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The Shame Of The Nation

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Jonathan Kozol | Publisher : Broadway Books

ISBN 10 : 9781400052455
ISBN 13 : 1400052459

An analysis of urban education argues that conditions have worsened for inner-city children, looking at how liberal education is being replaced by high-stakes testing procedures, c..

Power And The Nation In European History

Pub Date : 2005-06-09 | Author : Len Scales | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 1139444727
ISBN 13 : 9781139444729

Few would doubt the central importance of the nation in the making and unmaking of modern political communities. The long history of 'the nation' as a concept and as a name for var..

Nation

Pub Date : 2009-10-06 | Author : Terry Pratchett | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780061975233
ISBN 13 : 0061975230

When a giant wave destroys his village, Mau is the only one left. Daphne—a traveler from the other side of the globe—is the sole survivor of a shipwreck. Separated by language ..

Contesting The Nation

Pub Date : 1996-04-01 | Author : David Ludden | Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press

ISBN 10 : 0812215850
ISBN 13 : 9780812215854

Today, powerful political forces seek to make the Indian state Hindu. Their rising influence since 1980 has occurred during a period of radical change in Indian society and politic..

Asian Forms Of The Nation

Pub Date : 1996 | Author : Stein Tønnesson | Publisher : Psychology Press

ISBN 10 : 0700704426
ISBN 13 : 9780700704422

Asian forms of the nation have rarely been seen as independent, alternative models. Among today's leading theoreticians, there is a growing tendency to take Asia seriously, and to ..

Coloring The Nation

Pub Date : 2001 | Author : David Howard | Publisher : Signal Books

ISBN 10 : 1902669118
ISBN 13 : 9781902669113

This volume explores the significance of racial theorising in Dominican society and its manifestation in everyday life. The author examines how ideas of skin colour and racial iden..

The Nation In History

Pub Date : 2000 | Author : Anthony D. Smith | Publisher : UPNE

ISBN 10 : 1584650400
ISBN 13 : 9781584650409

An expert in the field analyzes the major debates between historians and social scientists on the nature and development of ethnic communities, nations, and nationalism. In concise..