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" All that I can find to say is that a nation exists when a significant number of people in a community consider themselves to form a nation, or behave as if they formed one. "
Borders and Brethren: Iran and the Challenge of Azerbaijani Identity - Page 9
by Brenda Shaffer - 2002
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Philosophical Perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Tomis Kapitan - 1997
...scientifically precise definition of a nation is impossible and, at best, this phenomenon can be said to exist when "a significant number of people in a community...to form a nation, or behave as if they formed one." 24 In fact, there are two features that constitute a nation, says Renan: "One is a possession in common...
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From Cold War to Cold Peace?: A Comparative Empirical Study of Russian and ...

Peter Ester, Loek Halman, Vladimir Olegovič Rukavišnikov - 1997 - 254 pages
...identification ie a nation's self-consciousness. That is to say, 'a nation exists when a significant part of people in a community consider themselves to form a nation or behave as if they formed one' (Seton-Watson, 1977). Therefore, a nation 'is an imagined political community [...] because the members...
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Language and Conflict: A Neglected Relationship

Sue Wright - 1998 - 65 pages
...this evident when he summarised a lifetime of study with the words, 'All I can find to say is that a nation exists when a significant number of people...to form a nation, or behave as if they formed one'. In a footnote, Anderson (1991: 5-6) acknowledged the parallel between Seton- Watson's formulation and...
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Malaysia: The Making of a Nation

Cheah Boon Kheng - 2002 - 264 pages
...Nationalism (Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1977) as follows: "All that I can find to say is that a nation exists when a significant number of people...to form a nation, or behave as if they formed one." Anderson adds, "We may translate 'consider themselves' as 'imagine themselves'." 23 WR Roff, The Origins...
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Im Tode ein Buddha: buddhistisch-nationale Identitätsbildung in Japan am ...

Peter Kleinen - 2002 - 250 pages
...certain number of people who exert sufficient influence on the overall public discourse within their 'community consider themselves to form a nation, or behave as if they formed one' (SETON-WATSON 1977: 5), this community already is or exists as a nation. In principle, I do not think...
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State Health Insurance Market Reform: Toward Inclusive and Sustainable ...

Alan C. Monheit, Joel C. Cantor - 2004 - 173 pages
...Seton-Watson, 1977). Anderson (1991) and Seton-Watson (1977) consider all nations to be imagined communities: 'A nation exists when a significant number of people...to form a nation, or behave as if they formed one' (Seton-Watson, 1977, p. 5). 'The nation ... is an imagined political community. It is imagined because...
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Justice and Democracy: Essays for Brian Barry

Brian Barry - 2004 - 228 pages
...autonomous and to have its own state. In Hugh Seton- Watson's loose définition, there is such a group when 'a significant number of people in a community...to form a nation, or behave as if they formed one' (Tamir 1993: 65). Unfortunately, this is very loose, because there are few clear indicators of such...
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Peace Studies: Critical Concepts in Political Science, Volume 3

Matthew Evangelista - 2005 - 529 pages
...Hugh Seton- Watson's (1977:5) summing up of a lifetime of study with: "All I can find to say is that a nation exists when a significant number of people...to form a nation, or behave as if they formed one." The right to self-determination, therefore, becomes centered on the need to define the term "self"...
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Nations and Nationalism: A Reader

Philip Spencer, Howard Wollman - 2005 - 364 pages
...Britain, p. 359. 3. Cf. Seton-Watson, Nations and States, p. 5: 'All that I can find to say is that a nation exists when a significant number of people...to form a nation, or behave as if they formed one.' We may translate 'consider themselves' as 'imagine themselves.' 4. Renan, 'Qu'est-ce qu'une nation?',...
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When is the Nation?: Towards an Understanding of Theories of Nationalism

Atsuko Ichijo, Gordana Uzelac - 2005 - 224 pages
...1983: 7). Seton Watson (1977: 5) emphasises the collective aspect of the voluntaristic notion: 'the nation exists when a significant number of people...to form a nation, or behave as if they formed one.' The subjective nature of the nation (ie the fact that it does not consist of a set of specific features...
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