‘From collective myth to counterpublics: negotiating national identity in an age of global flows’ | C. Karner- openDemocracy

‘From collective myth to counterpublics: negotiating national identity in an age of global flows’ | C. Karner- openDemocracy

Definitions of national identity are inherently contestable and indeed frequently contested. As such, monolithic accounts need to give way to analyses capable of illuminating the symbolic and institutional struggles, contradictions and ambivalences shaping and surrounding national identity negotiations. The latter, in turn, reveal much about human rights, social exclusion, and political and economic struggle in an era shaped by the continuous and manifold crossing and re-asserting of collective boundaries.

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