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Skey, M (2018) ‘If a citizen from the homeland runs quicker or jumps higher than foreigners, I feel pleasure. Why, I do not know’: The possibilities and limitations of nationalism, Nations and Nationalism, 24(4), pp.857-861, ISSN: 1354-5078. DOI: 10.1111/nana.12456.

Skey, M (Accepted for publication) ‘There are times when I feel like a bit of an alien’: Middling migrants and the national order of things, Nations and Nationalism, ISSN: 1354-5078.

Skey, M, Stone, C, Jenzen, O, Mangan, A (Accepted for publication) Mediatization & Sport: A Bottom-up Perspective, Communication and Sport.

Skey, M, Kyriakidou, M, McCurdy, P, Uldam, J (Accepted for publication) Media events and cosmopolitan fandom: 'Playful nationalism' in the Eurovision Song Contest, International Journal of Cultural Studies, ISSN: 1460-356X.

Antonsich, M and Skey, M (2016) Affective nationalism – issues of power, agency and method, Progress in Human Geography: an international review of geographical work in the social sciences and humanities, ISSN: 1477-0288. DOI: 10.1177/0309132516665279.

Skey, M, Kyriakidou, M, McCurdy, P, Uldam, J (2016) Staging and Engaging with Media Events: A Study of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, International Journal of Communication, 10, pp.3381-3399, ISSN: 1932-8036.

Skey, M and Saey, S (2015) The politics of trans-national belonging: A study of the experiences of second-generation Egyptians during a period of socio-political change in Egypt, Migration Studies, DOI: 10.1093/migration/mnv019.

Skey, M (2015) Mindless markers of the nation’: The routine flagging of nationhood across the visual environment, Sociology, ISSN: 1469-8684. DOI: 10.1177/0038038515590754.

Skey, M (2014) Television and the Moral Imaginary: Society Through the Small Screen, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF COMMUNICATION, 29(4), pp.495-503, ISSN: 0267-3231. DOI: 10.1177/0267323114533050.

Skey, M (2014) 'What nationality he is doesn't matter a damn!' International football, mediated identities and conditional cosmopolitanism, National Identities, 17(3), pp.271-287, ISSN: 1460-8944. DOI: 10.1080/14608944.2014.934214.

SKEY, M (2014) ‘How Do You Think I Feel? It's My Country’: Belonging, Entitlement and the Politics of Immigration, The Political Quarterly, 85(3), pp.326-332, ISSN: 0032-3179. DOI: 10.1111/1467-923x.12094.

Skey, M (2014) The Mediation of Nationhood: Communicating the World as a World of Nations, Communication Theory, 24(1), pp.1-20, ISSN: 1050-3293. DOI: 10.1111/comt.12028.

Skey, M (2013) What does it mean to be cosmopolitan? An examination of the varying meaningfulness and commensurability of everyday ‘cosmopolitan’ practices, Identities, 20(3), pp.235-252, ISSN: 1070-289X. DOI: 10.1080/1070289x.2013.799476.

Skey, M (2013) Why do nations matter? The struggle for belonging and security in an uncertain world, The British Journal of Sociology, 64(1), pp.81-98, ISSN: 0007-1315. DOI: 10.1111/1468-4446.12007.

Skey, M (2012) We Need to Talk about Cosmopolitanism: The Challenge of Studying Openness towards Other People, Cultural Sociology, 6(4), pp.471-487, ISSN: 1749-9755. DOI: 10.1177/1749975512445434.

Skey, M (2012) ‘Sod them, I'm English’: The changing status of the ‘majority’ English in post-devolution Britain, Ethnicities, 12(1), pp.106-125, ISSN: 1468-7968. DOI: 10.1177/1468796811419601.

Skey, M (2011) ‘Thank god, I'm back!’: (Re)defining the nation as a homely place in relation to journeys abroad, Journal of Cultural Geography, 28(2), pp.233-252, ISSN: 0887-3631. DOI: 10.1080/08873631.2011.583437.

SKEY, M (2010) ‘A sense of where you belong in the world’: national belonging, ontological security and the status of the ethnic majority in England, Nations and Nationalism, 16(4), pp.715-733, ISSN: 1354-5078. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8129.2009.00428.x.

Skey, M (2009) The National in Everyday Life: A Critical Engagement with Michael Billig's Thesis of Banal Nationalism, The Sociological Review, 57(2), pp.331-346, ISSN: 0038-0261. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-954x.2009.01832.x.


Skey, M (2018) The politics of belonging in the indigenous north. In Valkonen, S, Valkonen, J, Hylland Eriksen, T (ed) Knowing from the Indigenous North, Routledge, pp.1-15, Full text: https://www.routledge.com/Knowing-from-the-Indigenous-North-Sami-Approaches-to-History-Politics/Eriksen-Valkonen-Valkonen/p/book/9780415790734 .

Skey, M and Antonsich, M (2017) The Present and Future of Nationalism. In Everyday Nationhood: Theorising Culture, Belonging & Identity After Banal Nationalism, Palgrave, pp.0-0.

Antonsich, M and Skey, M (2017) The Persistence of Banal Nationalism. In Everyday Nationhood: Theorising Culture, Belonging & Identity After Banal Nationalism, Palgrave, pp.1-9.

Skey, M (2014) Boundaries and belonging: dominant ethnicity and the place of the nation in a globalizing world. In Jackson, J and Molokotos-Liederman, L (ed) Nationalism, Ethnicity and Boundaries Conceptualising and understanding identity through boundary approaches, Routledge, 6, DOI: 10.4324/9781315746999.

Skey, M (2009) ‘We wanna show ’em who we are’: National Events in England. In McCrone, D and McPherson, G (ed) National Days Constructing and Mobilising National Identity, Palgrave, pp.41-56, ISBN: 9780230251175.

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