June 1997
Estudios Sobre las Culturas Contemporáneas;jun1997, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p97
Academic Journal
National and cultural identities can be conceived as symbolic constructions, argues Renato Ortiz in this article. He demonstrates that the classic principles of integration, territoriality and centrality that have been held to characterize the nation, and to offer the bases for national identity, have in significant measure been displaced by processes of globalization.


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