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Nationalist exclusion and ethnic conflict : shadows of modernity / Andreas Wimmer.

By: Wimmer, Andreas.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCambridge, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2002Description: ix, 319 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780521011853 (pbk.); 052101185X (pbk.).Subject(s): Nation-state | Nationalism | Ethnic groups -- Political activity | Immigrants -- Political activity | Minorities -- Political activityDDC classification: 320.54 WIM Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Shadows of modernity -- I: Theoretical Explorations -- Compromise and closure: a theory of social dynamics -- The making of modern communities -- II: State-Building and Ethnic Conflict -- Who owns the state? Ethnic conflicts after the end of empires -- Nationalism and ethnic mobilisation in Mexico -- From empire to ethnocracy : Iraq since the Ottomans -- III: The Politics of Exclusion in Nationalised States -- Racism and xenophobia -- Nationalising multi-ethnic Switzerland.
Summary: This book argues that nationalist exclusion and ethnic conflict are characteristic of a modern society that is fragmented into nation states.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-305) and index.

Shadows of modernity --
I: Theoretical Explorations --
Compromise and closure: a theory of social dynamics --
The making of modern communities --
II: State-Building and Ethnic Conflict --
Who owns the state? Ethnic conflicts after the end of empires --
Nationalism and ethnic mobilisation in Mexico --
From empire to ethnocracy : Iraq since the Ottomans --
III: The Politics of Exclusion in Nationalised States --
Racism and xenophobia --
Nationalising multi-ethnic Switzerland.

This book argues that nationalist exclusion and ethnic conflict are characteristic of a modern society that is fragmented into nation states.

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