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Living Together as Equals – The Demands of Citizenship - Oxford Scholarship Online
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Living Together as Equals: The Demands of Citizenship

Andrew Mason


Traditional understandings of citizenship are facing a number of challenges. Ideas of cosmopolitan and environmental citizenship have emerged in the light of concerns about global inequality and climate change, whilst new models of multicultural citizenship have been developed in response to the dilemmas posed by immigration and the presence of national minorities. At the same time, more particular debates take place about the demands citizenship places upon us in our everyday lives. Do we have a duty as citizens to take steps to reduce the risk of needing to rely upon state benefits, includin ... More

Keywords: citizenship, justice, civic virtue, membership, civic duties, political community, social equality

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Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199606245
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606245.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andrew Mason, author
Professor of Political Theory, University of Southampton

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