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Prospects for Citizenship (Reprint) (Paperback) (Gerry Stoker)

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Is citizenship in decline due to globalisation and an erosion of civic participation and democratic representation? Or is it merely transformed and extended to new levels and larger scales? Should we assess these challenges and changes primarily from a perspective of global justice, or consider also membership in a democratic polity as itself a basic good?Prospects for Citizenship addresses these broad questions in a unique collaborative effort. The result is an impressive book that looks at the future of citizenship from multiple research perspectives while remaining coherent in its overall purpose.

Rainer Bauböck, European University Institute, Florence

This book offers a perspicuous overview of the prospects for citizenship in our contemporary political context. The authorial team draw on a wide range of empirical and normative research in order to offer an incisive 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.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 215
Genre: Political Science
Sub-Genre: Citizenship, History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Author: Gerry Stoker
Language: English
Street Date: August 27, 2015
TCIN: 21405114
UPC: 9781474252898
Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-5280
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