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C ITIZENSHIP AND THE N ATION -S TATE L ECTURES 7, 8, 9, 10 Citizenship answers the question: How does an individual belong to the Nation-State? 1. legal (laws of Nationality) ( Brubaker; Soysal ) 2. emotional feeling of belonging (political community— Weber ) What is citizenship? (Marshall) 1. rights (civil, political, social) and obligations (taxes, army) 2. a vehicle of social equality in the fact of distributive inequalities, i.e., everyone in a society cannot be rich or even comfortable, but everyone can have the status of citizen which guarantees certain minimum rights.
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Unformatted text preview: Where is democratic citizenship located? The Nation-State (territorial) Brubaker (France-Germany comparison) Shafir (Arab-Israeli conflict) Post-national space (a-territorial) Human rights ( Soysal ) The Group (trans-territorial) Dilemmas of multiculturalism ( Kymlicka ) Paradoxes of Multiculural Debate Assimilation vs. multiculturalism (the Head Scarf Affair; Indian cricket) Universalism, Particularism, Cosmopolitanism Citizenship is granted to individuals not groups Politics and Culture, SOC 248/GOV 363...
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