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Citizenship in Contemporary Europe

Michael Lister and Emily Pia


This book seeks to analyse the impact of globalisation, European integration, mass migration, changing patterns of political participation and welfare state provision upon citizenship in Europe. Uniting theory with empirical examples, the central theme of the book is that how we view such changes is dependent upon how we view citizenship theoretically. The authors analyse the three main theoretical approaches to citizenship: [1] classical positions (liberal, communitarian, and republican), primarily concerned with questions of rights and responsibilities; [2] multiculturalist and feminist theo ... More

Keywords: Citizenship, Europe, Political Participation, Welfare State, Migration, Identity, European Integration, EU Citizenship

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780748633418
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633418.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Lister, author

Emily Pia, author