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Community of Citizens: On the Modern Idea of Nationality
In this critically acclaimed work, for which she was awarded the Prix de L'Assemblee Nationale in 1994, sociologist Dominique Schnapper offers a learned and concise antidote to contemporary assaults on the nation. Schnapper's arguments on behalf of the modern nation represent at once a learned history of the national ideal, a powerful rejoinder to its contemporary critics, ...more
Hardcover, 184 pages
Published April 1st 1998 by Transaction Publishers
(first published September 14th 1994)
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Dominique Schnapper (born November 9, 1934 in Paris) was a member of the Constitutional Council of France from 2001 to 2010. She is also a scholar and professor of sociology. Her sociological studies have been largely historical and have ranged from inquiries into minorities and labor to others on citizenship and nations. She has been named a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor, and an Officer of the ...moreMore about Dominique Schnapper...