Crafting Citizenship: Negotiating Tensions in Modern Society

Hardcover | September 18, 2012

byEvelien Tonkens, Menno Hurenkamp, Jan Willem Duyvendak

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According to politics and the media, immigration and individualization drive citizens apart but in neighborhoods social life is often thriving, depending on the talents of particular citizens or of local institutions. This book examines new forms of active citizenship and the actual conditions that hinder social cohesion.

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According to politics and the media, immigration and individualization drive citizens apart but in neighborhoods social life is often thriving, depending on the talents of particular citizens or of local institutions. This book examines new forms of active citizenship and the actual conditions that hinder social cohesion.

MENNO HURENKAMP is a researcher at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. EVELIEN TONKENS is a professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.JAN WILLEM DUYVENDAK is a professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He has previously published The Politics of Home.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:184 pages, 9.2 × 5.66 × 0.77 inPublished:September 18, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230241549

ISBN - 13:9780230241541

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Acknowledgements
Feeling Good, Quarrelling Bad
The Construction of Citizenship in Public Debate
The Delegitimation of Political Authority
Individualization and the Public Interest
Globalization and the Culturalization of Citizenship
The Three Freedoms of the Dutch: The Culturalization of Citizenship in the Netherlands Put in an International Perspective
Crafting Citizenship
Appendix
Notes
Bibliography
Index