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Citizenship

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  • Soldiers to Citizensby Suzanne Mettler

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 13.99

    The generation that benefitted from GI Bill showed a commitment to the principles of democracy and civic involvement. This book looks at how Bill affected the lives of World War II Veterans. It develops an argument about the link between peoples' positive experiences with government programs and their willingness to take part in public life. more...

  • Visa Policy within the European Union Structureby Annalisa Meloni

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 149.00

    Focuses on the common visa policy as a case study on the constitutional structure of the European Union. After introducing the nature of visas, this book concentrates on the difficulties in forging a common visa policy at European level. It describes cooperation before the Treaty on European Union under the Maastricht Treaty. more...

  • Abolition of White Democracyby Joel Olson

    University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 60.00

    Joel Olson contends that, given the history of slavery and segregation in the United States, American citizenship is a form of racial privilege in which whites are equal to each other but superior to everyone else. To break this pattern, Olson suggests an ?abolitionist-democratic? political theory that makes the fight against racial discrimination... more...

  • Citizenship in a Global Ageby Gerard Delanty

    McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 46.00

    Provides an overview of the main debates on citizenship and the implications of globalization. This book argues that citizenship is no longer defined by nationality and the nation state, and has become de-territorialized and fragmented into the separate discourses of rights, participation, responsibility and identity. more...

  • Wild Grassby Ian Johnson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95

    In Wild Grass , Pulitzer Prize?winning journalist Ian Johnson tells the stories of three ordinary Chinese citizens moved to extraordinary acts of courage: a peasant legal clerk who filed a class-action suit on behalf of overtaxed farmers, a young architect who defended the rights of dispossessed homeowners, and a bereaved woman who tried to find out... more...

  • Acts of Citizenshipby Engin F. Isin; Greg M. Nielsen

    Zed Books 2008; US$ 34.95

    This book introduces the concept of 'act of citizenship' and in doing so, re-orients the study of what it means to be a citizen. This study of citizenship is truly interdisciplinary, drawing not only on new developments in politics, sociology, geography and anthropology, but also on psychoanalysis, philosophy and history. more...

  • The Ethnic and Group Identity Movementsby Ann Malaspina

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00

    Both the women's suffrage and civil rights movements laid the groundwork for some of the groups featured in this book, who were often less visible than women and African Americans. It presents an examination of these nascent yet influential groups, whose rise in visibility has mirrored the changes occurring within the fabric of American society. more...

  • Environment and Citizenshipby Mark J Smith; Piya Pangsapa

    Zed Books 2008; US$ 34.95

    Using new evidence and cases from across the globe, Environment and Citizenship explores the new vocabulary of ecological citizenship and examines how successful environmental policy-making depends on the responsible actions of citizens and civil society organizations as much as on governments and international treaties. Smith and Pangsapa address... more...

  • The Pitfalls of Liberal Democracy and Late Nationalism in South Africaby Mueni wa Muiu

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    This book compares African and Afrikaner nationalisms to demonstrate that the transition from apartheid to liberal democracy in South Africa was a neo-colonial settlement that left the economy and the military and security sectors under the control of the white minority, while increasing wide socioeconomic disparities between rich and poor. more...

  • Struggles for Citizenship in Africaby Bronwen Manby

    Zed Books 2009; US$ 23.95

    This book brings together new material from across Africa of the most egregious examples of citizenship discrimination, and makes the case for urgent reform of the law. more...