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Shaping citizenship : a political concept in theory, debate and practice / edited by Claudia Wiesner, Anna BjÖrk, Hanna-Mari KivistÖ and Katja Mäkinen.

Contributor(s): BjÖrk, Anna [editor.] | KivistÖ, Hanna-Mari [editor.] | Mäkinen, Katja [editor.] | Wiesner, Claudia [editor.].
Material type: TextText Language of document:EnglishPublisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2018Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781315186214; 9781351736411.Subject(s): Citizenship -- Philosophy | Political participation | Representative government and representation | Citizenship -- Europe | Political participation -- Europe | Representative government and representation -- EuropeAdditional physical formats: Print version: : No titleDDC classification: 323.601 Online resources: Click here to view.
Contents:
Introduction : shaping citizenship as a political concept / Claudia Wiesner, Anna BjÖrk, Hanna-Mari Kivitä and Katja Mäkinen -- Theorising citizenship / Anna BjÖrk, Hanna-Mari KivistÖ, Katja Mäkinen and Claudia Wiesner -- Prototype citizenship : evolving concepts of inclusion and order / Mikhail Ilyin -- The concept of "good enough citizen" revisited : an exploration of current discourses on political participation / Elena García-Guitián -- Citizenship, democracy and the iconology of political representation : a plea for an iconological turn in democratic theory / Hans Lietzmann -- Abstaining citizenship : deliberative and epistocratic understandings of refraining from voting / Francisco Javier Gil Martín-- Debating citizenship / Hanna-Mari KivistÖ, Anna BjÖrk, Katja Mäkinen and Claudia Wiesner -- Right of the politically persecuted non-citizen or right of the state? : conceptual debates on asylum / Hanna-Mari KivistÖ -- Temporality at the borders of citizenship : conditioning access in the case of the United Kingdom / Anna BjÖrk -- Access to medical care : a citizenship right or a human right? : on struggles over rights, entitlement and membership in contemporary Sweden / Amanda Nielsen -- The non-state Sámi : struggle for indigenous citizenship in the European North / Sanna Valkonen and Jarno Valkonen -- Practising citizenship / Katja Mäkinen, Anna BjÖrk, Hanna-Mari KivitÖ and Claudia Wiesner -- Shaping citizenship practice through laws : rights and conceptual innovations in the EU / Claudia Wiesner -- Practicing European industrial citizenship : the case of labour migration to Germany / Nathan Lillie and Ines Wagner -- "All about doing democracy"? : participation and citizenship in EU projects / Katja Mäkinen -- Dual citizenship and voting rights : domestic practices and interstate tensions / Heino NyyssÖnen and Jussi Metsälä -- Conclusion : contested conceptualisations of citizenship / Claudia Wiesner, Anna BjÖrk, Hanna-Mari Kivitä and Katja Mäkinen.
Summary: "Citizenship is a core concept for the Social Sciences, and citizenship is also frequently interpreted, challenged and contested in different political arenas. Shaping Citizenship explores how the concept is debated and contested, defined and re-defined, used and constructed by different agents, at different times, and with regard to both theory and practice.The book uses a reflexive and constructivist perspective on the concept of citizenship that draws on the methodology of conceptual history. This approach enables a panorama of politically important readings on citizenship that provide an interdisciplinary perspective and help to transcend narrow and simplified views on citizenship. The three parts of the book focus respectively on theories, debates and practices of citizenship. In the chapters, constructions and struggles related to citizenship are approached by experts from different fields. Thematically the chapters focus on political representation, migration, internationalization, sub- and transnationalization as well as the Europeanisation of citizenship.An indispensable read to scholars and students, Shaping Citizenship presents new ways to study the conceptual changes, struggles and debates related to core dimensions of this ever-evolving concept."--Provided by publisher.
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Introduction : shaping citizenship as a political concept / Claudia Wiesner, Anna BjÖrk, Hanna-Mari Kivitä and Katja Mäkinen -- Theorising citizenship / Anna BjÖrk, Hanna-Mari KivistÖ, Katja Mäkinen and Claudia Wiesner -- Prototype citizenship : evolving concepts of inclusion and order / Mikhail Ilyin -- The concept of "good enough citizen" revisited : an exploration of current discourses on political participation / Elena García-Guitián -- Citizenship, democracy and the iconology of political representation : a plea for an iconological turn in democratic theory / Hans Lietzmann -- Abstaining citizenship : deliberative and epistocratic understandings of refraining from voting / Francisco Javier Gil Martín-- Debating citizenship / Hanna-Mari KivistÖ, Anna BjÖrk, Katja Mäkinen and Claudia Wiesner -- Right of the politically persecuted non-citizen or right of the state? : conceptual debates on asylum / Hanna-Mari KivistÖ -- Temporality at the borders of citizenship : conditioning access in the case of the United Kingdom / Anna BjÖrk -- Access to medical care : a citizenship right or a human right? : on struggles over rights, entitlement and membership in contemporary Sweden / Amanda Nielsen -- The non-state Sámi : struggle for indigenous citizenship in the European North / Sanna Valkonen and Jarno Valkonen -- Practising citizenship / Katja Mäkinen, Anna BjÖrk, Hanna-Mari KivitÖ and Claudia Wiesner -- Shaping citizenship practice through laws : rights and conceptual innovations in the EU / Claudia Wiesner -- Practicing European industrial citizenship : the case of labour migration to Germany / Nathan Lillie and Ines Wagner -- "All about doing democracy"? : participation and citizenship in EU projects / Katja Mäkinen -- Dual citizenship and voting rights : domestic practices and interstate tensions / Heino NyyssÖnen and Jussi Metsälä -- Conclusion : contested conceptualisations of citizenship / Claudia Wiesner, Anna BjÖrk, Hanna-Mari Kivitä and Katja Mäkinen.

"Citizenship is a core concept for the Social Sciences, and citizenship is also frequently interpreted, challenged and contested in different political arenas. Shaping Citizenship explores how the concept is debated and contested, defined and re-defined, used and constructed by different agents, at different times, and with regard to both theory and practice.The book uses a reflexive and constructivist perspective on the concept of citizenship that draws on the methodology of conceptual history. This approach enables a panorama of politically important readings on citizenship that provide an interdisciplinary perspective and help to transcend narrow and simplified views on citizenship. The three parts of the book focus respectively on theories, debates and practices of citizenship. In the chapters, constructions and struggles related to citizenship are approached by experts from different fields. Thematically the chapters focus on political representation, migration, internationalization, sub- and transnationalization as well as the Europeanisation of citizenship.An indispensable read to scholars and students, Shaping Citizenship presents new ways to study the conceptual changes, struggles and debates related to core dimensions of this ever-evolving concept."--Provided by publisher.

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