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Author Schöpflin, George.

Title Nations, identity, power : the new politics of Europe / George Schöpflin
Published London : C. Hurst, 2000

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Description v, 442 pages ; 22 cm
Contents 1. Introduction: The Nature of the Beast -- 2. Reason, Identity and Power -- 3. Civil Society, Ethnicity and the State: A Threefold Relationship -- 4. Citizenship, Ethnicity and Cultural Reproduction -- 5. Left and Right: Europe in the 1990s -- 6. Commemoration: Why Remember? -- 7. A Taxonomy of Myths and their Functions -- 8. Ideological Thinking and Post-Communism -- 9. Language and Ethnicity in Central and Eastern Europe: Some Theoretical Aspects -- 10. Cultural Diversity and Good Governance: Some General Considerations -- 11. Why Empires Fail -- 12. The Communist Experience and Nationhood -- 13. An Analysis of Post-Communism -- 14. The Rise of Anti-Democratic Movements -- 15. Communism and State Legitimation -- 16. Culling Sacred Cows? State Frontiers and Stability -- 17. The Problem of Ethnic Minorities in Central and Eastern Europe -- 18. minorities under Communism -- 19. Ethnic Minorities in South-Eastern Europe -- 20. Minorities and Post-Communism: a Political and Sociological Analysis -- 21. Englishness: Citizenship, Ethnicity and Class -- 22. Yugoslavia: State Construction and State Failure -- 23. Power, Ethnicity and Communism in Yugoslavia -- 24. Hungary as Kin-State -- 25. Hungary and its Neighbours -- 26. Inter-Ethnic Relations in Transylvania: Rhetoric and Reality -- 27. Human Rights and the Nationality Question in Romania
Analysis Europe
Nationalism
Ethnic relations
Democracy
National identity
Civil society
Citizenship
Minorities
International comparisons
Overseas item
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Ethnicity -- Europe, Western.
Nationalism -- Europe, Western.
Ethnicity -- Europe, Eastern.
Nationalism -- Europe, Eastern.
Minorities -- Europe.
Ethnicity -- Europe.
Nationalism -- Europe.
Nation-state.
Nationalism.
Europe -- Ethnic relations.
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