After the Nation?: Critical Reflections on Nationalism and by Shane O'Neill, Keith Breen

By Shane O'Neill, Keith Breen

Explores the ways that the countryside and nationalism are challenged via modern realities. This quantity addresses changes to our knowing of nationwide sovereignty, difficulties posed by means of violent clash among rival nationwide tasks, the feasibility of postnationalist democracy and citizenship, and the controversy over international justice.

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In this context, the paradigm shift discussed here must both advance our understanding of the accommodation of nations in multination-states and, at a multilateral level, help set standards that facilitate the coherent adoption by existing states of specific measures that alleviate tensions related to the presence of diverse cultural communities within overlapping territories. In this regard and in a world of states, two remedies are available for cultural minorities that feel alienated by the hegemony of the national majority.

These new theoretical insights emerged in the areas of conflict resolution and multiculturalism. They point to, through a vast array of empirical and comparative cases, a system of governance based on the participation of several democratically organized ethnonational communities with multiple jurisdictions. Here the governmental process is not one of discrete, centralized, homogeneous units, as in the old nation-state model, but one in which governance is understood as a multilayered 24 After the Nation?

The pie that many Basque nationalists prefer to associate with is not Spain, or even the current Basque autonomous community (Vizcaya, Guipuzcoa, and Alava), but Euskadi, which also comprises a Spanish province outside the autonomous region (Navarre) and three in France (Lapourdi, Soule, and Basse Navarre). Stateless nations prefer to see the state in which they live as comprising divided or parallel societies, rather than a divided society. The focus on conflict regulation within states, of course, is not unique John McGarry and Brendan O’Leary 41 to consociational theory.

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