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Nation formation : towards a theory of abstract community

Author: Paul James
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, 1996.
Series: Politics and culture (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An examination of theories of the state, the nation and nationalism, which details the work of Marx, Durkheim, Weber and Giddens, demonstrating the strengths and weaknesses of their arguments.  Read more...

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James, Paul (Paul Warren), 1958-
Nation formation.
London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, 1996
(OCoLC)605200851
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul James
ISBN: 0761950737 9780761950738 0761950729 9780761950721
OCLC Number: 35832697
Description: xv, 237 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Old and New Lines of Understanding --
1.1 The Nation as an Abstract Community --
1.2 National Formation in Theory --
2. Classical Theory --
2.1 Marx and Engels --
2.2 'Seeing through the Veil?' --
2.3 Durkheim and Weber --
2.4 The Antinomies of Abstract Nationalism --
3. Contemporary Theory --
3.1 National Formation and the Janus Faces of History --
3.2 A Critique of Marxism --
3.3 Nation Formation and the 'Rise of the Cultural' --
3.4 A Critique of Liberal Sociology --
3.5 Nation Formation and the Instituting State --
3.6 A Critique of Structuration --
3.7 Themes for a Theory of the Nation.
Series Title: Politics and culture (London, England)
Responsibility: Paul James.
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`Paul James makes an impressive effort to analyze both the classical theories by Marx and Engels, Durkheim and Weber and the contemporary theories concerning nation, nationalism and nation-states. Read more...

 
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