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Citizenship, Nationality And Ethnicity: Reconciling Competing Identities

By: T.K. Oommen

Price: $38.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Rawat Publications: 2017

Seller ID: 702041

ISBN: 8131608808

Condition: New

Most interpretations of ethnicity concentrate either on particular societies or on specific dimensions of ‘world society’. This work takes quite a different approach, arguing that variations within and across societies are vital for understanding contemporary dilemmas of ethnicity. The author aims to develop a new analysis of the relation between the nation on the one hand, and ethnicity and citizenship on the other. Oommen conceives of the nation as a product of a fusion of territory and language. He demonstrates that neither religion nor race determines national identities. As territory ... View more info