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Minority Nationalism and the Changing International Order

Michael Keating and John McGarry


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 that, on the contrary, by challenging the ‘nation‐state’ as the sole basis for identity and sovereignty, such processes open the door for a variety of claims by stateless nations, and provide new ways of managing nationality claims. At one level, they lower the stakes in resisting independence and might permit peaceful transitions to independence. Yet they may also make independence, in the tradition ... More

Keywords: globalization, independence, nationalism

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Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780199242146
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0199242143.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Keating, editor
European University Institute, Florence
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John McGarry, editor
University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
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Chapter 1 Introduction

Michael Keating and John McGarry

Part I Comparative and Philosophical Perspectives

Part II Case‐Studies

Chapter 8 Civil Society, Media, and Globalization in Catalonia

Mireya Folch‐Serra and Joan Nogue‐Font

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