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Book review: rule, Britannia! Getting caught up in the web of language, customs, symbols and institutions that define us

Bond, Ross (2012) Book review: rule, Britannia! Getting caught up in the web of language, customs, symbols and institutions that define us. LSE Review of Books (06 Jul 2012). Website.

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Abstract

This book analyses the current debates around national identity and multiculturalism by asking why so many people treat as common sense the idea that they live in and belong to nations. Ross Bond finds that through careful attention to the microsociological detail of everyday conversation, Michael Skey shows how people’s perspectives are guided by national frames of reference, which in turn afford them a sense of security in reflecting upon the world around them. National Belonging and Everyday Life: The Significance of Nationhood in an Uncertain World. Michael Skey. Palgrave Macmillan. October 2011.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2012 13:31
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2020 23:09
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/46990

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