By Birte Siim,Judith Squires

This new ebook exhibits how citizenship, and its which means and shape, has turn into a necessary website of contestation.

It essentially demonstrates how while minority teams fight to redefine the rights of citizenship in additional pluralized kinds, the duties of citizenship are being reaffirmed through democratic governments involved to take care of the typical political tradition underpinning the state.

In this context, one of many relevant questions confronting modern country and their electorate is how attractiveness of socio-cultural ‘differences’ may be built-in right into a common belief of citizenship that goals to safe equality for all. Equality regulations became a primary element of up to date ecu public policy.  The ‘equality/difference’ debate has been a significant trouble of modern feminist concept. the necessity to realize variety among ladies, and to paintings with the concept that of ‘intersectionality’ has develop into frequent among political idea. in the meantime ecu states have each one been negotiating the calls for of ethnicity, incapacity, sexuality, faith, age and gender in methods formed by way of their very own institutional and cultural histories.

This e-book was once formerly released as a distinct factor of Critical assessment of foreign Social & Political Philosophy (CRISPP).

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