IMPLICIT NATIONALISM AS SYSTEM JUSTIFICATION: THE CASE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

@article{Carter2011IMPLICITNA,
  title={IMPLICIT NATIONALISM AS SYSTEM JUSTIFICATION: THE CASE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA},
  author={T. Carter and M. Ferguson and R. Hassin},
  journal={Social Cognition},
  year={2011},
  volume={29},
  pages={341-359}
}
America as a nation has self-perpetuating needs that do not always align with the needs or beliefs of individual Americans. As much as Americans may love their country and way of life, they do not always explicitly agree with the policies that best serve to bolster and perpetuate the nation, such as unyielding diplomatic stances, unilateral military action, or giving up civil liberties in exchange for security. How then does a country with such diverse explicit opinions maintain its national… Expand
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