Nation_state_rules_norms - cultural community that makes...

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T HE N ATION -S TATE : R ULES AND N ORMS I NSTITUTIONS Culture that is not left to chance: embedding of practices and symbols in formal organizations that have rules and values that repeat and are frequently guaranteed by laws. State : since this is a course on politics and culture, this is the institution that we care about (Max Weber) o Constitutions o Cohesion o Coercion o Elements of cohesion and coercion o The “business of rule” (Poggi); technology of rule, allocation and protection Nation : a way of creating a
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Unformatted text preview: cultural community that makes citizens groups of people feel attached to their state o imagined community (Anderson) o community of memory (Renan, Weber) o Ethnic nationalism vs. Civic nationalism an almost biological notion of groupness vs. a political notion of groupness (Ignatieff) Nation-State is the geographically bounded space where culture and organization come together under the rule of law (pre-modern and modern). 1 Politics and Culture, SOC 248/GOV 363 2...
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