In the Name of the Nation Nationalism and Politics in Contemporary Russia

This book deconstructs the equation of nationalism with the extreme right in Russia.Nationalism now extends throughout all ofthe countryand can not be seen as a phenomenon confined to the margins of society. This study rejects the interpretation that understands Kremlin-backed patriotism as simply p...

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Main Author: Laruelle, Marlène
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Palgrave Macmillan US 2009, 2009
Series:The Sciences Po Series in International Relations and Political Economy
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book deconstructs the equation of nationalism with the extreme right in Russia.Nationalism now extends throughout all ofthe countryand can not be seen as a phenomenon confined to the margins of society. This study rejects the interpretation that understands Kremlin-backed patriotism as simply part of a fascist trend in Russia and as a rapprochement between the political authorities and the extreme right. A simplistic analysis of such a paradoxical phenomenon addresses neither the basic issue of social consensus nor that of the inherent relationship between national identity and citizenship
Physical Description:VIII, 254 p online resource
ISBN:9780230101234