Grounded Nationalisms' political grounding? Invited comment for ‘Debates Section

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This commentary argues that Grounded Nationalisms is both empirically and theoretically sophisticated, not least for showing substantively how nationalism has become a crucial form of modern subjectivity. This argument is suggestive, too, for understanding how this subject/ivity is underpinned by nationalism’s political – not economic or developmental – functionalism in the modern era. Yet there is still great scope for better grasping the critical ways in which ‘race’ – nation’s politically functional twin in modern subjectivity – can be similarly grounded and similarly defines drives for homogeneity.
Original languageEnglish
Article number079160351987212
JournalIrish Journal of Sociology
Early online date29 Aug 2019
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 29 Aug 2019

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  • comment
  • debates
  • grounded nationalisms
  • nationalism


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