Citizenship, Community And Democracy by E. VastaCitizenship, Community And Democracy by E. Vasta

Citizenship, Community And Democracy

byE. Vasta

Hardcover | March 7, 2000

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In Western countries, the theories and practices of citizenship and democracy have come under intense scrutiny. These are premised on a relatively autonomous nation-state, yet national boundaries are now being tested through globalization. At the same time they are being challenged by new forms of identity based on communities, minorities and transnational belonging. 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.
Ellie Vasta is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Wollongong, Australia.
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Title:Citizenship, Community And DemocracyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:174 pages, 21.6 × 14 × 0.03 inPublished:March 7, 2000Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333734874

ISBN - 13:9780333734872

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Table of Contents

Preface Notes on the Contributors PART I: THE GLOBAL CITIZEN AND ITS OTHER Fractured Identities: Citizenship in a Global World; A.Davidson Underclass or Exclusion: Social Citizenship for Ethnic Minorities; S.Castles Democracy and Governance in the South Pacific; V.Naidu PART II: COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL CAPITAL Diversity and Community: Conflict and Trust?; E.Cox Vagaries of Social Capital: Citizenship, Trust and Loyalty; J.Barbalet The Politics of Community; E.Vasta PART III: STATE, CIVIL SOCIETY AND SOCIAL CHANGE Private Desires, Public Pleasures: Community and Identity in a Postmodern World; A.Ashbolt From Left to Right: Community Politics and Populism in an Era of Globalization; B.Frankel Index