The Politics of Belonging
Nationalism, Liberalism and Pluralism
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|Format: ||Hardback, 304 pages|
|Published In: ||United States, 28 May 2004|
The Politics of Belonging represents an innovative collaboration between political theorists and political scientists for the purposes of investigating the liberal and pluralistic traditions of nationalism. Alain Dieckhoff introduces an indispensable collection of work for anyone dealing with questions of identity, ethnicity, and nationalism.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction: New Perspectives on Nationalism Part 2 Philosophical Basis Chapter 3 The Odd and the Even: Nationhood and Democracy Chapter 4 From Nation-Building to National Engineering: On the Ethics of Shaping Identities Chapter 4 The Postnational Constellation and the Future of the Liberal State Part 5 Political Unity and National Identity Chapter 6 States and National Cultures: In the Beginning ... Chapter 8 Between Universalism and Multiculturalism: The French Model in Contemporary Political Theory Chapter 8 The Problem of Civic Education in Multicultural Societies Part 9 Acknowledging Diversity Chapter 10 Justice and Security in the Accommodation of Minority Nationalism Chapter 11 National Minorities without Nationalism Part 12 Models of Diversity Chapter 14 The Management of Cultural Diversity in France Chapter 15 Territorial or Cultural Autonomy for National Minorities? Chapter 16 The Principle of Personal Autonomy: A Solution for the Future?
About the Author
Alain Dieckhoff is Director of Research at Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales/CNRS.
The essays in this collection are all thoughtful and closely argued, and the collection as a whole is a very worthwhile discussion of the problem of how to maintain national identity in divided societies. -- John Schwarzmantel, The University of Leeds Nations and Nationalism, Vol. 11 Part 3, July 2005
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