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Author Sabanadze, Natalie

Title Globalization and nationalism : the cases of Georgia and the Basque country / Natalie Sabanadze
Published Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 209 pages)
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book
Contents Front Matter (Pp. I-Vi); Table Of Contents (Pp. Vii-Viii); Chapter 1: Introduction (Pp. 1-14); Chapter 2: Nationalism Resurgent: Central Paradox Of The Global Era? (Pp. 15-34); Chapter 3: The Globalization Hypothesis And Its Fallacies (Pp. 35-66); Chapter 4: Globalization And Georgian Nationalism (Pp. 67-114); Chapter 5: Globalization And Basque Nationalism (Pp. 115-168); Chapter 6: Globalization And Nationalism: The Relationship Revisited (Pp. 169-186); Acknowledgments (Pp. 187-188); Bibliography (Pp. 189-202); Index (Pp. 203-209)
Summary Argues for an original, unorthodox conception about the relationship between globalization and contemporary nationalism. While the prevailing view holds that nationalism and globalization are forces of clashing opposition, Sabanadze establishes that these tend to become allied forces. Acknowledges that nationalism does react against the rising globalization and represents a form of resistance against globalizing influences, but the Basque and Georgian cases prove that globalization and nationalism can be complementary rather than contradictory tendencies. Nationalists have often served as promoters of globalization, seeking out globalizing influences and engaging with global actors out of their very nationalist interests. In the case of both Georgia and the Basque Country, there is little evidence suggesting the existence of strong, politically organized nationalist opposition to globalization. Discusses why, on a broader scale, different forms of nationalism develop differing attitudes towards globalization and engage in different relationships
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Nationalism -- Spain -- País Vasco
Nationalism -- Georgia (Republic)
Autonomy and independence movements.
País Vasco (Spain) -- History.
Georgia (Republic) -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements
Georgia (Republic)
Spain -- País Vasco.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009028504
ISBN 1283248301