The Resource Colonial effects: : the making of national identity in Jordan, Joseph A. Massad, (ebook)

Colonial effects: : the making of national identity in Jordan, Joseph A. Massad, (ebook)

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Colonial effects: : the making of national identity in Jordan
Title
Colonial effects:
Title remainder
the making of national identity in Jordan
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Joseph A. Massad
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Language
eng
Summary
Colonial Effects analyzes the creation and definition of modern Jordanian identity. Massad studies two key institutions-- the law and the military--and uses them to create an original and precise analysis of the development of Jordanian national identity in the postcolonial period. Joseph A. Massad engages recent scholarly debates on nationalism and richly fulfills the analytical promise of Michel Foucault's insight that modern institutions and their power to have productive, not merely repressive or coercive, capacities -- though Massad also stresses their continued repressive function. His argument is advanced by a consideration of evidence, including images produced by state tourist agencies aimed at attracting Western visitors, the changing and precarious position of women in the newly constructed national space, and such practices as soccer games, music, songs, food, clothing, and shifting accents and dialects
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Midwest
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1963-
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Massad, Joseph Andoni
Dewey number
956.9504/3
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Columbia international affairs online. Books
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  • Jordan
  • Nation-state
  • National characteristics, Jordanian
  • Jordan
  • Postcolonialism
  • Jordan
  • Culture and law
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adult
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Colonial effects: : the making of national identity in Jordan, Joseph A. Massad, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780231505703
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11859839
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remote
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11859839
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MWT11859839
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Colonial effects: : the making of national identity in Jordan, Joseph A. Massad, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231505703
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11859839
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11859839
System control number
MWT11859839
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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