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By Joseph A. Massad

ISBN-10: 0231123221

ISBN-13: 9780231123228

ISBN-10: 023112323X

ISBN-13: 9780231123235

Colonial results analyzes the construction and definition of recent Jordanian identification. Massad experiences key institutions-- the legislation and the military--and makes use of them to create an unique and detailed research of the improvement of Jordanian nationwide id within the postcolonial period.

Joseph A. Massad engages fresh scholarly debates on nationalism and richly fulfills the analytical promise of Michel Foucault's perception that smooth associations and their strength to have efficient, no longer in basic terms repressive or coercive, capacities -- although Massad additionally stresses their persisted repressive function.

His argument is complex by means of a attention of proof, together with photographs produced by way of nation vacationer firms geared toward attracting Western viewers, the altering and precarious place of girls within the newly built nationwide area, and such practices as football video games, track, songs, meals, garments, and moving accents and dialects.

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