Ukraine Analityca 3(25) 2021

THE EFFECTS OF MYTHMAKING ON RESILIENCE AND FOREIGN, SECURITY POLICY IN POLAND

Does identity politics together with the associated system of symbols in the form of political myths allow true resilience, threat assessment and adequate response to the events occurring in international affairs? This narrative analysis would aim at investigating how discourses and narratives loaded with emotional messages set paradigms and frameworks, which can hinder the perception and resilience in international affairs. The appeal to emotions and identity politics with the frequent use of political myths in the public political debate can simplify political reality. They popularize a narrow view that does not allow for the appearance and formulation of alternative definitions.

Does identity politics together with the associated system of symbols in the form of political myths allow true resilience, threat assessment and adequate response to the events occurring in international affairs? This narrative analysis would aim at investigating how discourses and narratives loaded with emotional messages set paradigms and frameworks, which can hinder the perception and resilience in international affairs. The appeal to emotions and identity politics with the frequent use of political myths in the public political debate can simplify political reality. They popularize a narrow view that does not allow for the appearance and formulation of alternative definitions.
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Alicja Prochniak is a researcher and analyst working in the United Kingdom. Alicja is a doctoral researcher within the Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance at Loughborough University London. 2017-2018 she took part in the Operation Black Vote MP Shadowing scheme in the British Parliament.


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