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 politic...

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Main Author: Puri, Jyoti.
Format: Book
Published: Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2004.
Series:21st-century sociology ; 6.
Table of Contents:
  • 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.