Banal Nationalism

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Sage, 1995 - Electronic books - 200 pages
The author asks why people do not forget their national identity. He suggests that in daily life nationalism is constantly flagged in the media through routine symbols and habits of language. He is critical of orthodox theories in sociology, politics and social psychology for ignoring this core feature of national identity.

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Michael Billig mounts a critic to orthodox theories in sociology, politics and social psychology by arguing that although nationalism continues to be a major ideological force in contemporary world ... Read full review

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