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The Scope of Government of the European Union: Explaining Citizens’ Support for a More Powerful EU

Pedro C. Magalhães

in The Europeanization of National Polities?: Citizenship and Support in a Post-Enlargement Union

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602346
eISBN:
9780191739163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602346.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union, Comparative Politics

This chapter discusses our third dimension of EU citizenship – Scope of Government. It analyses people’s perceptions of and expectations for current and further EU policy-making capacity. It argues ... More


Multiculturalism: Multiculturalism and Scotland: ‘Bringing the Outside into the Middle’

Nasar Meer

in Scotland's Muslims: Society, Politics and Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474427234
eISBN:
9781474438407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427234.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The purpose of this chapter is to locate the discussion about Muslims in Scotland in relation to questions of national identity and multicultural citizenship. While the former has certainly been a ... More


Cyber Security: Securing Our Cyber Ecosystem

Howard A. Schmidt

in Advances in Cyber Security: Technology, Operations, and Experiences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823244560
eISBN:
9780823268948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244560.003.0016
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter first discusses the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), established by the White House in 2010 in response to a near-term action item in President Obama's ... More


Immigration and National Identities in Latin America

Nicola Foote and Michael Goebel (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060002
eISBN:
9780813050461
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060002.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book provides a comprehensive, comparative overview of immigration to Latin America, and presents original insight into the significance of immigration for regional national identities. The book ... More


The politics of identity: Place, space and discourse

Christine Agius and Dean Keep (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526110244
eISBN:
9781526136022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110244.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Identity is often regarded as something that is possessed by individuals, states, and other agents. In this edited collection, identity is explored across a range of approaches and under-explored ... More


Games Across Frontiers: Mediated Sport and National Identity

Raymond Boyle and Richard Haynes

in Power Play: Sport, the Media and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635924
eISBN:
9780748671083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635924.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Examines the role sport plays in representing national identity in the media. Looks at how television and the media more generally reproduce and challenge expectations around national stereotypes and ... More


The Scottish Context

W. Elliot Bulmer

in Constituting Scotland: The Scottish National Movement and the Westminster Model

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748697595
eISBN:
9781474427128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697595.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Constitutions have to fit the context for which they are intended. Before examining specific constitutional proposals for the future constitution of an independent Scotland, this chapter therefore ... More


The Politics of Identity

Paul Gilbert

in Cultural Identity and Political Ethics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623877
eISBN:
9780748671991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623877.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter examines the politics of cultural identity groups, that is, groups of people sharing a common culture which is taken to confer on them a collective identity that deserves ... More


Languages and National Identity in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Multilevel Approach

Katalin Buzási

in The Economics of Language Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034708
eISBN:
9780262335980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034708.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter contributes to the recent strand of the empirical political and economic literature that attempts to reveal the determinants of national identification in Sub-Saharan Africa. Although ... More


An absorptive patria

Arthur Aughey

in The Politics of Englishness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068720
eISBN:
9781781701300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068720.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter considers a legend of integration, a narrative that may be said to constitute the English answer to problems of stable governance. It comments on Krishnan Kumar's The Making of English ... More


Dancing in the English Style: Consumption, Americanisation and National Identity in Britain, 1918-50

Allison Abra

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994334
eISBN:
9781526128218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994334.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Dancing in the English style explores the development, experience, and cultural representation of popular dance in Britain from the end of the First World War to the early 1950s. It describes the ... More


Identity: Fragments, Frankness

Jean-Luc Nancy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823256105
eISBN:
9780823261314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256105.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Identity. Fragments, Frankness is a dense and powerful essay on the notion of identity and on how it plays in our contemporary world. In contrast with various attempts to cling to established ... More


Julia Margaret Cameron's 'fancy subjects': Photographic allegories of Victorian identity and empire

Jeff Rosen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781784993177
eISBN:
9781526109811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993177.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

The Victorians admired Julia Margaret Cameron for her evocative photographic portraits of eminent men like Tennyson, Carlyle, and Darwin. But Cameron also made numerous photographs called ‘fancy ... More


Salvage Ethnography in the Financial Sector: The Path to Economic Crisis in Scotland

Jonathan Hearn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719087998
eISBN:
9781526128492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087998.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book takes ethnographic data collected in 2001-2, during a year’s fieldwork in the Bank of Scotland and HBOS, and revisits it from the perspective of the present, that is, after the global ... More


Cultural Pluralism and National Identity

Rebecca Tillett

in American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This essay provides an historical context for considering ethnicity, immigration and American identity. Beginning with early positive cultural identities as found in de Crèvecoeur and de Tocqueville, ... More


Identity Is Not a Figure

Jean-Luc Nancy

in Identity: Fragments, Frankness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823256105
eISBN:
9780823261314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256105.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

In chapter 3, Nancy argues that to engage a debate on national identity in this way is a “deadly process” (processus mortifère), in the sense that it closes off identities from what makes them alive. ... More


Feeling American in America, Not Feeling British in Britain

Onoso Imoagene

in Beyond Expectations: Second-Generation Nigerians in the United States and Britain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292314
eISBN:
9780520965881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292314.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

In chapter 6, I show how the specific history an immigrant group has with the receiving country is an important aspect of the context of reception which does not receive sufficient attention in ... More


Kosher Feijoada and Other Paradoxes of Jewish Life in São Paulo

Misha Klein

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039879
eISBN:
9780813043784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039879.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In spite of exclusion and persecution under Portuguese colonial rule, today the world's largest Catholic country is home to the second largest Jewish community in Latin America. Being Jewish in ... More


French Moves: The Cultural Politics of le hip hop

Felicia McCarren

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199939954
eISBN:
9780199347353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939954.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

For more than two decades, le hip hop has shown France’s “other” face: danced by minorities associated with immigration and the suburbs, it has channeled rage against racism and unequal opportunity ... More


The African presence: Representations of Africa in the construction of Britishness

Graham Harrison

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780719088858
eISBN:
9781781705773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088858.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book considers the ways that representations of Africa have contributed to the changing nature of British national identity. It does so by developing the concept of the African presence: the ... More


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