On Nationality

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Clarendon Press, 6 באוק׳ 1995 - 220 עמודים
Nationalism is a dominating force in contemporary politics, but political philosophers have been markedly reluctant to discuss, let alone endorse, nationalist ideas. In this book David Miller defends the principle of nationality. He argues that national identities are valid sources of personal identity; that we are justified in recognizing special obligations to our co-nationals; that nations have good grounds for wanting to be politically self-determining; but that recognizing the claims of nationality does not entail suppressing other sources of personal identity, such as ethnicity. Finally, he considers the claim that national identities are dissolving in the late twentieth century. This timely and provocative book offers the most compelling defence to date of nationality from a radical perspective. Series description Oxford Political Theory presents the best new work in contemporary political theory. It is intended to be broad in scope, including original contributions to political philosophy, and also work in applied political theory. The series will contain works of outstanding quality with no restriction as to approach or subject matter.
 

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INTRODUCTION
1
NATIONAL IDENTITY
17
THE ETHICS OF NATIONALITY
49
NATIONAL SELFDETERMINATION
81
NATIONALITY AND CULTURAL PLURALISM
119
NATIONALITY IN DECLINE?
155
CONCLUSION
183
Bibliography
197
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