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By Melissa Aronczyk

ISBN-10: 0199752168

ISBN-13: 9780199752164

ISBN-10: 0199752176

ISBN-13: 9780199752171

nationwide governments world wide are turning to branding specialists, public kinfolk advisers and strategic communications specialists to assist them "brand" their jurisdiction. utilizing the instruments, recommendations and services of business branding is thought to assist international locations articulate extra coherent and cohesive identities, allure overseas capital, and keep citizen loyalty. briefly, the target of kingdom branding is to make the state topic in an international the place borders and bounds look more and more obsolete.

But what truly occurs to the country while it's reconceived as a model? How does kingdom branding swap the phrases of politics and tradition in a globalized international? via case reviews in twelve nations and in-depth interviews with state branding specialists and their nationwide consumers, Melissa Aronczyk argues that the social, political and cultural discourses constitutive of the state were harnessed in new and frustrating methods, with far-reaching effects for either our idea of the country and our beliefs of nationwide citizenship. Branding the Nation demanding situations the bought knowledge in regards to the energy of manufacturers to alter the area, and gives a severe viewpoint on those new methods of conceiving worth and id within the globalized twenty-first century.

This booklet is set how kingdom branding turned a world phenomenon and a pro transnational perform. it's also approximately how kingdom branding has develop into an answer to perceived modern difficulties affecting the distance of the country country: difficulties of monetary improvement, democratic verbal exchange, and particularly nationwide visibility and legitimacy amidst the a number of worldwide flows of past due modernity. during this ebook, Melissa Aronczyk charts the political, cultural and financial rationales during which the state has been made to topic in a twenty-first-century context of world integration.

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