Nation state, social cohesion and cultural diversity

Babacan, Hurriyet, and Herrmann, Peter (2013) Nation state, social cohesion and cultural diversity. In: Babacan, Hurriyet, and Herrmann, Peter, (eds.) Nation State and Ethnic Diversity. Global Political Studies . Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA, pp. 19-36.

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[Extract] The nation state is a construct that emerged in the era of the industriar revolution. The state defmes the meaning of citizenship and promotes systems which define the lives of the people living within its borders. The modem state rests on the notion of citizenship in both a legal and a nonnative sense. Marshall (1992) identifies that citizenship rights include civil, political and social rights. The detennlnation of these rights, particularly social rights, is the result of historical struggles among different groups in society. The adequacy or otherwise of these rights are hotly debated topics (Babacan and Babacan, 2007).

Item ID: 25189
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-1-62257-967-9
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2013 00:22
FoR Codes: 16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1606 Political Science > 160699 Political Science not elsewhere classified @ 50%
16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1608 Sociology > 160803 Race and Ethnic Relations @ 50%
SEO Codes: 94 LAW, POLITICS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES > 9402 Government and Politics > 940299 Government and Politics not elsewhere classified @ 50%
95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9599 Other Cultural Understanding > 959999 Cultural Understanding not elsewhere classified @ 50%
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