Stories of Peoplehood The Politics and Morals of Political Membership (Contemporary Political Theory) by Rogers M. Smith

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Subjects:

  • Political science & theory,
  • Political sociology,
  • Political culture,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Science / History & Theory,
  • Political participation,
  • Political psychology

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7744036M
ISBN 100521520037
ISBN 109780521520034

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Stories of Peoplehood book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. How is a sense of belonging to a political community created. Rogers /5(7). "In a book of formidable erudition and learning, Smith succeeds brilliantly in reviewing the vast literature on nationalism, reformulating it into a highly innovative and important thesis about peoplehood and demonstrating the analytical purchase of the derived 'ethically constitutive stories' as an approach to building better by: In a book of formidable erudition and learning, Smith succeeds brilliantly in reviewing the vast literature on nationalism, reformulating it into a highly innovative and important thesis about peoplehood and demonstrating the analytical purchase of the derived 'ethically constitutive stories' as an approach to building better societies.

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Smith. The book begins with the revolt against British rule in Palestine and ends inwith the Oslo peace agreement that changed the nature and form of the national struggle.

It is based on in-depth interviews and conversations with Palestinians, male and female, old and young, rich and poor, religious and secular, in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria Cited by: Behind nations, states, regions, and other political groupings lies the notion of a distinct "people" who share a common identity and are bound together by rights and obligations.

In this important inquiry into the sources and changing character of political community, Smith argues that the "we" in "we the people" does not emerge organically from particular economic, territorial, demographic. Read the full-text online edition of Stories of Peoplehood: The Politics and Morals of Political Membership ().

Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Stories of Peoplehood:. For more than three decades, Rogers M. Smith Stories of Peoplehood book been one of the leading scholars of the role of ideas in American politics, policies, and history. Over time, he has developed the concept of “political peoples,” a category that is much broader and more fluid than legal citizenship, enabling Smith to offer rich new analyses of political communities, governing institutions, public policies.

Stories of Peoplehood | How can we build thriving political communities. In this provocative account of how societies are bound together, Rogers Smith examines the importance of 'stories of peoplehood', narratives that promise economic or political power and define political allegiances in religious, cultural, racial, ethnic and related terms.

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Combining. In his latest book, parts of which were presented as part of the Castle Lectures at Yale, he explores how illiberal nationalism can be fought and reconciled to more humane, Stories of Peoplehood book, and optimistic views of human potential and collective existence.

and inclusive stories of national peoplehood.” What makes a good story of peoplehood. Smith Author: Rogers M.

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In contrast to much contemporary writing, Stories of Peoplehood argues for community-building via robust contestation among sharply differing views. This original argument combines accessible theory with colourful examples of myths and stories from around the world and over 2, years of human history.

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What it means to be Palestinian: stories of Palestinian peoplehood. [Dina Matar] -- "What It Means to be Palestinian" is a narrative of narratives, a collection of personal stories, remembered feelings and reconstructed experiences by different Palestinians whose.

How is a sense of belonging to a political community created. Rogers Smith suggests that Stories of Peoplehood, narratives which include racial, religious, ethnic and cultural elements, serve to make membership of a political group part of an individual's identity. He argues that competition over accounts of a nation's history and culture is thus an important part of political life.

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Liberals need to offer their own stories expressing more inclusive values. Analyzing three liberal stories of peoplehood—those of John Dewey, Barack Obama, and Abraham Lincoln—Smith argues that all have value and all are needed, though he sees Lincoln&’s, based.

Rogers Smith suggests that Stories of Peoplehood, narratives which include racial, religious, ethnic and cultural elements, serve to make membership of a political group part of an individual's. The book draws on Smith’s recent theoretical, empirical, and normative scholarship to provide a broad picture of the role that stories of peoplehood play in American political life, as well as the role those stories should play in the context of a changing modern world.

By combining three types of analysis around a single topic, the book. Liberals need to offer their own stories expressing more inclusive values. Analyzing three liberal stories of peoplehood—those of John Dewey, Barack Obama, and Abraham Lincoln—Smith argues that all have value and all are needed, though he sees Lincoln’s, based on the Declaration of Independence, as the most promising.

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Patrick Weil (University of Paris 1, Pantheon-Sorbonne and Yale University) writes: “Constitutive stories of ‘peoplehood’ are not only necessary to keep political communities together, they also design and open the way to a better future.

This is a compelling and impressive. In this coming together of family and peoplehood, we are again reminded of the stories of the patriarchs, in which the family represents the people.

In the patriarchal stories the main concern was the establishment of the family line—the quest for an heir whom God will designate as the one through whom the people of Israel will be born. Less attention has been paid to the role of proliferating, conflicting “stories of peoplehood” in generating the appeal of nationalistic populist narratives, or to the content of the stories of who the people are, and why they deserve to govern, that these populist movements advance.

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