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Author Delanty, Gerard.

Title Nationalism and social theory : modernity and the recalcitrance of the nation / Gerard Delanty and Patrick O'Mahony
Published London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 207 pages)
Series New horizons in sociology
New horizons in sociology.
Contents Cover; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1 -- Modernity, nationalism and social theory: a general outline; Chapter 2 -- Modernity and nationalism: transformation and integration; Chapter 3 -- Nationalism and structure; Chapter 4 -- Nationalism and culture; Chapter 5 -- Nationalism, agency and social change; Chapter 6 -- Towards a typology of forms of nationalism; Chapter 7 -- The new radical nationalisms: globalization, xenophobia and cultural violence; Chapter 8 -- Debating the limits of nationalism: possibilities for postnationalism; References; Index
Summary Why has nationalism proved so durable? What are the roots of its appeal? This sharp and accessible book slices through the myths surrounding nationalism and provides an important new perspective on this perennial subject. The book argues that: nationalism is persistent, not merely because of its specific ideological appeal, but because it expresses some of the major conflicts in modernity; nationalism reflects and reinforces four key trends in western social development: state formation, democratization, capitalism and the rationalization of culture; the forms of nationalism can be organized i
Analysis Samfundsvidenskab Politologi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 188-200)
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Subject Nationalism.
Social sciences -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
Author O'Mahony, Patrick J.
LC no. 2002514715
ISBN 1412931835 (electronic bk.)
1446217477 (ebook)
9781412931830 (electronic bk.)
9781446217474 (ebook)