Encountering nationalism

Jyoti Puri

Encountering Nationalism introduces students to concepts of nationalism in an accessible, critical, and timely way. It provides an overview of the central theories, aspects, and inconsistencies of nationalism. The book explores the promises and pitfalls of nationalism, its cultural and political aspects, and its revolutionary and repressive possibilities. The chapters are organized around the importance of the state, race, gender, sexuality, and ethnicity to nationalism, and the future of nationalism. Abstract arguments are bolstered by clear and specific examples drawn from momentous events and from the well of everyday life, such as the aftermath of September 11, beauty pageants, ethnic conflicts, and sexual respectability. Encountering Nationalism is an engaging introduction to the diverse meanings of nationalism and its most important aspects.

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"Encountering Nationalism" introduces students to concepts of nationalism in an accessible, critical, and timely way. Abstract arguments are bolstered by clear and specific examples drawn from momentous events and from the well of everyday life, such as the aftermath of September 11, beauty pageants, ethnic conflicts, and sexual respectability. "Encountering Nationalism" is an engaging introduction to the diverse meanings of nationalism and its most important aspects. It addresses the rise of nationalism in the US post-September 11. It brings together "culturalist" and state-centered approaches to nationalism. It underscores the importance of race, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, and religion to understanding nationalism. It clarifies key concepts such as nationalism, nation, state, gender, sexuality, etc. It contains useful examples to illustrate key aspects of nationalism. It features clear and engaging prose.

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[目次]

  • Acknowledgments.IntroductionParades, Flags, and National Pride.Vexed Links: Perspectives on Nationalism, the State, and Modernity.Fraught Legacies: Nationalism, Colonialism, and Race.Redoubtable Essences: Nationalisms and Genders.Checking (Homo)Sexualities at the Nation's Door: Nationalisms and Sexualities.In the Name of God, Community, and Country: Nationalisms, Ethnicity, and Religion.ConclusionSpeculations on the Future of Nationalisms.Index.

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[目次]

  • Acknowledgments. Introduction. Parades, Flags, and National Pride. Vexed Links: Perspectives on Nationalism, the State, and Modernity. Fraught Legacies: Nationalism, Colonialism, and Race. Redoubtable Essences: Nationalisms and Genders. Checking (Homo)Sexualities at the Nation's Door: Nationalisms and Sexualities. In the Name of God, Community, and Country: Nationalisms, Ethnicity, and Religion. Conclusion. Speculations on the Future of Nationalisms. Index.

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書名 Encountering nationalism
著作者等 Puri, Jyoti
シリーズ名 21st-century sociology
出版元 Blackwell
刊行年月 2004
ページ数 248 p.
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 0631231064
0631231056
NCID BA70226442
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国
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