The many faces of Englishness: Identity, diversity and nationhood in England


  • Michael Kenny

    1. Professor of politics at Queen Mary University, London. His next book, The Politics of Nationhood in England: Class, Culture and Governance after Devolution, will be published by Oxford University Press.
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The resurgence of English identity, Michael Kenny explains, is being driven by an internal struggle between the competing cultural strands that make up contemporary Englishness. He argues that politicians need to recognise and embrace this heterogenity if they're to answer the English question.