Civil Society: Enlightenment Ideal and Demotic Nationalism

  title={Civil Society: Enlightenment Ideal and Demotic Nationalism},
  author={L. Paterson},
  journal={Social Text},
  pages={109 - 116}
  • L. Paterson
  • Published 2000
  • Political Science
  • Social Text
  • modern Scotland. The last two decades have seen a flowering of Scottish historiographical, sociological, and literary scholarship, which has allowed us to interpret Scotland in what might be called a “normal” light; this is exemplified in Ross’s article. There was nothing paradoxical or craven about the eschewing of political nationalism in nineteenth-century Scotland. As Ross explains, the bourgeoisie of that period were supremely self-confident about their achievements as partners (with… CONTINUE READING
    1 Citations
    Discourses and Scottish Nationalist Movement
    • 1
    • Highly Influenced


    Claiming Scotland: National Identity and Liberal Culture
    • 62
    The Idea of Civil Society.
    • 222
    Civil Society and Political Theory
    • 2,163
    The American School, 1642-1993
    • 173
    Bowling Alone: America's Declining Social Capital
    • 10,972
    • PDF
    Politics and society in Scotland
    • 143
    Civil Society: Old Images, New Visions
    • 369
    • PDF
    New Scotland, New Politics
    • 77
    A Diverse Assembly: The Debate on a Scottish Parliament
    • 12
    The sociology of nationalism
    • 199