Globalization And National Identities

Overview

Drawing on original research from social scientists working on twelve countries, this book explores the key issues faced by nations and citizens as they struggle to rediscover, reaffirm or reconstruct their sense of national identities in the face of globalizing forces. Some nations and peoples experience the fragmentation of once certain identities as threatening and likely to generate political and social breakdown. Others encounter globalization as a challenge which brings uncertainties but also opportunities ...

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Overview

Drawing on original research from social scientists working on twelve countries, this book explores the key issues faced by nations and citizens as they struggle to rediscover, reaffirm or reconstruct their sense of national identities in the face of globalizing forces. Some nations and peoples experience the fragmentation of once certain identities as threatening and likely to generate political and social breakdown. Others encounter globalization as a challenge which brings uncertainties but also opportunities for adaptation, the evolution of hybrid identities or new forms of protest.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780333929636
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 8/18/2001
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 274
  • Lexile: 1400L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Kennedy is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Manchester Metropolitan University and Director of its Research Unit for Global Studies.

Catherine J. Danks is Senior Lecturer in History and Economic History at Manchester Metropolitan University.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Globalization and the Crisis of Identities—Paul Kennedy
Part I: Globalization: Crisis and Threat
• Russia in Search of Itself—Catherine J.Danks
• Identity and Conflict in Globalizing Times: Experiencing the Global in Areas Raged by Conflict and the Case of the Bosnian Serbs—Ioannis Armakolas
• Identity in the Former GDR: Expressions of 'Ostalgia' and Ossi Pride' in United Germany—Patricia Hogwood
• "You and Me Against the World": Christian Fundamentalists and White Poverty in the USA—Julie F. Scott
Part II: Globalization: Opportunity and Creative Adaptation
• Global Culture in the Thai Media: The Occidental "Other" in TV Advertisements—A. Nedpogaeo
• Globalization, Identity and "Ireland"—G. Honor Fagan
• Civil-Military Relations and Professional Military Identities after the Nation-State—Glen Segell
• On the Construction of Political Identity: Negotiations and Strategies Beyond the Nation-State—Darren J.O'Byrne
Part III: Globalization: The Challenge of an Uncertain Future
• The Immigration of Foreign Workers: A Mirror of Israel's Changing Identity—William Berthoniere
• Identities, Truth and Reconciliation in South Africa: Some International Concerns—Elizabeth Stanley
• Globalization and National Identity Rituals in Brazil and the USA; the Politics of Pleasure versus the Politics of Protest—Lauren Langman
• Globalization and Alternative Approaches to the Transformation of Nation States: Scotland as a Test Case—John W.Books

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