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The Ethics of Nation‐Building

Margaret Moore

in The Ethics of Nationalism

Published in print June 2001 | ISBN: 9780198297468
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191599958 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198297467.003.0005
The Ethics of Nation‐Building

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This chapter draws on the analysis of the previous three chapters of normative theory to examine the kinds of nation‐building policies that the state is justified in pursuing. It examines the relationship between multiculturalism and political autonomy claims of minority nationalists and justifies differential treatment of the different types of identity groups.

Keywords: autonomy; identity groups; minority nationalism; multiculturalism; nation‐building

Chapter.  13580 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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