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Nationalism and Globalisation : Conflicting or Complementary? - Daphne Halikiopoulou

Nationalism and Globalisation

Conflicting or Complementary?

By: Daphne Halikiopoulou (Editor), Sofia Vasilopoulou (Editor)

Paperback Published: 29th September 2011
ISBN: 9780415581974
Number Of Pages: 208

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What is the effect of globalisation on nationalism, and conversely how does the persistence of the nation affect globalizing forces?

Does globalisation spell the end of the nation-state and if so, what is it that accounts for the persistence of nationalism in the modern world?

Nationalism and globalisation are two central phenomena of the modern world, that have both shaped and been shaped by each other, yet few connections have been made systematically between the two.

This book brings together leading international scholars to examine the relationship between nationalism and globalisation. With a range of case studies from Europe, the US and Asia, the authors focus on the interaction between globalisation, national identity, national sovereignty, state-formation and the economy and consider the ways in which nationalism has shaped globalising processes. Divided into three parts:

  • Part one provides the theoretical framework, identifying the issues that arise from this interrelationship, exploring whether nationalism and globalization are conflicting or can be complementary.
  • Part two examines how nationalism has shaped and has been shaped by globalising forces in the past.
  • Part three focuses on contemporary issues, including regionalisation, migration and citizenship, finance and capitalism, and the emergence of transnational popular and elite cultures on the nation state and national identity.

It will be of interest to students and scholars of political science, sociology, history, economics and international relations.

"Even a fleeting glance at the impressive corpus of work that has been produced over the last couple of decades on globalization and nationalism reminds me of a snappy passage from Haruki Murakami's absorbing Norwegian Wood: ''Not that we were incompatible: we just had nothing to talk about'! The collection of essays brought together by Daphne Halikiopoulou and Sofia Vasilopoulou is a welcome exception to this arid rule. Steering clear from cut and dried categorizations and worn-out cliches, the book problematizes both globalization and nationalism as well as the chequered relationship between the two, and offers fresh perspectives on some of the most important issues that continue to shape the world we live in. Authoritative yet accessible, Nationalism and Globalization will have no difficulty in finding its way into the reading lists of courses in a variety of social science disciplines." - Umut Ozkirimli, Visiting Chair in Contemporary Turkey Studies, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Lund University

Introduction: Bridging the Gap between Nationalism and Globalisation Daphne Halikiopoulou and Sofia Vasilopoulou Part 1: The Historical Flexibility of Nationalism and Globalisation 1. Nationalism Might Change its Character, Again John Hall 2. Globalising the 'Principle of Nationality' Andre Liebich 3. Pan-Nationalism Reframed: Nationalism, 'Diaspora', the Role of the 'Nation-State' and the Global Age Sarah Danielsson Part 2: Between History and Theory 4. Nationalism as Global History John Breuilly 5. Globalisation and Nation Formation in the Longue Duree John Hutchinson 6. Globalisation and the Nation-State: The Future of Failures Ronald Grigor Suny Part 3: Contemporary Issues: Political Economy 7. Global Crisis, National Blame Jonathan Hearn 8. Migration and Citizenship in the Making of a Global Labour Market Stephen Castles Global Culture 9. Nationalism and Global Culture Anthony Smith 10. Nationalism and Culture in a Globalising World Stephanie Lawson. Conclusion: Nationalism and Globalisation: Conflicting or Complementary? Daphne Halikiopoulou and Sofia Vasilopoulou

ISBN: 9780415581974
ISBN-10: 0415581974
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 29th September 2011
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.12
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1