Minority Nationalism and the Changing International Order

Hardcover | June 1, 2001

EditorMichael Keating, John McgarrybyJohn Mcgarry

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Globalization and European integration are sometimes seen as the enemies of nationalism, sweeping away particularisms and imposing a single economic, cultural and political order. The book argues on the contrary that, by challenging the 'nation-state' as the sole basis for identity andsovereignty, they open the way for a variety of claims by stateless nations. It is certainly true that recent years have seen a strong recurrence of nationalist claims, in Europe and in other parts of the world. At the same time, however, globalization and European integration provide new ways ofmanaging nationality claims. At one level, they lower the stakes in independence and might permit peaceful transitions to independence. Yet they may also make independence in the traditional sense less important and provide ways in which multiple and conflicting nationality claims could beaccommodated in new political structures. The chapters in this collection consider these issues from a theoretical perspective and through case studies of stateless nationalisms in western, eastern and central Europe, the former Soviet Union and Quebec. They record a wide variety of experiences andshow that, while there are no easy answers to conflicting national claims, there is reason to believe that they can be managed through democratic political processes.

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Globalization and European integration are sometimes seen as the enemies of nationalism, sweeping away particularisms and imposing a single economic, cultural and political order. The book argues on the contrary that, by challenging the 'nation-state' as the sole basis for identity andsovereignty, they open the way for a variety of cla...

Michael Keating is at University of Aberdeen.

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Format:HardcoverPublished:June 1, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Michael Keating and John McGarry: Introduction. Minority Nationalism and the Changing International OrderPart One. Minority Nationalism and the Changing International Order: Comparative and Philosophical Perspectives2. Michael keating: Nations without States. The accommodation of nationalism in the new state order3. Margaret Moore: Globalization, Cosmopolitanism, and Minority Nationalism4. Will Kymlicka: Immigrant Integration and Minority Nationalism5. David Laitin: National Identities in the Emerging European State6. Walker Connor: From a theory of Relative Economic Deprivation Toward a Theory of Relative Political DeprivationPart Two: Minority Nationalism and the Changing International Order: Case-Studies7. Jurg Steiner: Switzerland and the European Union - a Puzzle8. Mireya Folch-Serra and Joan Nogue-Font: Civil Society, Media and Globalization in Catalonia9. Daniel Latouche: Quebec Nationalism and Globalization10. Tozun Bahcheli: Missing the European Train? Turkish Cypriots, the European Union Option, and the resolution of the conflict in Cyprus11. Janet Laible: Nationalism and a Critique of European Integration: Questions from the Flemish Parties12. James Mitchell and Michael Cavanagh: Context and Contingency: Constitutional Nationalists and Europe13. Kate Graney: Sharing Sovereignty: Tatarstan and the Russian Federation14. John McGarry: . European Integration, Globalization and the Northern Ireland Conflict15. Mitja Zagar: Minority Nationalism in Eastern Europe16. Julie Bernier: Nationalism in Transition: Nationalizing Impulses and International Counterweights in Latvia and Estonia