Table of contents

  1. Andrew Vincent
    Pages 1-17
  2. Jason Crowley
    Pages 1-18
  3. Ksenija Vidmar Horvat
    Pages 1-14
  4. Thomas Fetzer
    Pages 1-16
  5. Michael S. Merry
    Pages 1-16
  6. M. Victoria Costa
    Pages 1-14
  7. Dimitrios Karmis
    Pages 1-16
  8. David McCabe
    Pages 1-21
  9. Mary Healy
    Pages 1-23
  10. Benny Geys, Kai A. Konrad
    Pages 1-18
  11. Tim Soutphommasane
    Pages 1-21
  12. John Kleinig
    Pages 1-14
  13. Aleksandar Pavković
    Pages 1-19
  14. Stephen Backhouse
    Pages 1-17
  15. Daniel Kapust
    Pages 1-21
  16. Stephen J. A. Ward
    Pages 1-23

About this book

Introduction

The Handbook of Patriotism brings together more than 50 chapters by some of the leading authors on the main themes and concepts associated with this area of scholarly research. Each chapter provides a comprehensive coverage of a particular aspect of this complex (and controversial) social phenomenon. This handbook is intended to provide a clear and authoritative exposition of key contemporary conceptions of patriotism, to discuss the justification and the motivational impulses associated with patriotism and to examine some of the different ideas most commonly associated with one’s attachment, identification and loyalty to a political community. At the same time, it covers a number of basic concepts associated with the ‘standard’ analysis of patriotism, e.g. civic friendship, solidarity, associative duties, civic virtue, loyalty, pride, responsibility, courage etc. Given the complexity and controversiality associated with the foundations, nature and the value as well as the status, scope and the justification of patriotism, a particular section of the handbook is devoted to the most pressing criticisms and objections dividing both advocates and critics alike.

Keywords

patriotism cosmopolitanism nationalism citizenship / civic equality identity and belonging

Editors and affiliations

  • Mitja Sardoc
    • 1
  1. 1.Educational Research InstituteLjubljanaSlovenia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-30534-9
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Religion and Philosophy
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-30534-9