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Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives on Nationalism : New Directions in Cross-Cultural and Post-Communist Studies.

Author: Taras Kuzio
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This volume brings together 15 articles divided into four sections on the role of nationalism in transitions to democracy, the application of theory to country case studies, and the role played by history and myths in the forging of national identities and nationalisms. The book develops new theories and frameworks through engaging with leading scholars of nationalism: Hans Kohn's propositions are discussed in  Read more...
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Kuzio, Taras.
Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives on Nationalism : New Directions in Cross-Cultural and Post-Communist Studies.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Taras Kuzio
ISBN: 9783838258157 3838258150
OCLC Number: 1043365339
Description: 1 online resource (436 pages)
Contents: Foreword; INTRODUCTION; I COMPARATIVE and THEORETICAL NATIONALISM; 1 The Myth of the Civic State: A Critical Survey of Hans Kohn's Framework for Understanding Nationalism; 2 'Nationalising States' or Nation-Building? A Critical Review of the Theoretical Literature and Empirical Evidence; 3 Western Multicultural Theory and Practice and its Applicability to the Post-Soviet States; II NATIONALISM and DEMOCRATIC TRANSITION; 4 Transition in Post-Communist States: Triple or Quadruple?; 5 The National Factor in Ukraine's Quadruple Transition. 6 National Identity and Democratic Transition in Post-Soviet Ukraine and Belarus: A Theoretical and Comparative Perspective7 Ukraine's Post-Soviet Transition: A Theoretical and Comparative Perspective; III COUNTRY CASE STUDIES OF NATIONALISM; 8 Russians and Russophones in the Former USSR and Serbs in Yugoslavia: A Comparative Study of Passivity and Mobilization; 9 Nationalism in Ukraine: Towards a New Theoretical and Comparative Framework; 10 Identity and Nation-Building in Ukraine: Defining the 'Other'; 11 Rusyns in Ukraine: Between Fact and Fiction; IV HISTORY and NATIONALISM. 12 Historiography and National Identity among the Eastern Slavs: Towards a New Framework13 History, Memory and Nation Building in the Post-Soviet Colonial Space; 14 Nation-Building, History Writing and Competition over the Legacy of Kyiv Rus in Ukraine; 15 National Identity and History Writing in Ukraine; About the Author.

Abstract:

This volume brings together 15 articles divided into four sections on the role of nationalism in transitions to democracy, the application of theory to country case studies, and the role played by history and myths in the forging of national identities and nationalisms. The book develops new theories and frameworks through engaging with leading scholars of nationalism: Hans Kohn's propositions are discussed in relation to the applicability of the term 'civic' (with no ethno-cultural connotations) to liberal democracies, Rogers Brubaker over the usefulness of dividing European states in.

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