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Nationalism and Globalisation

Editor(s): Stephen Tierney
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Published: 08-10-2015
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Edition: 1st
Extent: 274
ISBN: 9781509902071
Imprint: Hart Publishing
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About Nationalism and Globalisation

This book addresses a seemingly paradoxical situation. On the one hand, nationalism from Scotland to the Ukraine remains a resilient political dynamic, fostering secessionist movements below the level of the state. On the other, the competence and capacity of states, and indeed the coherence of nationalism as an ideology, are increasingly challenged by patterns of globalisation in commerce, cultural communication and constitutional authority beyond the state. It is the aim of this book to shed light on the relationship between these two processes, addressing why the political currency of nationalism remains strong even when the salience of its objective – independent and autonomous statehood – becomes ever more attenuated.
The book takes an interdisciplinary approach both within law and beyond, with contributions from international law, constitutional law, constitutional theory, history, political science and sociology. The challenge for our time is considerable. Global networks grow ever more sophisticated while territorial borders, such as those in Eastern and Central Europe, become seemingly more unstable. It is hoped that this book, by bringing together areas of scholarship which have not communicated with one another as much as they might, will help develop an ongoing dialogue across disciplines with which better to understand these challenging, and potentially destabilising, developments.

Table Of Contents

1. Nationalism and Globalisation: New Settings, New Challenges
Stephen Tierney
Part 1: Nationalism and Globalisation: Mapping the Terrain
Nationalism in Global Context
2. The Globalisation of Nationalism and the Law
John Breuilly
3. Nationalism After the State?
Michael Keating
Re-Thinking the Constitutional State
4. Sub-State Nations and Strong States:
The Accommodation Impasse?
Stephen Tierney
5. Re-Thinking Nationalism After Yugoslavia: Multi/Plurinational Regionalisms as Alternatives to Statehood
Dejan Stjepanovi c
6. Southphalia or Southfailure? National Pluralism and the State in South Asia
Asanga Welikala
Part 2: Constitutional Globalisation: The Settings for National Pluralism
International Law: Accommodating Pluralism?
7. Modelling Democratic Secession in International Law
Steven Wheatley
8. Beyond Secession? Law in the Framing of the National Polity
Neil Walker
9. Which Pluralism? External Self-Determination at the Intersection of National, Social and Geopolitical Emancipation
Zoran Oklopcic
New Legal Orders: The Challenges of European Integration and International Human Rights
10. Between Cosmopolis and Community: Justice and Legitimacy in a European Union of Peoples
Richard Bellamy
11. 'Even Children Lisp the Rights of Man' : International Human Rights Law and National Minority Jurisdictions
Cormac Mac Amhlaigh

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