Citizenship: A Very Short Introduction by Richard BellamyCitizenship: A Very Short Introduction by Richard Bellamy

Citizenship: A Very Short Introduction

byRichard Bellamy

Paperback | October 1, 2008

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Interest in citizenship has never been higher. But what does it mean to be a citizen of a modern, complex community? Why is citizenship important? Can we create citizenship, and can we test for it? In this fascinating iVery Short Introduction/i, Richard Bellamy explores the answers to these questions and more in a clear and accessible way. He approaches the subject from a political perspective, to address the complexities behind the major topical issues. Discussing the main models ofcitizenship, exploring how ideas of citizenship have changed through time from ancient Greece to the present, and examining notions of rights and democracy, he reveals the irreducibly political nature of citizenship today.
Richard Bellamy is a Professor of Political Science and Director of the School of Public Policy at University College, London. He has written 6 monographs to date, edited or co-edited a further 20 volumes and is the author of over a 100 journal articles and book chapters. His main books include iModern Italian Social Theory: Ideolo...
Title:Citizenship: A Very Short IntroductionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 6.85 × 4.37 × 0.36 inPublished:October 1, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0192802534

ISBN - 13:9780192802538

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Table of Contents

Preface1. What is citizenship, and why does it matter?2. Theories of citizenship and their history3. Membership and belonging4. Rights and the right to have rights5. Democracy and participationReferences and Further ReadingIndex