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.