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Nationalism, Ethnicity and the State: Making and Breaking Nations
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NATIONALISM, ETHNICITY AND THE STATE: MAKING AND BREAKING NATIONS

PAPERBACK BY COAKLEY, JOHN

£32.99

ISBN
9781446247433
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SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD
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PAPERBACK
PAGES
320 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
12 NOV 2012

DESCRIPTION

This exciting new book is the first to offer a truly comprehensive account of the vibrant topic of nationalism. Packed with a series of rich, illustrative examples, the book examines this powerful and remarkable political force by exploring: - Definitions of nationalism - Language and nationalism - Religion and Nationalism - Nationalist history - The social roots of ideologies and the significance of race, gender and class - Nationalist movements, from dominant majorities to peripheral minorities socio-economic and sociological perspectives - State responses to nationalism Supported by a number of helpful illustrations, tables and diagrams, the text is both engaging and highly informative. Nationalism, Ethnicity and the State: Making and Breaking Nations will prove an insightful read for both undergraduate and postgraduate students and researchers in the area of Politics and International Relations.

CONTENTS

IntroductionThe Study of Nationalism Introduction Matters of Definition Matters of Evaluation Matters of Analysis ConclusionPART ONE: NATION AND SOCIETYNationalism, Race and Gender Introduction Race and Nation Gender and Nation ConclusionNationalism and Language Introduction Language and Its Nature Language and Politics Language and Nation ConclusionNationalism and Religion Introduction Religion and Its Nature Religion and Politics Religion and Nation ConclusionNationalism and History Introduction The Writing of History Nationalist History History and the Nation ConclusionNationalism and Public Culture Introduction Material Culture and the Nation The Arts and the Nation Sport and the Nation ConclusionPART TWO: NATIONALIST MOBILIZATIONNationalism and Social Structure Introduction Class and Nation Socioeconomic Change and Nationalism Region and Nation ConclusionTypes of Nationalist Mobilization Introduction Common Features Intergrationist Nationalism Colonial Nationalism Separatist Nationalsm ConclusionExplaining Nationalism Introduction The Birth of Nationalism The Growth of Natioalsm The Victory of Nationalism ConclusionNationalism and State Structure Introduction Suppressing Minorities Incorporating Minorities ConclusionCONCLUSIONNation and State in Perspective Introduction Reassembling the Argument Speculating About the Future Conclusion