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Citizenship, Community, And Democracy Ellie Vasta

Citizenship, Community, And Democracy

Ellie Vasta

Published May 19th 2000
ISBN : 9780312229801
Hardcover
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 About the Book 

In Western countries, the theories and practices of citizenship and democracy were premised on a relatively autonomous nation-state, yet national boundaries are now being tested through globalization. Increasingly, the nation-state is incapable ofMoreIn Western countries, the theories and practices of citizenship and democracy were premised on a relatively autonomous nation-state, yet national boundaries are now being tested through globalization. Increasingly, the nation-state is incapable of delivering on its promise of economic, political, and social rights. The contributions in this book focus on the relationship between citizenship and difference, highlighting new tensions between the local and the global.