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By Rogers Brubaker

Offering clean views on perennial questions of ethnicity, race, nationalism, and faith, Rogers Brubaker makes take place the forces that form the politics of range and multiculturalism at the present time. In a lucid and wide-ranging research, he contends that 3 contemporary advancements have altered the stakes and the contours of the politics of distinction: the go back of inequality as a important public main issue, the go back of biology as an asserted foundation of racial and ethnic distinction, and the go back of faith as a key terrain of public contestation.

Grounds for Difference is a refined, unique, and accomplished e-book. the entire hallmarks of Brubaker’s past paintings, corresponding to the conceptual readability, the theoretical rigor―grounded in a well-researched and well-informed analysis―the crisp writing variety, and the impeccable sociological reasoning are displayed the following. there's a wealth of unique principles built during this e-book that calls for a lot cautious analyzing and unpacking.”
―Sinisa Malešević, H-Net Reviews

“This is an impressive assortment that would be one other milestone within the literature of ethnicity and nationalism.”
―Christian Joppke, collage of Bern

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