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Stories of peoplehood : the politics and morals of political membership

Author: Rogers M Smith
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2003.
Series: Contemporary political theory.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How is a sense of belonging to a political community created? Rogers Smith emphasises the importance of 'stories of peoplehood', which present membership as intrinsic to our identity. Combining theory with examples from around the world, this is an original and provocative account of how nations are bound together.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smith, Rogers M., 1953-
Stories of peoplehood.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2002041695
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rogers M Smith
ISBN: 0511064691 9780511064692 0511058365 9780511058363 0511073151 9780511073151 9780511490347 0511490348 9780521813037 0521813034 9780521520034 0521520037 9786610419685 661041968X 1107133149 9781107133143 1280419687 9781280419683 0511179324 9780511179327 0511203225 9780511203220 0511307098 9780511307096
OCLC Number: 252497886
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 236 pages)
Contents: Part I: Explaining the political role of stories of peoplehood --
1. Elements of a theory of people-making --
2. The role of ethically constitutive stories --
Part II: Constructing political peoplehood in morally defensible ways --
3. Ethically constitutive stories and norms of allegiance --
4. A pioneering people.
Series Title: Contemporary political theory.
Responsibility: Rogers M. Smith.
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