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The Boundaries of citizenship : race, ethnicity, and nationality in the liberal state

Author: Jeff Spinner-Halev
Publisher: Baltimore [etc.] : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The book will be of interest to readers in a broad range of academic disciplines, including political science, law, history, sociology, and cultural studies.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Spinner-Halev
ISBN: 0801852390 9780801852398
OCLC Number: 1120234545
Notes: Reimpressions: 1996.
Description: 230 p.; 24 cm
Contents: PrefacePart I: IntroductionChapter 1. LiberalismChapter 2. Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality and Liberal ThoughtPart II: The Formation of IdentityChapter 3. The Construction of IdentityChapter 4. RaceChapter 5. EthnicityChapter 6. NationalityChapter 7. Contested MeaningsPart III: The Demands of Liberal CitizenshipChapter 8. Jewish Emancipation and the Jewish QuestionChapter 9. Civil Society and Equal CitizenshipChapter 10. The Demands of Liberal CitizenshipChapter 11. The Transformation of Ethnic IdentityChapter 12. Political Participation and IdentityChapter 13. Community and DiversityPart IV: Pluralistic IntegrationChapter 14. The Limits to Cultural PluralismChapter 15. Illiberal Cultural Practices Chapter 16. Toward Pluralistic IntegrationChapter 17. Pluralism, Power, and StandardsChapter 18. Ethnic Failures, Ethnic SuccessPart V: The Ethnic Rejection of Liberal CitizenshipChapter 19. The Amish Community Chapter 20. Liberal ChangesChapter 21. Partial CitizenshipChapter 22. Choosing to be AmishChapter 23. Justifying YoderChapter 24. A Liberal Paradox: The Case of HasidimPart VI: Race and the Failure of Liberal Citizenship Chapter 25. Liberalism and RacismChapter 26. Realizing Equal CitizenshipChapter 27. Public Recognition of Black CitizenshipChapter 28. Reconfiguring Civil SocietyChapter 29. Black Power and Black CultureChapter 30. Black Identity in the Liberal StatePart VII: Language and NationalityChapter 31. The Two Faces of NationalismChapter 32. Public Language, Public Culture, and Public SpaceChapter 33. The Liberal Facilitation of NationalismChapter 34. Cultural PreservationChapter 35. Nationalism and CitizenshipChapter 36. Liberalism and NationalismPart VIII: The Boundaries of CitizenshipChapter 37. Boundaries and IdentityChapter 38. The Tensions of Diversity Chapter 39. Pluralistic Education Chapter 40. Liberalism and Cultural IdentityNotesBibliographyIndex
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Concerned with the transmutation of citizenship that follows from changes in which ethnic and subcultural identities are viewed in contemporary liberal democracies... Spinner moves toward his Read more...

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