The Dilemmas of Identity

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Tallinn University Press, 2010 - Civilization - 383 pages
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Contents

Introduction
13
Fallibility
19
A theory of power and language
26
Language and power
41
The construction of identity
51
Boundaries
63
Boundedness
69
Symbols
80
Language
178
Antiessentialism
184
Cultural reproduction
190
Race
197
Cultural insecurity
206
Small states
213
Central Europe and the Enlargement of the European Union
240
Defining SouthEastern Europe
246

Uses and abuses of the past
89
History memory and identity
101
Homogeneity
110
The coming of the modern state
127
Legibility
136
Banal universalism
142
Human rights normativity
153
Emancipation
161
The challenge of nonparty politics
169
Defining a ThoughtStyle
253
Narratives of victimhood the new Jewish identity
267
Jews in Hungary
280
the Hungarian Status Law
288
the Beneš decrees
300
Global processes
317
the UK case study
337
Conclusion
350
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