Deep Citizenship

Deep Citizenship

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The modern political condition in Western countries has left their populations effectively emasculated and depoliticesed, while "politics" occupies a site far removed from people's lives. From this starting point, this book presents a case for re-examination of the concept of citizenship. It claims that we have reached a point where conventional definitions are entirely emptied of meaning, and it offers a twist to the notion of alienation in a political sense. Moving beyond Amitai Etzioni's ideas, the book proposes new ways of rethinking citizenship in the community that might begin to have meaning for the world at more

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  • Hardback | 152 pages
  • 139.7 x 222.25 x 12.7mm | 362.87g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • notes, index
  • 0745311024
  • 9780745311029

About Barry Clarke

Paul Barry Clarke is the co-editor of the Dictionary of Ethics, Theology and Society (Routledge, 1995) and the editor of Citizenship: A Reader (Pluto Press, 1994). He teaches in the Department of Government at the University of more

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Myths, mirrors and origins; the looking glass culture; the recovery of the political and the project of the world; between the public and the private; beyond agonism and representation; rethinking more

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