The Future of Citizenship
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The Future of Citizenship

Edited by Jose V. Ciprut

Contributors from a range of disciplines discuss the evolving meaning of citizenship, and the possible future of a global “citizenship by voluntary association.”

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Contributors from a range of disciplines discuss the evolving meaning of citizenship, and the possible future of a global “citizenship by voluntary association.”

The ongoing expansion in the field of citizenship studies is one of the most important and remarkable recent trends in social sciences and humanities research. Some scholars raise questions about citizenship within a larger critique of liberalism and its institutions; others point to citizenship's inherently exclusionary nature. This volume examines—without advocating any ideological agenda—the evolving meaning of citizenship, with an eye to the future. The contributors—writing from the perspectives of anthropology, sociology, psychology, law, history, and other disciplines—examine four modes of citizenship in comparative global context: Differentiated, Divided, Dispersed, and Deterritorialized. The future of citizenship, they argue, may be a worldwide “citizenship by association,” tantamount to a global civic interface.

Hardcover

Out of Print ISBN: 9780262033893 400 pp. | 9 in x 6 in

Paperback

$8.75 S | £6.99 ISBN: 9780262533126 400 pp. | 9 in x 6 in

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Jose V. Ciprut

Jose V. Ciprut is a social systems scientist and an international political economist. His expertise is in national development, regional security, international relations, and the global political economy. As independent scholar and seminar director, he is the convening editor also of The Art Of The Feud: Reconceptualizing International Relations, and Of Fears And Foes: Security and Insecurity in a Globalizing International Political Economy.