Citizenship: Discourse, Theory, and Transnational Prospects / Edition 1

Citizenship: Discourse, Theory, and Transnational Prospects / Edition 1

by Peter Kivisto, Thomas Faist
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405105518

ISBN-13: 9781405105514

Pub. Date: 07/31/2007

Publisher: Wiley

A significant addition to the growing body of literature on citizenship, this wide-ranging overview focuses on the importance, and changing nature, of citizenship. It introduces the varied discourses and theories that have arisen in recent years, and looks toward future scholarship in the field.

  • Offers an analytical assessment of the various thematic

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Overview

A significant addition to the growing body of literature on citizenship, this wide-ranging overview focuses on the importance, and changing nature, of citizenship. It introduces the varied discourses and theories that have arisen in recent years, and looks toward future scholarship in the field.

  • Offers an analytical assessment of the various thematic discourses and provides guidance in pulling together those discrete themes into a larger, more comprehensive framework
  • Identifies the four broadly conceived themes that shape the many discourses on contemporary citizenship – inclusion, erosion, withdrawal, and expansion
  • Includes a thorough introduction to the subject

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405105514
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/31/2007
Series:
Key Themes in Sociology Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents


Introduction     1
Expansion or Erosion?     3
Four Themes     6
The Future of Citizenship     13
Inclusion     15
The Dialectic of Inclusion and Exclusion     17
Multiculturalism as a Mode of Inclusion     34
The Lesson to Be Drawn from Existing Theory and Praxis     47
Erosion     49
Dimensions of Citizenship     50
T. H. Marshall and the Expansion of Citizenship Rights     51
Critiques of the Welfare State     56
The Triumph of the Market over Citizenship?     66
Withdrawal     75
Individualism and Its Discontents: Tocqueville Revisited     77
Enter Putnam     84
The Third Way and Social Democracy     96
Expansion     102
Dual Citizenship     103
Which Nations Permit and Which Prohibit Dual Citizenship?     111
Nested Citizenship     122
Toward Global Citizenship?     128
Future Trends     130
Internal Factors Shaping Citizenship Regimes     131
Citizenship and Globalization     133
References     141
Index     161

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