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- Wiley 2008; US$ 160.95
Encountering Nationalism introduces students to concepts of nationalism in an accessible, critical, and timely way. Abstract arguments are bolstered by clear and specific examples drawn from momentous events and from the well of everyday life, such as the aftermath of September 11, beauty pageants, ethnic conflicts, and sexual respectability. Encountering... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 44.99
Brian D. Behnken and Simon Wendt have given us a volume that is truly transnational in design and scope. From its conceptual discussions to its well-chosen examples spanning the entire world, Crossing Boundaries is destined to become a major work in this fast-developing field. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95
Nation states are not as independent as they seem. In The Limits of Independence , Adam Watson explores how independence of action is limited by both a tightening net of interdependence between countries and by the rules which the 'international society of states' has put in place to manage order and change. He also argues that the external and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 205.00
A compilation of original essays dealing with ethnic challenges to the modern nation-state and to modernity itself, on the philosophical, political and social levels. These issues are examined theoretically and in a number of case studies encompassing three types of states: industrialized, liberal states in Western Europe, settler states in America,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 174.00
The prominence of ethnonational identities and movements is of increasing interest and concern in today's world. But the nature and importance of these identities remain ill understood. Ethnonational Identities breaks significant new ground by exploring the complex dimensions of ethnonational identity claims, their political mobilisation, and a wide... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 185.00
This controversial book rejects the view that the growth of Irish nationalism, Afrikaner nationalism and Zionism was due primarily to issues of race, religion or language. Instead, drawing on a new analytical framework and close historical analysis, it shows how their ultimate success was the result of political, economic and organisational factors... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 174.00
This book is about the formation of nationhood and citizenship and their transformation in the global age. The different collective identities which evolved, affected particularly by immigration, in Britain, France, the United States and Germany are outlined in a historical, genetic and comparative perspective with special emphasis on the case of Germany.... more...
- SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 52.00
Exploring the achievements of British feminist sociology in theory, methods and empirical research, Sara Delamont outlines the barriers to the development of feminism and explores contemporary challenges. She provides an unrivalled guide to the origins of feminism in the discipline of sociology, analyzes the uneasy relationships between feminists and... more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 37.99
This volume addresses the the ethics of nationalism. Rather than analyzing the descriptive and prescriptive themes and issues of policy, this collection focuses on the deeper moral issues that must be addressed if a policy prescription is to be well grounded. more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 780.00
Nationalism has unexpectedly become a leading local and international force since the end of the Cold War. Long predicted to give way to pan-national or economic organizations, nationalism exerts its tremendous force on all continents and in a wide variety of ways. The Encyclopedia of Nationalism captures the aims and scope of this force through... more...