—Political identity is always a vital topic for scholars
to discuss, especially within the globalization context. Anderson
has given a famous notion of identity, however, due to the
globalization process, the sense of limitation and sovereign has
been eroded, and Anderson’s notion has been challenged. This
essay has explored the changing of political identities, with the
cases of Canada and Turkey. Owing to the influence of
globalization on many significant factors, such as language,
culture, economic factors, the political identity is no longer
restricted to the territorial limitation. Homogenization and
democratization and some other factors have played a role to
shape the political identity.
homogenization, political identity.
Hao Zhang is with the Social Sciences in China Press, Room 1103, Taida
Building, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100026, China (e-mail:
Cite: Hao Zhang, " Changing of Political Identities within the Globalization
Context," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 297-282, 2014.