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dc.contributor.authorJordan, Paul
dc.date.issued2014
dc.date.submitted2014-05-05 00:00:00
dc.date.submitted2020-04-01T14:44:08Z
dc.identifier474310
dc.identifierOCN: 924823900
dc.identifier2228-4451
dc.identifierhttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/33429
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/37133
dc.description.abstractThis book provides a unique and intriguing insight into current debates concerning the relationship between nation and state as well as the political management of international image in today’s Europe through an examination of debates on nation branding and the Eurovision Song Contest. Europe is a contested construct and its boundaries are subject to redefinition. This work aims to advance critical thinking about contemporary nation branding and its relationship to, and influence on, nation building. In particular it focusses on key identity debates that the Eurovision Song Contest engendered in Estonia in the run-up to EU accession. The Eurovision Song Contest is an event which is often dismissed as musically and culturally inferior. However, this work demonstrates that it has the capacity to shed light on key identity debates and illuminate wider socio-political issues. Using a series of in-depth interviews with political elites, media professionals and opinion leaders, this book is a valuable contribution to the growing field of research on nation branding and the Eurovision Song Contest.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesPolitics and Society in the Baltic Sea Region
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::1 Geographical Qualifiers::1D Europe
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::1 Geographical Qualifiers::1D Europe::1DV Eastern Europe::1DVU Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe)::1DVUE Estonia
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JF Society & culture: general::JFC Cultural studies::JFCA Popular culture
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JF Society & culture: general::JFD Media studies::JFDT TV & society
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JF Society & culture: general::JFF Social issues & processes
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JP Politics & government::JPH Political structure & processes::JPHV Political structures: democracy
dc.subject.othernation state
dc.subject.othernational identity
dc.subject.othernation building
dc.subject.otherEurovision song contest
dc.subject.otherEuropean integration
dc.subject.othernation branding
dc.subject.otherEstonia
dc.subject.otherEurope
dc.subject.otheridentity construction
dc.subject.otherFinland
dc.subject.otherSoviet Union
dc.subject.otherUkraine
dc.titleThe Modern Fairy Tale
dc.title.alternativeNation Branding, National Identity and the Eurovision Song Contest in Estonia
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.26530/OAPEN_474310
oapen.relation.isPublishedByb48bd099-0b11-4f84-85f9-dbd7752d9f86
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_nameUniversity of Tartu Press
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_websitehttp://www.tyk.ee/
oapen.relation.isbn9789949325597
oapen.pages150
oapen.place.publicationTartu
dc.seriesnumber2


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