Identity and emergence of national movements as an expression of nationalism
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the foundations, identity, ethnic dominance and the cultural symbolism of national movements. Nationalism as factor of identification is the main glue for political expression and signification of mobilization power in the emergence of national movements. Modernity permeates the nationalism in national movements and their structures of political opportunity and functioning. It is concluded that national movements have been a factor of social change in large scale.