Flashcards in Nation, State and Society Deck (9)
What is a state?
Centralised set of institutions facilitating coercive power, Johnson et al
What is the only body that can control things within its self?
Name a nation where boundaries and statehood is not always clear?
Abkhazia, Kosovo, Palestine
What is France and French an example of?
State and nation
What is an example of independence my needing a race?
Gorkhaland, many mixed ethnicities
Why do nations try and protect national beliefs?
Often trying to defend purity
What is a true nation state?
Iceland, nationals only occupy that area
Who wrote the book orientalism?