Most Interpretations Of Ethnicity Concentrate Either On Particular Societies Or On Specific Dimensions Of World Society This Work Takes Quite A Different Approach, Arguing That Variations Within And Across Societies Are Vital For Understanding Contemporary Dilemmas Of Ethnicity The Author Aims To Develop A New Analysis Of The Relation Between The Nation On The One Hand, And Ethnicity And Citizenship On The Other Oommen Conceives Of The Nation As A Product Of A Fusion Of Territory And Language He Demonstrates That Neither Religion Nor Race Determines National Identities As Territory Is Seminal For A Nation To Emerge And Exist, The Dissociation Between People And Their Homeland Makes Them An Ethnie Citizenship Is Conceptualized Both As A Status To Which Nationals And Ethnies Ought To Be Entitled And A Set Of Obligations, A Role They Are Expected To Play Analyses Of Three Historical Episodes Colonialism And European Expansion, Communist Internationalism And The Nation State And Its Project Of Cultural Unity Are Examined To Provide The Empirical Content Of The Argument This Book Will Be Essential Reading For Second Year Undergraduates And Above In The Areas Of Sociology, Anthropology And Cultural Studies.
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- 280 pages
- Citizenship, Nationality and Ethnicity: Reconciling Competing Identities
- T.K. Oommen
- 10 April 2018 T.K. Oommen