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Nation, identity and social theory : perspectives from Wales /
edited by Ralph Fevre and Andrew Thompson.
imprint
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 1999.
description
ix, 278 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0708315453
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imprint
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 1999.
isbn
0708315453
catalogue key
3502482
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
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This volume draws on some of the developments in social theory to examine the different dimensions of nation and nationalism in contemporary Wales. It considers whether or not people have a clear sense of what a national identity might be.
Table of Contents
List of Contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Social Theory and Welsh Identities
Situating Welshness: 'Local' Experience and National Identity
The Intellectual and the National Movement in Wales
Passports to Wales? Race, Nation and Identity
Nationalism, Feminism and Welsh Women: Conflicts and Accommodations
Welsh Identity in a Former Mining Valley: Social Images and Imagined Communities
Nation, Community and Conflict: Housing Policy and Immigration in North Wales
Prospects of Wales: Contested Geographical Imaginations
Spatial Restructuring in the Capital: Struggles to Shape Cardiff's Built Environment
Great Little Trains? The Role of Heritage Railways in North Wales in the Denial of Welsh Identity, Culture and Working-Class History
Territoriality and Heritage in South Wales: Space, Time and Imagined Communities
Nation, Identity and Social Theory
Bibliography
Index
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