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- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 45.00
To date, the world can lay claim to little more than 190 sovereign independent entities recognized as nation-states, while by some estimates there may be up to eight hundred more nation-state projects underway and seven to eight thousand potential projects. Why do a few such endeavors come to fruition while most fail? Standard explanations have pointed... more...
- I.B.Tauris 1999; US$ 32.00
This text attempts to illuminate the issues of ethnic and national identity which have emerged as central to world politics. The contributors examine such topics as the making and definitions of ethnicity; the relationship between nationhood and nationalism; and sexual politics. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
In small plural societies, cultural differences can be exaggerated, exploited and intensified during political contests. The survival of these societies as democracies - or even at all - hangs in the balance. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 25.00
Nationalism is one of modern history’s great surprises. How is it that the nation, a relatively old form of community, has risen to such prominence in an era so strongly identified with the individual? Bernard Yack argues that it is the inadequacy of our understanding of community—and especially the moral psychology that animates it—that... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 176.00
This is a comparative study of nationalism and nation-building in Quebec, Catalonia and Scotland. All are historic nations within larger states. Nationalism is presented as a mechanism for dealing with the place of the territorial society in the new order. It is no longer concerned with the creation of a traditional nation state but with maximizing... more...
- Duke University Press 1999; US$ 84.95
Argues that the rise to power of quasi-nationalist demagogues in many post-communist countries is the result of "organized forgetting" orchestrated by communist regimes that left these countries with little common history. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
This book discusses the extent to which the theoretical relevance and analytical rigor of the concept of the public sphere is affected by current processes of transnationalization. The contributions address fundamental questions concerning the viability of a socially and politically effective public sphere in a post-Westphalian world.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 170.00
Identity and Freedom provides a discursive map of Lithuanian liberal nationalism by focusing on the work of three eminent Lithuanian émigré scholars - Vytautas Kavolis, Aleksandras Shtromas and Tomas Venclova. Presenting these critics of society - and also analysing the significant impact of such writers as George Orwell and Czeslaw Milosz on Lithuanian... more...