Quote: “The dominant bourgeoisie and the bourgeois social formations formed one another in reciprocally in a ‘process without a subject’, by restructuring the state in the national form and by modifying the status of all the other classes. This explains the simultaneous genesis of nationalism and cosmopolitanism.”
Question: How does this explain the simultaneous of nationalism and cosmopolitanism?
Comment: In “The Nationalization of Society” section, Balibar argues that there are consequences for analyzing the nation as a historical form. Balibar states that society has to stop linear developmental schemas. What does the author mean by this?Uncategorized