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Beyond Nationalism and the Nation-State: Radical Approaches to Nation

I. Collective action, self-rule, and autonomyA democratic nation: The Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and the idea of nation beyond the stateBackgrounds: A fading empire and ethno-political engineeringNation-state identity politics and its responses: The emergence of the PKKBeyond the nation-state: The PKK's paradigm changeRe-grounding politics: Ocalan's Democratic Modernity ThesisWorking practiceDiscussion and conclusionNotesReferencesHikmet Kivilcimli’s “History Thesis” and the nation-form: National revolutionaries as modern barbarians? Basic concepts of the "History Thesis".Productive forcesAsabiyyah/collective action"Historical Revolution" and "Social Revolution"The "History Thesis" and modern civilizationThe "History Thesis" and the nation-formThe lack of a theory of the nation-form in the "History Thesis"Filling the gap: A theory of the nationform implicit in the "History Thesis"NotesReferencesDreams and realities: Do-it-yourself (autonomic) reincorporation by ex-insurgents in ColombiaReimagining peasant resistance and autonomy in peace-building contexts: A theoretical frameworkDesigning an autonomic process of reincorporation: The "La Fortuna" Cooperative of MutataConcluding discussionNotesReferencesII. Nation, pueblo, narodVenezuela: Revolutionary Bolivarianism against the colonial nation-stateNation and nationalismThe people as non-homogenizing multiplicityCommunal Councils, Communes, and the communal stateThe communal stateConclusionNotesReferencesWhich nation is this? Brexit and the not-so-United KingdomA nation in revolt? Brexit as the "People's Choice"A shifting assemblage: The United Kingdom in theory and practiceAn English hegemony? The problematic Britishness of BrexitDis-uniting the Kingdom: Brexit, nations, and nationalismsConclusion: Of nations and nationalismsReferencesNarod as a radical political invention: The outset of intellectual struggles over the nation in nineteenth-century RussiaRussian high officials on narodRussian intelligentsia on narodRussian nobilityThe Russian intelligentsia as a social entitySlavophiles and WesternizersAlexander Herzen (1812-1870)ConclusionNotesReferencesIII. Anti-colonial nationThe Arab nation, the Chinese model, and theories of self-reliant developmentNational liberationNational peripheral developmentalism in the Arab worldThe auto-critique of Arab nationalismArab developmental thought in the light of ChinaIsmail-Sabri Abdallah and the echoes of ChinaConclusion: The loss of sovereignty and the loss of the futureNotesReferencesRevolution and nation building in Burkina FasoA colonial constructA revolution for allUnity in diversitySocio-ethnic fault-linesIn comparative perspectiveLasting legacyReferencesJosé Carlos Mariátegui and politics: Reform, revolution, and populismA world of possibilityHaya and Mariátegui as political and cultural leadersLeaders and caudillosCulture and politicsConclusionNotesReferences

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