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Citizenship and Federations: Some Preliminary Reflections

Sujit Choudhry

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:
10.1093/0199245002.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Some preliminary reflections are offered on the place of citizenship in a theory of federalism. Citizenship is one of the central concepts in political theory, and an account of citizenship, at the ... More


Who counts?

Robert E. Goodin

in Innovating Democracy: Democratic Theory and Practice After the Deliberative Turn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199547944
eISBN:
9780191720116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547944.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

Constituting the demos — deciding who gets a say, or a vote — is the first task of any democracy, but it is a topic on which democratic theory has surprisingly little to offer. ‘Enfranchising all ... More


Democratic Iterations: The Local, the National, and the Global

Seyla Benhabib

in Another Cosmopolitanism

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195183221
eISBN:
9780199851041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183221.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

More and more human beings find themselves not sharing in the collective identity of their host countries, while enjoying certain rights and benefits as guest workers or permanent residents. The ... More


Literature, Violence, and Politics

in Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763301
eISBN:
9780804774659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763301.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to review literary works that represent violence as binding a political community together when its borders are in crisis; ... More


Education for Shared Fate Citizenship

Sigal Ben Porath

in Education, Justice, and Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226012629
eISBN:
9780226012933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012933.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter argues that the fate citizens share with each other—the institutional, historical, linguistic, cultural, territorial, and other dimensions which bind them together—should constitute the ... More


Political Association and Dignity

Candice Delmas

in A Duty to Resist: When Disobedience Should Be Uncivil

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190872199
eISBN:
9780190872229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190872199.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 6 is devoted to associative political obligations. After presenting the lay of the associativist land, the chapter focuses on Ronald Dworkin’s liberal, dignity-based associativist account of ... More


Conclusion

Ben Herzog

in Revoking Citizenship: Expatriation in America from the Colonial Era to the War on Terror

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814760383
eISBN:
9780814770962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760383.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The conclusion connects the arguments discussed throughout the book with claims regarding the Citizenship Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment and birthright citizenship. Up to the middle of the ... More


Introduction

in The Scramble for Citizens: Dual Nationality and State Competition for Immigrants

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782982
eISBN:
9780804784757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782982.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter introduces the main themes of the book, considering the legal and administrative mechanisms at work, describing the patterns of law and practice that came out of these mechanisms, and ... More


Border Politics: Contests over Territory, Nation, Identity, and Belonging

Jennifer Bickham Mendez and Nancy A. Naples

in Border Politics: Social Movements, Collective Identities, and Globalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479898992
eISBN:
9781479806799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898992.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to further understanding of the contestations that erupt in today's globally interconnected world by exploring the implications of borders—defined ... More


Conclusion

Ben Herzog

in Revoking Citizenship: Expatriation in America from the Colonial Era to the War on Terror

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814760383
eISBN:
9780814770962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760383.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The conclusion connects the arguments discussed throughout the book with claims regarding the Citizenship Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment and birthright citizenship. Up to the middle of the ... More


Statelessness and Elusive Political Membership

Lindsey N. Kingston

in Fully Human: Personhood, Citizenship, and Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190918262
eISBN:
9780190918293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918262.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

Statelessness is recognized not only as a violation of the “right to a nationality” but also as a root cause of additional rights abuses. Yet while legal nationality is an essential prerequisite for ... More


Actualizing the Ideal of Functioning Citizenship

Lindsey N. Kingston

in Fully Human: Personhood, Citizenship, and Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190918262
eISBN:
9780190918293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918262.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

Guided by the limitations of traditional citizenship, Chapter 9 seeks to move the ideal of functioning citizenship from theory to practice. After we reevaluate how we see the problem, we must then ... More


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