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Ailsa Henderson, Charlie Jeffery and Daniel Wincott (eds.), Citizenship after the Nation State: Regionalism, Nationalism and Public Attitudes in Europe (Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2013). isbn: 9780230296572

Ailsa Henderson, Charlie Jeffery and Daniel Wincott (eds.), Citizenship after the Nation State:... PART 3 Book Reviews ∵ Ailsa Henderson, Charlie Jeffery and Daniel Wincott (eds.), Citizenship after the Nation State: Regionalism, Nationalism and Public Attitudes in Europe (Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2013). isbn : 9780230296572 Henderson, Jeffery, and Wincott’s edited volume is an explicit corrective to a literature on citizenship that has relied too much on the nation-state as the unit of analysis. Analyzing original data from 14 regions within five European states, the volume (which is the result of a multi-year research project funded by the European Science Foundation) explores how citizens define and pursue collective goals at regional scales, as well as at the scale of the nation-state. In doing so, Citizenship after the Nation State moves away from ‘methodological nationalism’, without neglecting the persisting relevance of the state. Instead, the authors show how regional institutions, actors, and processes ar - e trans forming the state, ‘de-nationalizing’ it, and recasting it as a more complex multi-levelled form of political organization. Moreover, the volume challenges the term ‘nation-state’, uncoupling nation from state and highlighting that na - tionalism is often detached from existing stat Citiz es. enship after the Nation State thus shows that what comes ‘after the nation-state’ is neither http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Yearbook of Minority Issues Online Brill

Ailsa Henderson, Charlie Jeffery and Daniel Wincott (eds.), Citizenship after the Nation State: Regionalism, Nationalism and Public Attitudes in Europe (Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2013). isbn: 9780230296572

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PART 3 Book Reviews ∵ Ailsa Henderson, Charlie Jeffery and Daniel Wincott (eds.), Citizenship after the Nation State: Regionalism, Nationalism and Public Attitudes in Europe (Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2013). isbn : 9780230296572 Henderson, Jeffery, and Wincott’s edited volume is an explicit corrective to a literature on citizenship that has relied too much on the nation-state as the unit of analysis. Analyzing original data from 14 regions within five European states, the volume (which is the result of a multi-year research project funded by the European Science Foundation) explores how citizens define and pursue collective goals at regional scales, as well as at the scale of the nation-state. In doing so, Citizenship after the Nation State moves away from ‘methodological nationalism’, without neglecting the persisting relevance of the state. Instead, the authors show how regional institutions, actors, and processes ar - e trans forming the state, ‘de-nationalizing’ it, and recasting it as a more complex multi-levelled form of political organization. Moreover, the volume challenges the term ‘nation-state’, uncoupling nation from state and highlighting that na - tionalism is often detached from existing stat Citiz es. enship after the Nation State thus shows that what comes ‘after the nation-state’ is neither

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European Yearbook of Minority Issues OnlineBrill

Published: May 22, 2016

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