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The Re‐Evaluation of American Citizenship

Peter H. Schuck

in Challenge to the Nation-State: Immigration in Western Europe and the United States

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292296
eISBN:
9780191599569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292295.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyses the reasons behind increasing debates on the issue of American citizenship. It is argued that the intensity of these debates reflects the tensions arising within and among three ... More


European Citizenship: The Relevance of the American Model

Denis Lacorne

in The Federal Vision: Legitimacy and Levels of Governance in the United States and the European Union

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245000
eISBN:
9780191599996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245002.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Draws an analogy between the threats posed by social heterogeneity in the USA and the threats posed by differing national allegiances in the EU. The author reminds USA that core political identities ... More


Conclusion: Armistice and After

Christopher Capozzola

in Uncle Sam Wants You: World War I and the Making of the Modern American Citizen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335491
eISBN:
9780199868971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335491.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts about the impact of World War I on America. The war demanded moral resources, political capital, and even the very flesh and bones of national citizens. ... More


Conclusion: Critical Reflections on Race, Class, Empire, and the “Pains of Modernity”

Chong Chon-Smith

in East Meets Black: Asian and Black Masculinities in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462050
eISBN:
9781626745292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462050.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This conclusion introduces Corporal Edward Chin, the American soldier who tied the noose around Saddam Houssein’s statue in Iraq. It interrogates the parable of racial magnetism within the context of ... More


What Is an American Muslim?: Embracing Faith and Citizenship

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199895694
eISBN:
9780199350742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895694.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This volume is about the need for American Muslims to move “beyond minority politics” in their quest for religious self-determination. This volume aims to contribute to advancing self-transformation ... More


Negotiating Citizenship in the United States

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na‘im

in What Is an American Muslim?: Embracing Faith and Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199895694
eISBN:
9780199350742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895694.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter suggests that the outlook for American Muslims who want to embrace their American citizenship is promising. It contends that the fact that the process for acquiring US citizenship has ... More


Terror in the Heart of Freedom: Citizenship, Sexual Violence, and the Meaning of Race in the Postemancipation South

Hannah Rosen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832028
eISBN:
9781469605715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888568_rosen
Subject:
History, African-American History

The meaning of race in the antebellum southern United States was anchored in the racial exclusivity of slavery (coded as black) and full citizenship (coded as white as well as male). These ... More


Introduction: Government and Citizenship

Aihwa Ong

in Buddha Is Hiding: Refugees, Citizenship, the New America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229983
eISBN:
9780520937161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229983.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory chapter is concerned with Asian immigrants, specifically Cambodians, Mien, and Laotians. It first discusses the debate surrounding American citizenship before looking at the various ... More


Religious Self-Determination for American Muslims

Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na‘im

in What Is an American Muslim?: Embracing Faith and Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199895694
eISBN:
9780199350742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895694.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the issue of religious self-determination for American Muslims who want to embrace their American citizenship. It suggests that American Muslims should explore strategies to ... More


Puerto Ricans, Citizenship, and Recognition

in Puerto Rican Citizen: History and Political Identity in Twentieth-Century New York City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226796086
eISBN:
9780226796109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226796109.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book's narrative begins shortly after the passage of the Jones Act, tracing Puerto Rican migrants' interpretations of their United States citizenship and what it promised in terms of civic, ... More


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