Citizenship, Community and Democracy (Innbundet)

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2000
Antall sider: 174
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780333734872
Omtale Citizenship, Community and Democracy
In Western countries, the theories and practices of citizenship and democracy have come under intense scrutiny. These are premised on a relatively autonomous nation-state, yet national boundaries are now being tested through globalization. At the same time they are being challenged by new forms of identity based on communities, minorities and transnational belonging. Increasingly, the nation-state is incapable of delivering on its promise of economic, political and social rights. The contributions in this book focus on the relationship between citizenship and difference, highlighting new tensions between the local and the global.

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