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  Chauvinism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chauvinism is extreme and unreasoning partisanship on behalf of a group to which one belongs, especially when the partisanship includes malice and hatred towards a rival group.
Chauvinism is an almost natural product of the national concept insofar as it springs directly from the old idea of the "national mission."...
As long as this concept did not develop into the ideology of chauvinism and remained in the rather vague realm of national or even nationalistic pride, it frequently resulted in a high sense of responsibility for the welfare of backward peoples.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chauvinism   (314 words)

 The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: chauvinism @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
CHAUVINISM [chauvinism], word derived from the name of Nicolas Chauvin, a soldier of the First French Empire.
As a social phenomenon, chauvinism is essentially modern, becoming marked in the era of acute national rivalries and imperialism beginning in the 19th cent.
Chauvinism exalts consciousness of nationality, spreads hatred of minorities and other nations, and is associated with militarism, imperialism, and racism.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1E1:chauvini&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (159 words)

 Against American Chauvinism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
When American chauvinism declares that every country must accept globalization and the "free market system," it is reflecting the drive of the U.S. monopolies to force open the door of every country, grab control of their resources and take over their economies.
When American chauvinism demands that every country join the "crusade" against terrorism or the war against Iraq, it is reflecting the drive of U.S. monopoly capital to impose its will on the whole world by force of arms.
All along the line, American chauvinism is an assault on the conscience, traditions and deepest aspirations of the American people who, as part of their struggle for emancipation, have always fought against the imperialist wars waged by their "own" government.
www.workersparty.org /american-chauvinism_3-4-03.html   (936 words)

 CHAUVINISM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The term entered public use due to a satirical treatment of Chauvin in the French play La Cocarde Tricolore.
As an ideology, it is not a reasoned explanation of society, but an excuse for the way things are.
It is licensed under the GNU free documentation license.
www.yotor.org /wiki/en/ch/Chauvinism.htm   (353 words)

 Sinhala Buddhist Chauvinism - Brian Seneviratne
Sinhalese­Buddhist ethno­religious chauvinism and its strongest advocates, the Buddhist clergy, are the most important factors that prevent a solution to the Sri Lankan ethnic conflict.
This chauvinism is deeply rooted in mythology, in history and in mythology masquerading as history.
However, his demise and that of his hoodlums was followed by the rise of two new champions of Sinhala chauvinism ­ Mrs Bandaranaike and the JVP she once tried to exterminate.
www.tamilnation.org /conferences/cnfUK88/brian.htm   (3475 words)

 Music, Sexism, and War: Chauvinism and the Sources of Violence
Whether American, European, Western, Arabic, Israeli or Palestinian, the forms of violence that stem from chauvinism are underpinned and reinforced by national orchestras whose employment policies are sexist, ethnocentric and racist.
It is interesting to consider that it was only 300 miles south of Vienna, in the Balkans, that Europeans were committing mass rape as a form of ethnic cleansing in the 1990s.
There has never been a more important time for -all- people to realize that chauvinism is a bottomless pit of hatred, violence, and death.
www.osborne-conant.org /chauvinism.htm   (1196 words)

 Sinhala Chauvinism Bares its Fangs - Nadesan Satyendra
That Sinhala chauvinism which masquerades as 'Sri Lanka nationalism' was angered by the presence of the LTTE flag at the negotiating table at the Peace talks in Jaffna on 13 October 1994 was ofcourse understandable.
It is a Sinhala chauvinism which is running scared at the prospect of a peaceful resolution of the conflict on terms which recognise the inherent equality, of the Tamil people, as a people, with the Sinhala people, as a people.
Sinhala chauvinism which was nurtured by Sinhala politicians for their electoral advantage has grown into a Frankenstein monster which now has the power to destroy and make politicians.
www.tamilnation.org /saty/9402chauvinism.htm   (1135 words)

 Chauvinism in Science
The term "chauvinism" eternizes the inflated patriotism of Nicolas Chauvin of Rochefort, one of Napoleon’s soldiers.
Chauvinism is a French word, so I must not forget to pay my respects to the French.
Citation chauvinism, the tendency to ignore work done in other countries, is particularly subtle because it is tricky to prove.
www.ias.ac.in /jbiosci/december1999/article3.htm   (2900 words)

The General, whose name was Chauvin, looked on the non-French population as servants for his troops and his political aspirations.
Nationalism is chauvinism, and in some cases it is full blown racism.
In Canada we have seen the ugly face of Nationalism and chauvinism arise during the recent Quebec referendum vote.
www.geocities.com /CapitolHill/5202/NATIONALISM1.htm   (1011 words)

 Chauvinism and Revolutionary Defeatism
The social-chauvinists repeat the bourgeois deception of the people, saying that the war is conducted for the defence of freedom and the existence of nations; thus they put themselves on the side of the bourgeois against the proletariat.
Social chauvinism, being in practice a defence of the privileges, prerogatives, robberies and violence of 'one's own' imperialist bourgeoisie, is a total betrayal of all socialist convictions and a violation of the decisions of the International Socialist Congress in Basle."
Twenty-five years after they are willing to forgive Lenin his 'chauvinism' because it led to the successful revolution, but without having learned that had Lenin adopted their method, there would have been no revolution.
www.marxist.com /TUT/TUT1-2.html   (10039 words)

 American Chauvinism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
No, on the lips of the U.S. government, the slogan of "American democracy" is nothing but the chauvinism of the capitalist class - the slogan which asserts the "moral superiority" of U.S. capitalist "values" and aims at imposing these values on the peoples of the world.
It is a system based on the exploitation and class oppression of the workers and people, a system which refuses to recognize even the most elementary economic rights such as the right to food, clothing and shelter, to a livelihood, to health care, etc.
On the contrary, the very conditions of our lives and our deepest aspirations demand that we fight against the war program of the capitalist class and extend our support to the just struggles of the peoples who are fighting against U.S. imperialism.
www.workersparty.org /bill-foster10-23-01.html   (524 words)

 Campaigning Putin slams chauvinism - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Urging people to inculcate absolute intolerance to such activities, the President said nationalism and ethnic chauvinism were false ideas which should be absolutely impermissible in a multi-ethnic country like Russia.
If Putin is condamning chauvinism directed against other white european nationalities, this seems OK in my book...
I prefer by far a politician doing politically correct statements on one side, and on the other side, being not to quick to put an end to the "safari trips" regularly going on in the "Lumumbarium", and claiming openly that islamic terrorists deserve to be machine-gunned even in the toilets!...
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=86373   (747 words)

 Racism and Chauvinism are the Only Arguments Left   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Thus one of the touchstones of the struggle against racism and chauvinism is to defend the Iraqi people's right to self-determination and sovereignty.
Of course behind the racism and chauvinism of the government and the monopoly-controlled media are the real economic and strategic interests of the U.S. capitalist class.
Bush, Rumsfeld, Powell, Bremer, etc. have repeatedly admitted that their vision of "liberated Iraq," is a "free market" Iraq which serves as a base for a U.S.-dominated "free trade zone throughout the Middle East." Already the U.S. corporations are falling over themselves to grab Iraqi oil and the other spoils of war.
www.anti-imperialist.org /bfoster_9-16-03.html   (276 words)

The dark side of Anthropocentrism is similiar to the dark side of chauvinism.
Any beings that do not belong to the human race are devalued, abused, oppressed, murdered or tortured for the slightest human whim, whether for fashion, palete, or simply sport.
To continue with anthropocentric chauvinism therefore is to deny both the real discoveries of science, and the compassion of the Heart.
www.kheper.net /topics/worldviews/anthropocentrism.html   (1387 words)

 Glossary of Terms: Ch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
After Nicolas Chauvin, a zealously patriotic soldier under Napoleon Bonaparte.
Marxists apply the term chauvinism to any explicit support for the idea of the superiority of one nation over others.
During World War I, the pro-war ”socialists” in each of the belligerent countries justified their ”national defencist” position by adopting the chauvinist argument that conditions for developing socialism were more advanced in their nation than in others.One notable exception was the Socialist Party of America, lead by internationalist E.V.Debs
www.marxists.org /glossary/terms/c/h.htm   (372 words)

 Strat's Place - Daniel Rogov - Chauvinism at the Cocktail Bar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Even though the "Grasshopper" is generally considered an after-dinner drink, I often find it a refreshing way to start an evening.
In addition to enjoying the mild, smooth taste of this drink, it is also one that makes me smile because I associate it with one of the more amusing forms of male chauvinism.
Many years ago, when I first discovered the charm of the Grasshopper, I dined out frequently with a dear friend, a woman who had a great fondness for Scotch whisky.
www.stratsplace.com /rogov/chauvinism_at_cocktailbar.html   (283 words)

 Elreta Dodds, Author of Christian Apologetics, Books
The books that are dealing with Christian apologetics specifically focus on the topics of sexism, chauvinism, and racism and what the Bible says about these things.
One has to do with what the Bible says about slavery and the other is a study on the Nation of Islam and the negative effects that this particular religion has had on the American fl community since its inception in 1930.
In dealing with the subject of chauvinism/sexism, I have one book that address the prevalence of chauvinism and sexism in the church and in societies overall.
www.elretadodds.com   (1027 words)

 The Lanka Academic :: View topic - "Rise to rout Buddhist Sinhala chauvinism"- Jaffna
It is very amusing to read about the Bussdhist Sinhala chauvinism that was declared undergrads who are blind folded by the false histroy inculcated and falsified by Tamil terrorists.
Why didn't elucidate the destruction of Buddihist historitcal monuments in the North and East those prove that Tamil extremists' intention is to root out all evidences of the excisted Buddhist Sinhala culture.
The iron hand of a ditator murderer is behind the kiling of moderate Tamil leaders who opposed to opression provides enogh evidences for the power sruggle among Tamils.
www.theacademic.org /forum/viewtopic.php?t=253   (1483 words)

 Human Chauvinism
Gould’s obsession with baseball is harmless and, in the small doses to which we have hitherto been accustomed, slightly endearing.
It is the sort of self-indulgence from which an author should have been saved by editor and friends before publication – and for all I know they tried.
Gould is certainly right that human chauvinism, as an unspoken motif, runs through a great deal of evolutionary writing.
www.simonyi.ox.ac.uk /dawkins/WorldOfDawkins-archive/Dawkins/Work/Reviews/1997-06fullhouse.shtml   (4586 words)

 TamilNet: 19.06.05 "Rise to rout Buddhist Sinhala chauvinism"- Jaffna Undergrads
This event was organized by a committee representing the religious leaders, intelligentsia and civil leaders of the Jaffna district condemning alarming rise in extreme Sinhala chauvinism that opposes attempts to respect fundamental rights of NorthEast Tamils.
Mr.K.Selvakumar, President of the Jaffna University Students Union hoisted the Thamileelam national flag and the Vice Chancellor Professor C.Mohanathas, lit the flame of sacrifice.
Tamils today are determined to free their traditional homeland from the tyranny of Sinhala Buddhist rule.
www.tamilnet.com /art.html?catid=13&artid=15204   (574 words)

 TIME Magazine Archive Article -- Subtle Chauvinism -- Jan. 09, 1950   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Last spring, Sport Columnist Lester Rodney publicly apologized for a misstep: he had been guilty of subtle "white chauvinism" in failing to condemn New York Giants Manager Leo Durocher for his Polo Grounds row with a Puerto Rican fan (TIME, May 16).
Columnist Rodney was obviously in need of a brush-up course in subtle chauvinism.
I had thought of it as part of the reason why a player of only 5-4 could make a college team.
www.time.com /time/archive/printout/0,23657,811693,00.html   (222 words)

 THE IRANIAN: Letters, May 2001
Blind and absurd devotion to a fallen leader or an obsolete cause; hence, absurdly vainglorious or exaggerated patriotism.] 2.
She sure pointed right to the root of male chauvinism in Iranian culture.
It seems like she spoke for all of us women (and some men too) and she indeed expressed her views and the facts so profoundly well.
www.iranian.com /Letters/2001/May/w.html   (2085 words)

 Chauvinism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Numerous aspects of this later war were similar, he believed, in many respects to the earlier war with Spain.
The chauvinism he consistently displayed during the Crimean War fostered as well as reflected the chauvinism of his contemporaries.
He combined in a contradictory stance “an insightful concern for his country's social problems alongside an uncritical bellicosity toward national foes” (255).
www2.bc.edu /~rappleb/kingsley/KChauvinism.html   (174 words)

 No Chauvinism in Islam
Islam's first step in this direction was to reduce every kind of group chauvinism to dust, forbidding the Muslim to revive any of the disputes of such chauvinism or to summon others toward it.
He who calls others to group chauvinism does not belong to us; he who fights for the sake of group chauvinism does not belong to us; and he who dies upholding group chauvinism does not belong to us.
There is no special distinction for a certain color of skin, a particular race of mankind, or a special region of the earth.
www.youngmuslims.ca /online_library/books/the_lawful_and_prohibition_in_islam/ch4s1p9.htm   (401 words)

 Elreta Dodds, Author of Christian Apologetics, Books - IS GOD A CHAUVINIST? THE BIBLE AND WOMEN: A COMPLETE LOOK
If you are, or were ever, a church-going woman, then there is a high likelihood that you have experienced some form of chauvinism or sexism in the church.
If you've been the victim of chauvinism or chauvinism in the church, or if you know someone who has, this book was written just for you.
This book will not only help you to see that God thinks no more of men than he does of women, but this book will also help you to help other women who have lost their faith because they think that God is unfair to women.
www.elretadodds.com /wst_page5.html   (910 words)

 Salon.com mwt | The mama lion at the gate
Maternal chauvinism is a dad's greatest obstacle to parental parity.
Yet in the end, this warm and fuzzy tribute to womanhood may not be so good for women, either.
It appeals to an attitude -- call it maternal chauvinism -- that helps perpetuate the unequal division of labor at home and holds women back in the workplace.
www.salon.com /mwt/feature/2000/06/12/gatekeeping   (741 words)

 Society Establishes Gender Roles for Men and Women - Psychological Self-Help   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
According to Lasch, chauvinism and narcissism go together; they are opposed by the logic of democracy and the Golden Rule.
Germany's insecurity before 1940 created an extreme chauvinism, leading to wars of conquest and to gas chambers.
The greatest amount of unrecognized and unchallenged chauvinism is at work.
mentalhelp.net /psyhelp/chap9/chap9q.htm   (3424 words)

 Partisanship, Chauvinism, and Reverse Racial Dynamics in the 2003 Louisiana Gubernatorial Election
Partisanship, Chauvinism, and Reverse Racial Dynamics in the 2003 Louisiana Gubernatorial Election
A reader's reaction to: Black, White, Brown and Cajun: The Racial Dynamics of the 2003 Louisiana Gubernatorial Election by Richard Skinner and Philip A. Klinkner.
Jeffrey D. Sadow (2005) "Partisanship, Chauvinism, and Reverse Racial Dynamics in the 2003 Louisiana Gubernatorial Election", The Forum: Vol.
www.bepress.com /forum/vol3/iss1/art5   (269 words)

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