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The Origins of Identitarianism and Identity Politics, or Divided We Fall

Identitarianism: An ideology or political agenda which seeks to defend or promote the interests of a particular social, racial, or religious group, nationality, etc. Hence: advocacy of an ideology or a political agenda specific to one’s particular religion, race, nationality, etc. (Oxford English Dictionary)

Identity politics: the adherence by a group of people of a particular religion, race, social background, etc., to political beliefs or goals specific to the group concerned, as opposed to conforming to

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