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Description - Globalization and National Identities by Paul T. Kennedy

Drawing on original research from social scientists considering 12 countries, this book explores the key issues faced by nations and citizens as they struggle to rediscover, reaffirm or reconstruct their sense of national identities in the face of globalizing forces. Some nations and peoples experience the fragmentation of once certain identities as threatening and likely to generate political and social breakdown. Others encounter globalization as a challenge which brings uncertainties but also opportunities for adaptation, the evolution of hybrid identities or new forms of protest.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333929636
ISBN-10: 0333929632
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 5-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Paul T. Kennedy

PAUL KENNEDY is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Manchester Metropolitan University and Director of the Research Unit for Global Studies. He has taught sociology, with a special interest in Africa, North-South relations and global affairs, for over thirty years in different countries. His research interests and publications include work on African capitalism and development, green businesses and consumerism and transnational professional communities. - CATHERINE DANKS is Senior Lecturer in History and Economic History at Manchester Metropolitan University and a member of the Research Unit for Global Studies. She is the author of Russian Politics and Society.

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