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Why Nationalism

Yael Tamir


Around the world today, nationalism is back—and it's often deeply troubling. Populist politicians exploit nationalism for authoritarian, chauvinistic, racist, and xenophobic purposes, reinforcing the view that it is fundamentally reactionary and antidemocratic. But this book makes a passionate argument for a very different kind of nationalism: one that revives its participatory, creative, and egalitarian virtues, answers many of the problems caused by neoliberalism and hyperglobalism, and is essential to democracy at its best. The book explains why it is more important than ever for the Left t ... More

Keywords: liberal nationalism, neoliberalism, hyperglobalism, democracy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780691210780
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691210780.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Yael Tamir, author
University of Oxford