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Citizenship, Belonging, and Nation-States in the Twenty-First Century (Hardcover)

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Citizenship, Belonging, and Nation-States in the Twenty-First Century contributes to the scholarship on citizenship and integration by examining belonging in an array of national settings and by demonstrating how nation-states continue to matter in citizenship analysis. Citizenship policies are positioned as state mechanisms that actively shape the integration outcomes and experiences of belonging for all who reside within the nation-state. This edited volume contributes an alternative to the promotion of post-national models of membership and emphasizes that the most fundamental facet of citizenship—a status of recognition in relationship to a nation-state—need not be left in the 'relic galleries' of an allegedly outdated political past. This collection offers a timely contribution, both theoretical and empirical, to understanding citizenship, nationalism, and belonging in contexts that feature not only rapid change but also levels of entrenchment in ideological and historical legacies.
Number of Pages: 257.0
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Citizenship, History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: January 20, 2016
TCIN: 50465547
UPC: 9781137536037
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-3028

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