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Cartographies of Knowledge: Exploring Qualitative Epistemologies

by Celine-Marie Pascale SAGE Publications, Inc
Pub Date:
11/2010
ISBN:
9781452235967
Format:
Ebk 216 pages
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This exciting new textbook is the first to offer students a truly comprehensive AND engaging account of the vibrant topic of Nationalism. Packed with a series of rich, illustrative examples, this book examines this powerful and remarkable political force by exploring: - Definitions of Nationalism, including normative and descriptive approaches; - The manifestation of Nationalism through language; - The relationship between Religion and Nationalism; - Discussions on the political uses of History as a social construct; - The social roots of ideologies and the significance of class and gender; - Different kinds of nationalist movements, ranging from dominant majorities to peripheral minorities; - Explanations of nationalist mobilisation, taking into account historical, socio-economic and sociological approaches; - State responses to Nationalism; - Territorial and non-territorial devolutions of power and the relationship between Nationalism and Federalism. Nationalism, Ethnicity and the State will prove an insightful read for both undergraduate and postgraduate students of politics and international relations.

Introduction
The Study of Nationalism
Introduction
Matters of Definition
Matters of Evaluation
Matters of Analysis
Conclusion
PART ONE: NATION AND SOCIETY
Nationalism, Race and Gender
Introduction
Race and Nation
Gender and Nation
Conclusion
Nationalism and Language
Introduction
Language and Its Nature
Language and Politics
Language and Nation
Conclusion
Nationalism and Religion
Introduction
Religion and Its Nature
Religion and Politics
Religion and Nation
Conclusion
Nationalism and History
Introduction
The Writing of History
Nationalist History
History and the Nation
Conclusion
Nationalism and Public Culture
Introduction
Material Culture and the Nation
The Arts and the Nation
Sport and the Nation
Conclusion
PART TWO: NATIONALIST MOBILIZATION
Nationalism and Social Structure
Introduction
Class and Nation
Socioeconomic Change and Nationalism
Region and Nation
Conclusion
Types of Nationalist Mobilization
Introduction
Common Features
Intergrationist Nationalism
Colonial Nationalism
Separatist Nationalsm
Conclusion
Explaining Nationalism
Introduction
The Birth of Nationalism
The Growth of Natioalsm
The Victory of Nationalism
Conclusion
Nationalism and State Structure
Introduction
Suppressing Minorities
Incorporating Minorities
Conclusion
CONCLUSION
Nation and State in Perspective
Introduction
Reassembling the Argument
Speculating About the Future
Conclusion

With this volume, John Coakley truly establishes himself as a leading authority in the field of nationalism studies. The book presents one of the first comprehensive overviews of this burgeoning discipline. The text is richly embroidered with examples from all parts of the world which bring the connections between concepts to life Eric KauffmannUniversity of London Students of Irish politics have long benefited from John Coakley's erudition. Now students of nationalism and ethnicity can avail of his meticulous scholarship. Coakley has that rare gift: the ability to relay difficult subjects clearly without sacrificing nuance. This book will undoubtedly become the standard bearer in the field Dr Mary-Alice Connolly ClancyUniversity of Exeter Michael Hechter, Arizona State University This is a remarkably serious and multifaceted synthesis of the literature on nationalism from a comparative historical perspective. Michael HechterArizona State University
John Coakley is Professor of Politics at the School of Politics and International Relations, University College Dublin.