:00:00Z Text Journal contribution 2134/15229 https://figshare.com/articles/journal_contribution/Attitudes_to_national_history_and_diversity_in_Great_Britain/9478013 CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
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Attitudes to national history and diversity in Great Britain
description The British sample’s responses to the closed-ended questions in the ACS poll demonstrated widespread pride in national history, but more ambivalent attitudes towards cultural diversity. Responses to the open-ended question revealed differences between the national historical narratives used by people living in Scotland and England. People in England could invoke images of their national past in flexible ways, to support ethnic nationalist lines of argument, or else to construct critical, liberal images of the national present.
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