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Prospects for Citizenship
     

Prospects for Citizenship

by Gerry Stoker, Andrew Mason, Anthony McGrew, Chris Armstrong, David Owen
 

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This text offers a perspicuous, empirically-informed theoretical overview of the prospects for citizenship in the light of its current political context. The authorial team comprises leading names from across the field, offering a cutting edge analysis of the problems and pressures of citizenship in the twenty-first century. The authors focus in particular on the

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This text offers a perspicuous, empirically-informed theoretical overview of the prospects for citizenship in the light of its current political context. The authorial team comprises leading names from across the field, offering a cutting edge analysis of the problems and pressures of citizenship in the twenty-first century. The authors focus in particular on the apparent decline of traditional forms of civic engagement, the emergence of new forms of participation and the relationship between citizenship and globalization.

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Richard Bellamy

Who becomes a citizen and what citizenship means are undergoing redefinition in theory and practice. This volume assesses these developments from both a normative and an empirical perspective. The result is one of the most sophisticated and well-informed explorations currently available of how far citizenship has, should or could go beyond the traditional liberal democratic practices of nation states.
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“Who becomes a citizen and what citizenship means are undergoing redefinition in theory and practice. This volume assesses these developments from both a normative and an empirical perspective. The result is one of the most sophisticated and well-informed explorations currently available of how far citizenship has, should or could go beyond the traditional liberal democratic practices of nation states.” —Richard Bellamy

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ISBN-13:
9781849660051
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
07/15/2011
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

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Gerry Stoker, Chris Armstrong, Andrew Mason, Tony McGrew, David Owen and Graham Smith are all based at the Centre for Citizenship, Governance and Globalization at the University of Southampton, UK.

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