Citizenship after the Nation State: Regionalism, Nationalism and Public Attitudes in Europe

Citizenship after the Nation State: Regionalism, Nationalism and Public Attitudes in Europe

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Offering an confrontation of the uncritical choice of the 'nation-state' as a unit of analysis in postwar social science, this book utilises specially collected data from 14 regions across five European states to explores how citizens define and pursue collective goals at regional scale as well as at the scale of the 'nation-state'.

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ISBN-13: 9781349333783
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Series: Comparative Territorial Politics
Edition description: 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Franz Fallend, Universität Salzburg, Austria
Carol Galais, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Ailsa Henderson, University of Edinburgh, UK
Charlie Jeffery, University of Edinburgh, UK
Enric Martinez-Herrera, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Julia Oberhofer, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Francesc Pallarés, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Romain Pasquier, Institut d'Etudes Politiques, France
Dieter Roth, Universität Heidelberg, Germany
Julia Stehlin, Universität Heidelberg, Germany
Roland Sturm, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Peter Ulram, University of Vienna, Austria
Felix Wille, Universität Heidelberg, Germany
Daniel Wincott, Cardiff Law School, UK
Richard Wyn Jones, Cardiff University, UK
Eva Zugmeister, GfK Austria, Austria

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Regional Public Attitudes Beyond Methodological Nationalism; C.Jeffery 2. Citizenship After Devolution in the United Kingdom: Public Attitudes in Scotland and Wales; A.Henderson, C.Jeffery, D.Wincott and R.W.Jones 3. A Comparative study of Citizenship in Three Spanish Autonomous Communities; C.Galais, E.Martinez-Herrera and F.Pallare's 4. Regional Citizenship in Germany: Solidarity and Participation in a Unitary Federal State; J.Oberhofer, D.Roth, J.Stehlin, R.Sturm and F.Wille 5. Public Attitudes to National and Regional Citizenship in a Unitary Federal State: The Case of Austria; F.Fallend, P.A.Ulram and E.Zugmeister 6. Regional Citizenship and Scales of Governance in France; R.Pasquier 7. Multi-level Citizenship in Europe: A Comparative Examination of the Rescaling of Political Life; A.Henderson 8. Conclusions: Citizenship After the Nation State- The 2009 Survey and Beyond; D.Wincott and R.W.Jones

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