Patriotism

ISBN: 9781509518333 An apariție: 2018 Autor: Charles Jones, Richard Vernon Editură: Polity Press Colecție: Key Concepts in Political Theory Tip copertă: Paperback Număr pagini: 120 Stoc: La comandă

Puteți plasa comenzi doar după login

From flag–waving to the singing of national anthems, the practices and symbols ofpatriotism are inescapable, and modern politics is increasingly full of appeals topatriotic fervour. But if no–one chooses where they were born, and our ethicalobligations transcend national boundaries, then does patriotism make any sense? Doesit encourage an uncritical attachment to the status quo, or is it a crucial way ofunderstanding and applying our freedoms and moral duties?

In this engaging book, Charles Jones and Richard Vernon guide us through thesequestions with razor–sharp clarity. They examine the different ways patriotism has beendefended and explained, from a republican attachment to free and democraticinstitutions to an ethical and historical fabric that makes our entire moral life andidentity possible. They outline its relationship to a range of other key concepts, such asnationalism and cosmopolitanism, and skilfully analyse the issues surroundingpartiality to country and whether we should prioritise the welfare of our compatriotsover outsiders.

This concise and lucid volume will be essential for both students and general readerswishing to understand the contemporary resonance and historical development ofpatriotism, and how it intersects with debates about global justice, cosmopolitanismand nationalism.

Limba
Engleza
Autor
Charles Jones, Richard Vernon
Data Publicarii
2018
Editura
Polity Press
Inaltime
22
Latime
14
Grosime
1.2
Tip Coperta
Paperback
Nr Pag
120
Colectie
Key Concepts in Political Theory
Bic
JPA, JPVH1
Greutate
166
Istoric preț pentru: Patriotism