Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Contemporary South Asia

Prerna Singh's Article on Nationalism Published in the Washington Post

January 29, 2018

In her January 26th, 2018 Washington Post article, Nationalism can have its good points. Really., Prerna Singh argues that nationalism can be constructive inspite of it's destruction. "...national attachment is central not just to the functioning of political institutions but also to the very structure of society. At the individual level, nationalism fulfills a basic psychological need to belong — it gives people a sense of security and status." Read the full artlcle.