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Containing Nationalism659Skickas inom 10-15 vardagar.
Gratis frakt inom Sverige över 159 kr för privatpersoner.Nationalism has become the most prevalent source of political conflict and violence in the world. Scholarship has provided scant guidance about the prospects of containing the dark side of nationalism-its widely publicized excesses of violence, such as ethnic cleansing and genocide. Departing from the usual practice of considering only a few examples of nationalism drawn from a limited geographical and historical canvas, this groundbreaking book is based on
fundamental theoretical ideas about the formation and solidarity of groups.
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The Global Review of Ethnopolitics Hechter has written more for the advanced scholar of nationalism studies and cognate fields. He is already an established name in the field ... Hechter's argument has considerable merits.
The Global Review of Ethnopolitics Chapter 2 'Causes of Nationalism', is concise, managing to provide explanations for group formation, group solidarity, the modernity of nations and national identification ... the striking feature is that the author is able to usefully clarify in only fourteen pages what so many others take entire books to do.
Contemporary Sociology Containing Nationalism is a trenchant discussion of a problem that shows little sign of abating. Even more, however, it is a thoughtful attempt by a veteran observer to offer a theoretical analysis with very practical implications. This book will be indispensable for academics and policymakers alike.
<br>Michael Hechter is Research Professor at the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington.<br>
Nationalist puzzels; causes of Nationalism; indirect rule and the absence of nationalism; state-building nationalism; other types of nationalism; the demand for sovereignty and the emergence of nationalism; containing nationalism.