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1st Edition

Nationalism and Everyday Life

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ISBN 9780415348805
January 1, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
192 Pages

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Book Description

This innovative book presents an overview of the origins of nationalism to enable students coming to the subject for the first time to get a handle on the current key issues, controversies, theorists and ideas in the area - and in a manageable way.

Rather than just presuming a connection to everyday life, this book makes these connections by demonstrating how national identity has been caught up with processes such as citizenship, language, schooling, migration, sport, warfare, tourism, landscapes, heritage and tradition. Heavily illustrated with contemporary international case studies, this book provides a timely introduction to nationalism since the end of the Cold War and will appeal across the disciplines of: sociology, anthropology, political geography, politics, as well as area, cultural and post-colonial studies.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Nationalism and Everyday Life in Globalising Times  1. Ways of Re-imagining the Nation and Re-Orienting Everyday Life  2. Ways of Speaking and Viewing  3. Ways of Schooling and Training  4. Ways of Branding, Marketing and Consuming  5. Ways of Delimiting Rights, Entitlements and Public Goods  6. Ways of Being and Modes of Attachment.  Epilogue: Envisioning the Future

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Jane Hindley is senior lecturer at the University of Essex