Dta maplaw mashel gwi Bwa kalu Relates to racial purity; community How important is race as a referent as security? One indication of the importance of race is a stress on racial purity. While there is no real term in relation to racial community the term for racial purity refers more to social rather than security […]
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May 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Korean (North), Nation, Race
민족 minjok ‘national; nation’ 민족성 minjoksŏng ‘racial, ethnic entity, national spirit, national essence, national characteristics’ Relates to nation; race Although minjok (nation) is a referent of security, it is at the same time in itself a power that ensures security. To be secure in the North Korean discourse invariably means living within the frame of […]
May 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Burmese, Race
Lu myō yēi than sin hmu Relates to racial purity A referent of security, racial purity emerged as a rallying point in the early nationalist movement, and appears to have increased in prominence after 1962. The formal term for racial purity is a compound noun combining lu myō (c.f. separate entry) and than sin hmu, […]