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- ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 79.00
Pickett examines the causes of the unprecedented escalation of conflict and violence in our age and links them to the major justifications for authority in the modern world. These justifications?liberalism, nationalism, and socialism?are anchored in an 18th-century anthropology exemplified by the works of Herder and Goethe. The author focuses on Germany... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2006; US$ 45.00
Contributors to this book argue that everyday struggles for dignity and equality in the states of East Asia provide much of the impetus driving East Asian nationalism. They examine China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan, which occupy one of the most volatile regions in the world today. more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 114.99
There are at least three times as many nations as states in the world today. This book addresses some of the special challenges that arise when two or more national communities re the same (multinational) state. As a work in normative political philosophy its principal aim is to evaluate the political and institutional choices of citizens and governments... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 160.00
How people construct their idea of home influences the types of nationalisms that emerge in various parts of the world. These nationalisms can be inclusive or exclusionary, tolerant or intolerant, peaceful or violent. In this important new book, Ray Taras provides a comprehensive analysis of the history and study of nationalism. He describes what happens... more...
- Aarhus University Press 2008; US$ 32.48
What do Europeans have in common apart from the rights and duties deriving from the treaties? Is there such a thing as 'Europeanness' in the sense of a common identity? Can rights serve as a unifying factor in the new EU of 27 member states? And what are the sources of human identity as such? more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00
Since the formation of the UN in 1945 the international community has witnessed a number of violent self-determination conflicts such as the disintegration of Yugoslavia, Chechnya, Kashmir, and South Sudan that have been a major cause of humanitarian crises and destruction. This book examines the scope and applicability of political self-determination... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 165.00
Exploring five distinct models of federal arrangement, this book evaluates the relative merits of each model as a mechanism for managing relations in ethnically divided societies. Two broad approaches to this issue, accommodation and denial, are identified and, from this, five distinct models of federal arrangement are derived. The models; ethnic,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
This is a book about the difficulties of thinking and acting politically in ways that refuse the politics of nationalism. The book offers a detailed study of how contemporary attempts by theorists of cosmopolitanism, citizenship, globalism and multiculturalism to go beyond nationalism often reproduce key aspects of a nationalist imaginary. It argues... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95
What is national identity? What are the main challenges posed tonational identity by the strengthening of regional identities andthe growth of cultural diversity? How is right-wing nationalismconnected to the desire to preserve a traditional image of nationalidentity? Can we forge a new kind of national identity thatresponds to the challenges of globalization... more...