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nativism

A term referring to the philosophy that certain elementary ideas are innate to the human psyche and need not be gained through experience.
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nativism

The belief that knowledge or behaviour is inborn. See empiricism; nativist theory.
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By expanding her narrative beyond California and then on to territorial possessions abroad, Beth Lew-Williams has made a significant contribution to understanding how American nativists embodied their hatred for the Chinese in actions as well as in racist diatribes.
Since 2015, when nativist parties began to chalk up impressive electoral triumphs from Provence to Pennsylvania, there has been much hand-wringing among establishment politicians and left-wing voters in Europe and the United States.
The president is using nativist language to trash a noble goal of America's immigration system: keeping families intact, which, as it happens, has also worked wonders for America's economy.
These events took place against the background of the growing Repeal movement in Ireland under Daniel O'Connell and the xenophobic Nativist movement in the New England states.
Between 1902 and 1938 Gertrude Bonnin (also known by her self-given name, Zitkala-Sa) came to understand that the employment of pluralist rhetoric could help her to textually and oratorically combat the zeal of race-based nativist nationalism and its narrow view of "national character." Further, her pluralist counternativism, with its specifically Native senses of reciprocity and place centrism, propelled her efforts toward political empowerment and land rights for Native people across tribes.
China's nativist school advocates an isolationist foreign policy, arguing that China should avoid virtually all forms of international collaboration.
Foster, so Steele might just decide there's room in the party for the nativist wing.
Recent scholars have analyzed nativists' negative conceptions of the immigrant body.
McBrien, he should spend some time with Catholic communities on the border and he should read up on nativist attacks against his fellow Irish back in the last century.
Continued Fitrakis and Wasserman, "Berlet describes CNP members as not only traditional conservatives, but also nativists, xenophobes, white racial supremacists, homophobes, sexists, militarists, authoritarians, reactionaries and 'in some cases outright neo-fascists.'"
In the alleys and tenements of New York a modern industrial society is forged in a bloodbath of warring tribes of nativists and immigrants--refereed by a corrupt political machine that lives off the blood and bodies of the poor.