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By Judith Vega,Pieter Boele van Hensbroek

Cultural citizenship is a lately constructed proposal in discussions on multicultural society, the media society, consumerism, and political concept. It addresses a number of the ways that citizenship is changing into combined up with tradition, both via globalisation approaches (involving new cultural identities, immigrations, tradition industries) or by way of more and more lifestyle orientated kinds of motion. within the face of those demanding situations, the great outdated suggestion of citizenship turns out short of a few tips.
This ebook takes a clean examine cultural citizenship by means of exploring it from political-philosophical angles. It seeks to boost explicitly normative views at the current debates round tradition. What do the unconventional nationwide and international constellations suggest with admire to inclusion and exclusion, participation and marginalisation, political rights and ‘mere’ cultural practices? furthermore, this volume’s authors objective to increase notions of cultural citizenship past the liberal political paradigm that affiliates it with ‘cultural rights’, ‘cultural capital’ or the ‘consumer-citizen’. They have interaction 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 variety of pertinent matters, exploring old in addition to present-day understandings, and theoretical in addition to coverage purposes of the inspiration of cultural citizenship.

This booklet was once initially released as a unique factor of Citizenship Studies.

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