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The coherence of liberal nationalism

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After briefly sketching the history of liberal nationalism, the chapter distinguishes the weaker thesis that liberalism and nationalism are compatible from the stronger thesis that liberalism needs national identification in order to survive. The weaker thesis can be attacked on the grounds that liberals must be cosmopolitans, but a stronger challenge points to the discriminatory effects that national identities may have for minority groups. There will be some matters over which a collective ...

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10.1093/oso/9780198842545.003.0002

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3868-5792

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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Editor
ORCID:
0000-0002-3868-5792
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Editor
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Host title:
Liberal Nationalism and Its Critics: Normative and Empirical Questions
Chapter number:
1
Place of publication:
Oxford
Publication date:
2019-12-18
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9780198842545
Language:
English
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Chapter
Pubs id:
1120735
Local pid:
pubs:1120735
Deposit date:
2020-07-22

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