Making Sense of Collectivity: Ethnicity, Nationalism and Globalisation (Social Sciences Research Centre)

By Sinisa Malesevic

We are living in a quickly altering international. The cave in of the chilly warfare, the improvement of latest applied sciences and the globalisation of the realm economic system have all had a dramatic influence on societies around the globe. Migration, new kinds of wars and altering borders suggest that even the steadiness and safeguard of realms has turn into a specific thing of the earlier. New nationalisms, new social pursuits and the resurgence of id politics all point out that we're getting into a brand new period the place the very inspiration of collective identification -- via kingdom states or via transnational id tradition -- is challenged. This quantity examines options of collective identification, how they're altering and what this suggests for our destiny. With contributions from distinctive sociologists together with Jenkins, Eisenstadt, Rex, Bauman and corridor, it supplies a thorough new review of collectivity idea -- an issue that lies on the middle of sociology, anthropology and political technological know-how.

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