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Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity


About the Series

Founding Editor: William Safran (University of Colorado at Boulder, USA)

This series draws attention to some of the most exciting issues in current world political debate: nation-building, autonomy and self-determination; ethnic identity, conflict and accommodation; pluralism, multiculturalism and the politics of language; ethnonationalism, irredentism and separatism; and immigration, naturalization and citizenship. The series includes monographs as well as edited volumes, and through the use of case studies and comparative analyses will bring together some of the best work to be found in the field.

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Peace Settlements and Political Transformation in Divided Societies Rethinking Northern Ireland and South Africa

Peace Settlements and Political Transformation in Divided Societies: Rethinking Northern Ireland and South Africa

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Adrian Guelke
October 03, 2022

Peace Settlements and Political Transformation in Divided Societies examines what happened to Northern Ireland and South Africa after their miraculous political settlements in the 1990s, in which comparison between the two cases played a small but significant role. The author extends the story by ...

Separatism and the State

Separatism and the State

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Damien Kingsbury
September 26, 2022

This book proposes and tests a ‘theory of separatism’ to determine if there are key commonalities as to why separatist movements rise and what fuels them. In the post-Cold War period separatism has been on the rise. Today, there are more than 100 active separatist movements, with around 70 of them ...

Cultural Nationhood and Political Statehood The Birth of Self-Determination

Cultural Nationhood and Political Statehood: The Birth of Self-Determination

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By André Liebich
July 19, 2022

Cultural Nationhood and Political Statehood explores the development of the idea that every nation – most commonly understood as a linguistic community – is entitled to its own state. Following several contemporary studies of nationalism, this book provides a critical examination of the peculiarly ...

Nations and Capital The Missing Link in Global Expansion

Nations and Capital: The Missing Link in Global Expansion

1st Edition

By Zlatko Hadžidedić
February 16, 2022

Nations and Capital: The Missing Link in Global Expansion is a groundbreaking analysis of the ultimate reasons for the emergence of nations and nationalism, as a socio-political and geopolitical instrument in the global expansion of capitalism. The author provides the missing link in the ...

The Politics of Conflict and Transformation The Island of Ireland in Comparative Perspective

The Politics of Conflict and Transformation: The Island of Ireland in Comparative Perspective

1st Edition

Edited By Gladys Ganiel, David Mitchell
November 25, 2021

This book contains original research on conflict, peacebuilding and the current state of identities and relationships in relation to the Northern Ireland conflict. It accesses the state of national identity politics in Northern Ireland a generation after the 1998 Agreement, as well as the impact ...

Unionisms in Times of Change Brexit, Britain and the Balkans

Unionisms in Times of Change: Brexit, Britain and the Balkans

1st Edition

Edited By Jennifer Todd, Dawn Walsh
September 06, 2021

Unions and unionisms are important because they offer an alternative form of politics to that of nation-states and nationalisms. They allow a wider variety of relations between a plurality of peoples, opening prospects of resolving territorial politics. But unionisms, as state- or polity-centred ...

Beyond Nationalism and the Nation-State Radical Approaches to Nation

Beyond Nationalism and the Nation-State: Radical Approaches to Nation

1st Edition

Edited By İlker Cörüt, Joost Jongerden
May 31, 2021

This book centers on one fundamental question: is it possible to imagine a progressive sense of nation? Rooted in historic and contemporary social struggles, the chapters in this collection examine what a progressive sense of nation might look like, with authors exploring the theory and ...

Nationalism, Ethnicity and Boundaries Conceptualising and understanding identity through boundary approaches

Nationalism, Ethnicity and Boundaries: Conceptualising and understanding identity through boundary approaches

1st Edition

Edited By Jennifer Jackson, Lina Molokotos-Liederman
August 14, 2018

Nationalism and ethnicity have become, across time and space, a force in the construction of boundaries. This book analyses geographical and physical borders and symbolic, political and socio-economic boundaries, and how they impact upon nationalism and ethnic identity. Geographic and other ...

Secessionist Movements and Ethnic Conflict Debate-Framing and Rhetoric in Independence Campaigns

Secessionist Movements and Ethnic Conflict: Debate-Framing and Rhetoric in Independence Campaigns

1st Edition

By Beata Huszka
August 14, 2018

This book analyses how national independence movements’ rhetoric can inflame or dampen ethnic violence. It examines the extent to the power of words matters when a region tries to break away to become a nation state. Using discourse analysis, this book examines how the process of secession affects ...

Minorities and Reconstructive Coalitions The Catholic Question

Minorities and Reconstructive Coalitions: The Catholic Question

1st Edition

By Willie Gin
June 08, 2017

As with Muslims today, Catholics were once suspected of being antidemocratic, oppressive of women, and supportive of extremist political violence. By the end of the twentieth century, Catholics were considered normal and sometimes valorized as exemplary citizens. Can other ethnic, racial, and ...

Political Transformation and National Identity Change Comparative Perspectives

Political Transformation and National Identity Change: Comparative Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Jennifer Todd, Lorenzo Cañás Bottos, Nathalie Rougier
June 17, 2016

The major socio-political changes of the last decades have led to changing ways of being national, changes in the content of national identity if not in the national categories themselves. This comparative social scientific volume takes examples of transitions to democracy (East Europe, Spain) to ...

Ideology, Legitimacy and the New State Yugoslavia, Serbia and Croatia

Ideology, Legitimacy and the New State: Yugoslavia, Serbia and Croatia

1st Edition

By Sinisa Malesevic
June 08, 2016

A comparative analysis of the dominant ideologies and modes of legitimization in communist Yugoslavia and post-Communist Serbia and Croatia. The aim of the book is to identify and explain dominant normative and operative ideologies and principal modes of legitimization in these three case studies....

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