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The Importance of Ancestry (Thailand)


Continuing the investigation into attitudes about local-ancestry and citizenship… Thais were asked “How important for citizenship — in your opinion — is having ancestors from this country?” The pattern seen with China and South-Korea holds up: #1 — “Voelkisch” attitudes … Continue reading

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The Importance of Ancestry (China)


Chinese were asked “How important for citizenship — in your opinion — is having ancestors from this country?” Observations: #1 — Upper-class Chinese youth are noticeably more “voelkisch” than their lower-class peers. #2 —

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The Importance of Ancestry (South-Korea)


[Note: This post is a follow-up to one about German attitudes.] South-Koreans were asked “How important for citizenship — in your opinion — is having ancestors from this country?” Trends and Comparison with Germany: #1: A loosening of “voelkisch” attitudes … Continue reading

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