By Judith Vega,Pieter Boele van Hensbroek
Cultural citizenship is a lately built notion in discussions on multicultural society, the media society, consumerism, and political concept. It addresses many of the ways that citizenship is turning into combined up with tradition, both via globalisation strategies (involving new cultural identities, immigrations, tradition industries) or via more and more way of life orientated different types of motion. within the face of those demanding situations, the nice previous thought of citizenship turns out wanting a few counsel.
This e-book takes a clean examine cultural citizenship by way of exploring it from political-philosophical angles. It seeks to advance explicitly normative views at the current debates round tradition. What do the radical nationwide and worldwide constellations suggest with admire to inclusion and exclusion, participation and marginalisation, political rights and ‘mere’ cultural practices? in addition, this volume’s authors target to enhance notions of cultural citizenship past the liberal political paradigm that affiliates it with ‘cultural rights’, ‘cultural capital’ or the ‘consumer-citizen’. They interact the idea that to re-think politics in either its meanings of citizenship practices and governance practices vis-à-vis electorate. The authors deal with a number pertinent matters, exploring historic in addition to present-day understandings, and theoretical in addition to coverage functions of the proposal of cultural citizenship.
This ebook used to be initially released as a different factor of Citizenship Studies.
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Cultural Citizenship in Political Theory by Judith Vega,Pieter Boele van Hensbroek