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Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

Series Editor: William Safran

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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1-10 of 17 results in Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity
  1. Federalism, Plurinationality and Democratic Constitutionalism

    Theory and Cases

    Edited by Ferran Requejo, Miquel Caminal Badia

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

    This book provides a theoretical and comparative analysis of federalism and federations in plurinational democracies, examining how states with distinct peoples and communities coexist (or not). Through a theoretical approach to democracy and federalism, and interdisciplinary analysis of...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Religious Nationalism in Modern Europe

    If God be for Us

    By Philip W. Barker

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

    This volume examines the enduring nature of religious nationalism in modern Europe. Through a series of in-depth case studies covering Ireland, England, Poland, and Greece; the author argues that religious frontiers, or geographic lines of division between different and unique religions, are...

    Published July 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Ethnic Violence and the Societal Security Dilemma

    By Paul Roe

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

    Ethnic Violence and the Societal Security Dilemma explores how the phenomenon of ethnic violence can be understood as a form of security dilemma by shifting the focus of the concept away from its traditional concern with state sovereignty to that of identity instead. The book includes case studies...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Nationalism and Democracy

    Dichotomies, Complementarities, Oppositions

    Edited by André Lecours, Luis Moreno

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

    This book sheds light on the complicated, multi-faceted relationship between nationalism and democracy by examining how nationalism in various periods and contexts shapes, or is shaped by, democratic practices or the lack thereof. This book examines nationalism’s relationship with democracy using...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Secessionist Movements and Ethnic Conflict

    Debate-Framing and Rhetoric in Independence Campaigns

    By Beata Huszka

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

    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...

    Published October 4th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Pathways from Ethnic Conflict

    Institutional Redesign in Divided Societies

    Edited by John Coakley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

    The book begins with an agenda-setting introduction which will provide an overview of the central question being addressed, such as the circumstances associated with the move towards a political settlement, the parameters of this settlement and the factors that have assisted in bringing it about....

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Nationalism in a Global Era

    The Persistence of Nations

    Edited by Mitchell Young, Eric Zuelow, Andreas Sturm

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

    This volume makes a unique contribution to the literature on nations and nationalism by examining why nations remain a vibrant and strong social cohesive despite the threat of globalization. Regardless of predictions forecasting the demise of the nation-state in the global era, the nation persists...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Political Liberalism and Plurinational Democracies

    Edited by Ferran Requejo, Miquel Caminal

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

    The current context of developed societies is characterised by a number of phenomena, the most significant of which are processes of economic globalisation, information technologies, increasing multiculturalism and the emergence of cases of national pluralism which require full political...

    Published October 15th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Political Transformation and National Identity Change

    Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Jennifer Todd, Lorenzo Cañás Bottos, Nathalie Rougier

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

    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...

    Published December 20th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Welfare, Ethnicity and Altruism

    New Data and Evolutionary Theory

    Edited by Frank Salter

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

    Welfare, Ethnicity, and Altruism applies the controversial theory of 'Ethnic Nepotism', first formulated by Irenäus Eibl-Eibesfeldt and Pierre van den Berghe, to the modern welfare state (both are authors in this volume). This theory states that ethnic groups resemble large families whose members...

    Published February 5th 2004 by Routledge