Revanchism


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Revanchism

 

a policy of the chauvinistic circles of a country that has been defeated in war, aimed at preparing for a new war under the pretext of restoring the prewar boundaries and the prewar system of interstate relations.

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In some cases, particular expectations about behaviour and the so-called 'appropriate' modalities of stillness has led to animosity between site occupants (particularly traders and street drinkers) as well as moments of urban revanchism including the exclusion of individuals from the site via ASBOs and other forms of physical banning.
Trump seems determined to test his theory that accommodating Russian interests on the periphery could diminish Russian revanchism, by playing to Putin's ego as an equal partner.
While this revanchism has long been latent, it is becoming more blatant.
It's gratifying for identity liberals to hold as self-evident the truth that the identitarian project's opponents have no motives apart from hate, irrational fears, and demographic revanchism.
IS feeds into Sunni Arab revanchism by capitalizing on a perceived Sunni loss of power and prestige to previously marginalized actors such as Kurds and Shiites.
While Van Dijk discusses the familiar motivations for imperialism, such as the ambition to become a world power, revanchism, commercial expectations, and strategic considerations, he specifically argues that concerns over spheres of influence were crucial in the Pacific rivalries.
Whiteness is a moveable currency that relies for its power to transform landscapes on histories of valuation and exclusion, while simultaneously the subject of intense revanchism as white people again seek to reinvent its powers and processes in the early twenty-first century (Alcoff 2015).
Worse still, Germany's misguided imposition of austerity on the euro zone has undermined European political cohesion, thereby opening the door for Russian revanchism and aggression.
Worse still, Germany's misguided imposition of austerity on the eurozone has undermined European political cohesion, thereby opening the door for Russian revanchism and aggression.
Taking a longer perspective, Philip's revanchism, which be seen as a remarkable transformation of the fortunes and performance os Spain.
But like the Weimar Republic, the Russian democracy, partly because of economic problems, was undermined and eventually destroyed by the rise of extreme right-wing nationalism and revanchism, under a leader who made no secret of his geopolitical ambitions.
Today, the landscape has changed and we are faced with the rise of global terrorism, destabilization of the Middle East, Russian revanchism in Europe, emergence of cyber threats and Chinese military modernization.