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Nationality in Decline?

David Miller

in On Nationality

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293569
eISBN:
9780191599910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293569.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

It is often claimed that national identities are weakening as a result of changes at global level in culture and politics. In fact, public cultures still differ significantly cross‐nationally, and ... More


Introduction

Bradford Vivian

in Commonplace Witnessing: Rhetorical Invention, Historical Remembrance, and Public Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190611088
eISBN:
9780190678371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611088.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Introduction argues that witnessing constitutes an important social, political, and moral mode of address in modern public culture. It justifies this main claim while also explaining the basic ... More


Commonplace Witnessing: Rhetorical Invention, Historical Remembrance, and Public Culture

Bradford Vivian

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190611088
eISBN:
9780190678371
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611088.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Commonplace Witnessing examines how citizens, politicians, and civic institutions have adopted idioms of witnessing in recent decades to serve a variety of social, political, and moral ends. It does ... More


Conclusion

Bradford Vivian

in Commonplace Witnessing: Rhetorical Invention, Historical Remembrance, and Public Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190611088
eISBN:
9780190678371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611088.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Conclusion reiterates the main conceit of the book: that witnessing is rhetorically commonplace in modern public culture in a twofold sense—culturally commonplace and rhetorically commonplace. It ... More


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