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Stories of peoplehood : the politics and morals of political membership

Author: Roger M Smith
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger M Smith
ISBN: 0521520037 9780521520034 0521813034 9780521813037
OCLC Number: 963425409
Description: XII, 236 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: on studying stories of peoplehood; 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.
Responsibility: Rogers M. Smith.

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'Rogers Smith's fresh and incisive intervention in debates about national solidarity exemplifies the combination of historical depth and theoretical acuity that have made Smith one of the most Read more...

 
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