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- Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 25.99
With the help of discourse analysis and ideology critique, Ellen Wesemüller establishes a theoretical framework to analyze African nationalism in apartheid and post-apartheid South Africa. Following the constructivist school of thought, the study adopts the assumption that nations are "imagined communities" which are built on "invented traditions".... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 110.00
Explores the ways in which the nation-state and nationalism are challenged by contemporary realities. This volume addresses changes to our understanding of national sovereignty, problems posed by violent conflict between rival national projects, the feasibility of postnationalist democracy and citizenship, and the debate over global justice. more...
- SAGE Publications 1995; US$ 64.00
Michael Billig presents a major challenge to orthodox conceptions of nationalism in this elegantly written book. While traditional theorizing has tended to the focus on extreme expressions of nationalism, the author turns his attention to the everyday, less visible forms which are neither exotic or remote, he describes as `banal nationalism'. ... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
Placing the phenomenon of nationalism squarely within the continuing Enlightenment project, Cherry Bradshaw brings together political theory, history, anthropology and international relations in order to investigate both the appeal and the dangers of nationalism in contemporary world politics. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 122.00
Wei and Liu argue that Chinese nationalism is a multifaceted concept. At different historical moments and under certain circumstances, it had different meanings and interacted with other competing motives and interests. The authors of this timely volume, all of whom are of Chinese origin and bi-national education, have produced a balanced and non-culture-bound... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 180.00
The studies in this volume originated from an international conference on 'Community, Identity and the State' held at Tel Aviv University in 2001. The first two chapters examine whether modernisation, Westernisation and democratisation are identical, and whether democracy is connected to a certain, specific type of social structure. The third examines... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00
From a cross-disciplinary and conceptual perspective this book discusses the political solutions of constitutional patriotism, republicanism and liberal nationalism to cultural conflict. It places these debates in the context of real national traditions, where all civic language inevitably also reflects 'culture'. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 59.95
This book examines the problematic politics of contemporary nationalism, and the worldwide resurgence of ethno-nationalist conflict. It analyses the core theories of nationalism, building upon these theories and offering a clear analytical framework through which to approach the subject. This outstanding volume features detailed case- studies discussing... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95
This key volume examines the political, social and legal processes of the practice of secession, carefully illustrated by eight case studies. It systematizes our present knowledge of secession in an accessible way to readers not familiar with the phenomenon and its consequences. more...