Citizens: Towards a Citizenship Culture / Edition 1

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Overview


This is the eighth book of a series published with The Political Quarterly.



• Expert contributors including Joyce Macmillan, Michael Brunson, Karen Evans, John Maxton, Matthew Taylor, Neal Acherson, Yasmin-Alibhai Brown and Anthony Everitt.

• Asks how a radically more participative citizenship culture could be achieved - one where people think of themselves as citizens and act like citizens.

• Concerned with long-term proposals rather than short-term issues.

• Looking towards the middle years of the new century it offers a practical vision of a more democratic and genuinely inclusive society.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631228561
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/18/2001
  • Series: Political Quarterly Monograph Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 9.61 (w) x 6.69 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Meet the Author


Sir Bernard Crick is Emeritus Professor of Birkbeck College, University of London.
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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Introduction 1
Options for the Referendum on the Voting System 10
Party Democracy and Civic Renewal 18
Reforming the House of Commons 27
Will Scottish Devolution Make a Difference? 36
After Multiculturalism 47
How European Can We/Will We Be? 57
Culture and Citizenship 64
The Media 74
Citizenship and Schools 81
The Need for Lifelong Learning 90
Relationships Between Work and Life 100
The Voluntary Sector 115
The Community Roots of Citizenship 123
Accountability and Responsibility of Government and Public Bodies 132
Citizenship in Britain: Attitudes and Behaviour 141
The Divine Comedy of Contemporary Citizenship 149
Index 155
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